Chronic Disease Grand Rounds
Funded by the Cancer Services Program, Bureau of Chronic Disease Services at the NYS Department of Health
The goal of this program is to improve the knowledge of clinicians about the significance of colorectal cancer as a preventable cause of cancer mortality in women. It also covers primary and secondary prevention screening options, with a focus on women.
Thomas Weber, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery & Molecular Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Director of Colorectal Cancer Oncology & Screening & Director of New York Metropolitan Familial Colorectal Cancer Registry, Department of Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center
Moderator: Mary Applegate, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Bureau of Women's Health, NYS Department of Health
After viewing the broadcast, participants will be able to:
- Discuss the epidemiology of colorectal cancer and the importance of screening and early detection
- List and describe five screening options for colorectal screening for both men and women
- Decide appropriate screening strategies based on patientís risk factors, preferences, and other factors
- Describe methods to handle overarching implementation and counseling issues
Satellite broadcast originally aired March 27, 2003
This Educational Activity is presented by the School of Public Health Continuing Education, which has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the New York State Nurses Association’s Council on Continuing Education, which is accredited by the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. It has been approved for 1.0 contact hours and has been assigned approval code 5TLL8T-PRV-04-036.
The School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. The School designates this educational activity for 1.0 Category One credits towards the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.