Improving Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates and Quality

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Target Audience

Healthcare providers.

Objectives

  • Understand common barriers to colorectal cancer screening and strategies to overcome them.
  • Discuss key practice-change elements to increase screening rates.
  • Identify elements of high quality testing programs.

Reference

  • Nemeth, L. S., Nietert, P. J., & Ornstein, S. M. (2009). High performance in screening for colorectal cancer: a Practice Partner Research Network (PPRNet) case study. The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 22(2), 141-146.

Speaker

Durado Brooks, MD, MPH
Managing Director, Cancer Control Intervention, American Cancer Society

Dr. Brooks has worked for the American Cancer Society’s national headquarters since 2000.  He is involved in the creation and implementation of strategies to improve the prevention and early detection of cancer and to reduce cancer disparities.  He also serves as Deputy Editor of the Society’s peer-reviewed journal CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians.  

A graduate of the Ohio State University and the Wright State University School of Medicine, Dr. Brooks completed his internal medicine residency and chief residency at Wright State’s Affiliated Hospitals in Dayton, Ohio.  He completed the Commonwealth Fund/Harvard University Fellowship in Minority Health Policy in 1999 and holds a Master’s degree from the Harvard School of Public Health.  Before joining the American Cancer Society Dr. Brooks practiced primary care medicine and served as medical director in community health centers in Ohio and in his current hometown of Dallas, TX. In 2015 Dr. Brooks was honored with the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Laurel Award for National Leadership in cancer prevention and early detection.


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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 CE Contact Hours
Course opens: 
05/09/2016
Course expires: 
12/08/2018
Cost:
$0.00
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Available Credit

  • 0.75 CE Contact Hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/09/2016
Course expires: 
12/08/2018

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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