LOCATION

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Liberty Ballroom (Level 3 Skybridge)

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This event is neither sponsored nor endorsed by ACG.

FACULTY

Brooks D. Cash, MD

Activity Chair

Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology,

and Nutrition

Co-Director, Ertan Digestive Disease Center

Visiting Professor of Medicine

McGovern Medical School

University of Texas Health Science Center

at Houston

Houston, Texas

 

Deborah A. Fisher, MD, MHS

Associate Professor of Medicine

Division of Gastroenterology

Duke University

Associate Director, Gastroenterology Research

Duke Clinical Research Institute

Durham, North Carolina

 

Douglas J. Robertson, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth &

The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy

& Clinical Practice

Hanover, New Hampshire

Chief, Gastroenterology

White River Junction VA Medical Center

White River Junction, Vermont

 

Will be available directly following the activity.

AGENDA

 7:15pm-7:30pm

Arrivals and Dinner

 

 7:30pm-9:30pm

Welcome and Session Overview

 

Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Burden of Illness and the Role of Early Detection

Douglas J. Robertson, MD, MPH

 

USPSTF and ACS Guidelines for CRC Screening and Accuracy/Efficacy of Screening Tests

Brooks D. Cash, MD

 

Cases in CRC Screening

Deborah A. Fisher, MD, MHS

 

 Question and Answer Session

 

Closing Remarks

 

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ACTIVITY INFORMATION

TARGET AUDIENCE

The target audience for this educational activity is gastroenterologists. Primary care physicians and other clinicians in a position to detect CRC early may benefit from participation in this educational activity.

 

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

Controversy or conundrum? New guidelines on early CRC screening are stirring debate, with different viewpoints on when to initiate testing and what methods to use. Through interactive presentations and case studies, attendees can cut through the confusion to better understand how to translate guidelines to direct individualized clinical decision making.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

As a result of participation in this educational activity, participants should increase their ability to

Analyze advantages and disadvantages for various screening methods

Develop screening plans depending on patient features

3.

4.

Discuss USPSTF, USMSTF, and ACS guidelines for CRC screening

2.

Describe the epidemiology of CRC

1.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

Forefront Collaborative designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Forefront Collaborative is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT

Educational activities provided by Forefront Collaborative must demonstrate balance, independence, and scientific rigor. All those in a position to control the content of an activity must disclose all relevant financial relationship(s) with commercial interest(s). The disclosures will be listed in the activity handout.

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CME INFORMATION

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Exact Sciences.

The views and opinions expressed in this activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect the views or recommendations of Forefront Collaborative or Exact Sciences.

 

Forefront Collaborative complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make every reasonable effort to accommodate your request. For special requests, please call Jessica Porucznik at 317.208.2765 prior to this activity.

630 W. Carmel Drive, Suite 260

Carmel, Indiana 46032

P 317.814.3126

Saturday, October 6, 2018    |    7:30PM-9:30PM

Saturday, October 6, 2018

7:30PM-9:30PM

Saturday, October 6, 2018

7:30PM-9:30PM

Philadelphia
Marriott Downtown

Liberty Ballroom
(Level 3 Skybridge)

Saturday, October 6, 2018

7:30PM-9:30PM