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07:00 PM

day:
Wednesday
date:
03/31/2021
time:
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
event:
Virginia Colorectal Cancer Roundtable: Together Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening
location:
Virtual
type:
Seminar
department:
Cancer Center Cancer Center Center for Improving Minority Health Continuing Medical Education Department of Medicine Digestive Health Center Family Medicine Physicians Group School of Medicine School of Nursing
audience:
Employees Faculty Nurses
details:
This webinar will inform healthcare providers (MD, RN, PA, NP and navigators) on the
decline in screening during the pandemic and the increased need from the change in
screening age, as well as appropriate screening options that include home based tests for
colorectal cancer screening.

Patients are deferring colorectal cancer screenings because Covid19. Patients of average risk
are not being offered screening options for colorectal cancer screening and are not advised
to start screening until they reach age 50. Primary care health care providers are the point of
access to colorectal cancer screening for their patients. Providers will learn how to
determine risk level for colorectal cancers and about screening options. tools. and processes
that can increase screening uptake.
URL:
www.tinyurl.com/VCCR2021
isCME:
Yes, credit available
speakers:
Cindy Yoshida, MD, Gastroenterologist, UVA Health, Co-Chair, Virginia Colorectal Cancer Roundtable Alexander Krist MD, Primary Care Physician, VCU Health Lindsey Bierle, DO, Internal Medicine Resident, Carilion Clinic
registration:
Website
www.tinyurl.com/VCCR2021
contact:
Andrea Zimmerman Continuing Medical Education 4349248394 ALM6F@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu
Attachments:
CRC march webinar flyer.pdf

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