Increasing Care Team and Community Awareness of Commercial Tobacco Use & Lung Cancer Screening Services

On Demand Learning Session

Lung cancer accounts for most of the cancer deaths in Michigan and early detection is crucial to promoting survival. Effective lung cancer screening with low-dose CT (LDCT) is available, though many who are eligible for screening are not aware. Primary care providers and care teams have an important role in educating patients and referring them to timely lung cancer screening.

 

Providers and care teams, you are likely already identifying patients who use commercial tobacco products, counseling them, and connecting them with resources to quit. During this session, we will talk about how to use your current processes to identify patients at increased risk for lung cancer who are eligible for screening. We will discuss the process for referring patients to lung cancer screening, details and effectiveness of LDCT screening, and the critical role that you play in early detection and positive patient outcomes.

 

This on demand learning session is eligible to complete for 1 CME credit. In order to receive credit, please complete the post-session questions and evaluation after viewing the video recording (see blue button at the bottom of the page).

Increasing Care Team and Community Awareness of Commercial Tobacco Cessation & Lung Cancer Screening Services

Continuing Education Information and How to Earn CME Credits

On Demand Recorded CME Webinar

 

Enduring Material Webinar Authors / Presenters                              

Julee Campbell, MPH

Elise DeYoung, MPH

 

Relevant Financial Relationships and Conflict of Interest Disclosure

  • There is no commercial support for this activity.

  • There are no planner or speaker conflicts of interest.

 

Who Should View this Webinar

Physicians and other health care professionals.

 

Objectives

Following this learning activity, participants will be able to:  

  • Explain local prevalence of commercial tobacco use, lung cancer incidence and mortality, and the importance of detecting lung cancer early through screening

  • Describe current recommendations for lung cancer screening, eligibility criteria, benefits and risks, and costs associated with screening

  • Recognize how to identify eligible patients, conduct counseling and shared decision-making visits and required documentation and coding

  • Identify relevant quality measures that will be impacted by referral processes to lung cancer screening

  • Identify interventions and available resources to promote awareness of the benefits of tobacco dependence treatment and appropriate lung cancer screening

 

Webinar Details and How to Earn CME Credit

This webinar will be available through June 4, 2021, to complete for 1.0 CME credits.  Follow these instructions to access the webinar recordings and claim your continuing education credit:

  1. Read all information on this page including disclosures.

  2. Review the materials on the webpage that accompany the webinar link.

  3. Click the webinar link provided to view the presentation.

  4. After the presentation: complete the required session evaluation with post-assessment question.

 

You will receive your certificate following your completion of the webinar and activity evaluation.  Participants will also receive a 60 day follow up survey to assess if information from this learning event was used in practice, to help us make improvements in education.

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