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Screening for Breast and Prostate Cancer CME Information and Disclosures

Overall Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, learners should be able to:

  • Assess their current performance
  • Evaluate the structure and process of their care and determine how they can be improved to deliver high quality care
  • Create a team and develop and implement a plan to improve patient care
  • Re-measure performance on one or more selected quality indicators (performance measures) after implementing their plan
  • Assess impact of their improvement plan on quality of care

Target Audience

Internists, subspecialists, physicians in training, and allied health professionals.

Continuing Medical Education

The American College of Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The ACP designates this PI CME activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 20 Practice Assessment Activity MOC points and Patient Safety MOC credit in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and ABIM MOC points are available from June 15, 2018 to June 15, 2021.

Contributors

Executive Editor
Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP
Senior Vice President Emeritus
Medical Education
American College of Physicians

Planners ̶ Content Developers
Cynthia D. Smith, MD, FACP
Vice President
Clinical Programs
American College of Physicians

Adam Husney, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Healthwise

Katy E. Magee, MA
Director, Editorial Strategy
Healthwise

Content Developers
Wendy Nickel, MPH
Director
Center for Patient Partnership in Healthcare
American College of Physician

Michele Cronen
Managing Associate Editor
Healthwise

Colleen Cronin, MA
Content Developer
Healthwise

Deborah R. Dakins
Content Manager
Healthwise

Elizabeth Davis, MFA
Medical Content Specialist
Healthwise

Eileen Ellig
Medical Writer
Healthwise

Angela Heileson
Production Coordinator
Production Editor
Healthwise

Brian D. Igelman
Senior Video Producer/Director
Multimedia Studio
Healthwise

Casey Miller
Senior Video Editor/Colorist
Healthwise

Kathleen Romito, MD
Medical Director
Healthwise

Reviewers

Christine Laine, MD
Senior Vice President, Editor-in-Chief
Annals of Internal Medicine
American College of Physicians

Philip Masters, MD, FACP
Vice President
Membership
American College of Physicians

Darren Taichman, MD, PhD
Vice President and Executive Editor
Annals of Internal Medicine
American College of Physicians

ACP Principal Staff
Davoren A. Chick, MD, FACP
Senior Vice President
Medical Education
American College of Physicians

Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP
Senior Vice President Emeritus
Medical Education
American College of Physicians

Sean K. McKinney
Vice President
Medical Education
American College of Physicians

Steven Spadt
Senior Vice President, Technology
Technology/Digital Products and Services
American College of Physicians

Scott Thomas Hurd
Manager, Content Systems
Web Services and Systems Development
American College of Physicians

Bradley Lord
Senior Web Application Developer
Digital Product Development
American College of Physicians

Disclosures

Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP Royalties
UpToDate
Christine Laine, MD Spouse Stock Options
Targeted Diagnostics and Therapeutics
Cynthia D. Smith, MD, FACP Spouse Employment
Merck and Co.
Spouse Stocks & Options
Merck and Co.

All other contributors and reviewers have no relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patient.

Privacy

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Hardware/Software Requirements

Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8 Classic with one of the following browser applications:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) 8 or greater
  • Google Chrome, current version
  • Mozilla Firefox, current version
  • Apple Safari 5 or greater

OR

Mac OS X v10.6 or higher with one of the following browser applications:

  • Apple Safari 5 or greater
  • Google Chrome, current version
  • Mozilla Firefox, current version

In addition to the above, you must have:

  • an active Internet connection
  • Cookies and Javascript enabled in your browser

Note about other operating systems:

While it is not possible to officially support all versions of all operating systems, the current version of this site is designed to function properly on the vast majority of web browsers that are included in current mobile device operating systems, e.g., Apple iOS (iPod Touch/iPhone/iPad), Android smartphones, Microsoft Windows Phone and other smartphone operating systems not listed above, ChromeOS (Google Chromebooks), Windows-based netbooks; and other Android-based tablet devices like the Amazon Kindle Fire tablets and the Nook.

Educational Disclaimer

The editors and publisher of Screening for Breast and Prostate Cancer recognize that the development of new material offers many opportunities for error. Despite our best efforts, some errors may persist. Drug dosage schedules are, we believe, accurate and in accordance with current standards. Readers are advised, however, to ensure that the recommended dosages shown concur with the information provided in the product information material. This is especially important in cases of new, infrequently used, or highly toxic drugs. The primary purpose of this product is educational. Information presented, as well as publications, technologies, products, and/or services discussed, are intended to inform subscribers about the knowledge, techniques, and experiences of the contributors. A diversity of professional opinion exists, and the views of the contributors are their own and not those of the ACP. The ACP disclaims any and all liability for damages and claims, which may result from the use of information, publications, technologies, products, and/or services discussed in this product.

Financial Support

Development of this program was funded by the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation.

Publisher's Information

The contents of this program are copyrighted by American College of Physicians, Inc., copyright 2018, all rights reserved.

ACP owns the copyrights to all materials in this module with the following exceptions, which are all owned by Healthwise, Inc., all rights reserved:

  • Choice Chart, Deciding About Screening Mammograms in Your 40s
  • Choice Chart, Deciding About PSA Testing
  • Tutorial Video: Shared Decision-Making, Cancer Screening - Patient Safety Grant (Produced by Healthwise)

The actors in the tutorial include Shelley Baldiga, host; Maria (Lisa) Sanchez, actor; Alan Jones, actor

Published in the United States of America. [6/15/18]


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