Post-test: CRC Screening Guidelines Webcast

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Post-test: CRC Screening Guidelines Webcast

Answer the 6 multiple choice questions to receive a test score and a link to the program evaluation.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All of these options for colorectal cancer screening result in approximately equal mortality reduction EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Fecal immunochemical testing annually

    • B. 

      Colonoscopy every 10 years

    • C. 

      Flexible sigmoidoscopy every 5 years

    • D. 

      Sensitive guiac-based fecal occult blood test every year

  • 2. 
    The most important step for the primary care clinician to perform as opposed to the office team is:
    • A. 

      Assess risk for colon cancer

    • B. 

      Recommend to the patient that they be screened for colon cancer

    • C. 

      Remind patients to return the FOBT cards

    • D. 

      Initiate the call to schedule a colonoscopy

  • 3. 
    Elements of a high quality colonoscopy-based screening program include all of the following, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Use of a patient registry

    • B. 

      Initiation of an Open Access colonoscopy scheduling program

    • C. 

      Initiation of an in-office flexible sigmoidoscopy program

    • D. 

      Use of reminders for patients who were given home stool blood tests

    • E. 

      Development of a single phone call colonoscopy scheduling system

  • 4. 
    The individual at highest risk for the development of colon cancer in the next 10 years is:
    • A. 

      A 61-year-old woman who had four hyperplastic polyps removed at colonoscopy 15 months earlier

    • B. 

      A 60-year-old woman who had two 0.4 – 0.6 cm adenomatous polyps removed at colonoscopy 4 months earlier

    • C. 

      A 53-year-old man whose mother was diagnosed with colon cancer at age 71

    • D. 

      A 46-year-old woman with a 19 year history of ulcerative colitis with an intact colon

  • 5. 
    All of these approaches are recommended for colon cancer screening by the USPSTF EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Guiac-FOBT every year

    • B. 

      Fecal Immunochemical Testing (FIT) every year

    • C. 

      Flexible sigmoidscopy every 5 years plus FOBT or FIT every year

    • D. 

      FOBT on a specimen obtained through digital rectal exam every year

    • E. 

      Colonoscopy every 10 years

  • 6. 
    Advantages of FIT over guiac FOBT include all of the following, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Higher sensitivity

    • B. 

      Improved patient adherence

    • C. 

      Randomized trials evidence of mortality reduction

    • D. 

      No need for dietary modification

    • E. 

      No need to stop non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents

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