Lung Cancer Screening Essentials

Webinar Information

Webinar Description

This multidisciplinary Panel Presentation will describe the importance of CT-based lung cancer screening, indications and criteria for screening, the optimal structure and requirements of a screening program, and the current state of screening at UNC. We will present practical information relevant to providers who may order screening CT and/or may discuss screening with patients.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the key components to a successful screening program that includes the rationale for CT-based lung cancer screening.
  • Define a lung cancer screening process that includes informed decision-making and smoking cessation referrals.
  • Describe how the basic structure of LungRADS CT reporting categorizes the baseline, the annual CT screening, and short interval follow-up CT orders.
  • List barriers to increasing screening in underserved populations along with approaches to address these barriers.

 

Webinar Documents

Handouts

 

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
01/22/2024
Course expires: 
01/21/2026
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The mission of Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Grand Rounds webinar is to provide a forum for high-quality hematology/oncology-based content. The purpose of this monthly series is to share expertise and create a structured network for our vast community by promoting professional development, creating opportunities for collaboration, and using evidence-based education to increase knowledge and skills to foster ongoing quality patient care.

These webinars provide FREE continuing education credit.

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Jason Long, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Surgery, Director of UNC Lung Cancer Screening Program
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

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Kim Shoenbill, MD, PhD, MS

Assistant Professor
NC TraCS Institute
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

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Michelle Ottersbach, MS, MS, DNP, RN, CNL, CRCR

Nurse Navigator, Navigation Consultant
Early Detection of Lung Cancer Program
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Presenter Disclosure Information

The presenters have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies as defined by the ACCME.

Requirements for Receiving Free Continuing Education Credits

  • Watch the video
  • Complete the assessment with a score of 80% or better
  • Complete the evaluation
  • Download the appropriate certificate

Please see our detailed instructions for more information on completing the Self-Paced, Online Courses and receiving credit.


Accreditation Statements

The following accrediting agencies have approved this course for continuing education credits. Participants should understand that their individual participation and claiming credit must abide by the regulations set forth by their respective accrediting agency. No partial credit will be provided.

1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.The School of Medicine of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The end date for receiving CME credit is June 30, 2024.

1.00 NCPD/CNE
UNC Health is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


In most cases, regulations prohibit the repeated use of the same educational activity (Live Webinar or Self-Paced, Online Course but not both) as it relates to satisfying CE requirements to maintain licensure. Attendees are also required to view a minimum of 50 minutes of the live webinar video to receive CE credit. Please contact your individual accreditation agencies for more details.

 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE
  • 1.00 Participation
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