This podcast includes discussion on colorectal cancer epidemiology, screening guidelines and patient engagement for shared decision making.

By the end of this audio CME, the learner will be able to:

  • Discuss the prevalence of colorectal cancer and importance of screening.

  • Recite and interpret the USPSTF recommendation for colorectal cancer screening.

  • Describe the different testing options available for screening for colorectal cancer.

  • Discuss the AAFP’s recommendation for screening, as well as how and why it differs from the USPSTF.

  • Take part in shared-decision making with your patient about what screening approach is right and indicated for them.


The podcast program includes an MP3 audio file and an accompanying PDF handout.

  • Read the accompanying handout while you listen to the audio portion.

  • Complete the evaluation and post assessment to earn CME or CE credit.

  • The post assessment is available online:

  • You will receive the post assessment score and certificate of participation by email.

The DCAFP Colorectal Cancer Audio CME Podcast was produced in partnership with the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix Family Medicine Residency. The co-hosts are Jacob Anderson, DO, Kalina Ehrenreich-Plot, DO, and Evan Werk, MD. Tyler Coles is the sound and technical guru

To create a podcast series for primary care health professionals, we need your feedback. You can e-mail us at or tweet to @dcafp( with comments and ideas.

This Enduring Material activity, Colorectal Cancer Screening Podcast, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 0.75 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins 06/30/2017. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program is funded by the Government of the District of Columbia Department of Health
Community Health Administration.