We hope you enjoyed chatting with us on June 26
Instructions: To receive continuing medical education (CME) credit for Tweet Chat program:
1) Read the four references articles
2) Review the Tweet Chat Archive discussion
3) Complete the program evaluation and post activity assessment
Tweet Chat Archive
Along with our expert moderator, Kenny Lin, MD, MPH, participants took an up-close review at the updated evidence-based guidelines for colorectal cancer screening.
Kenny Lin, MD, MPH
Associate Deputy Editor for AFP Online
Disclosure: No relevant financial affiliations.
Discussion will center around four concise, evidence-based articles published in American Family Physician.
Review the evidence of efficacy for several established and newer colorectal cancer screening modalities.
Describe recent changes in the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) guidelines on screening for colorectal cancer in average-risk adults.
Explain the major differences between the USPSTF and AAFP guidelines on colorectal cancer screening and the rationale for those differences.
Apply the updated guidelines to help patients make informed decisions about colorectal cancer screening in your practice.
Who Can Participate?
This chat is a public health party. We welcome all primary care clinicians and health professionals to join.
What’s a Tweet Chat?
It’s simply a group of people tweeting about the same topic using a specific hashtag (#) that allows it to be followed on Twitter.
How Does it Work?
Everyone taking part in the chat uses a certain keyword (called a hashtag) in all their tweets. We will use hashtag #dcafpchat.
References for Discussion
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Screening for colorectal cancer: recommendation statement. Am Fam Physician 2017;95:254A-254F.
Ebell MH. Should screening techniques for colorectal cancer all have an ‘A’ recommendation? Yes: all conventional screening techniques should have an ‘A’ recommendation. Am Fam Physician 2017;95:616-617.