Price: Free
Course CE Credits: 
0.5 Nursing Contact Hour
Course Format: 
Self-Paced/Asynchronous
Course Target audience: 
RNs
Interprofessional team
Primary Care
Course Description: 

This module will discuss considerations for cancer screening in older adults and types of cancer screening.

Course Learning Objectives: 

After viewing this module, participants will be able to:

  • Describe principles to consider in cancer screening for older adults.
  • Understand breast, cervical, colorectal, and prostate cancer screening recommendations for older adults.
  • Identify differences between U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and American cancer Society cancer screening recommendations for older adults.
Course Disclaimer: 

The author, planning committee, and reviewers have no financial or other conflicts of interest related to this course. There is no sponsorship or commercial support used for this course.

There is no "off label" usage of drugs or products discussed in this course.

Often both generic and trade names may be used in some courses. Trade names may be referred to in a course to promote familiarity and does not suggest endorsement of any individual product over another.

Author: Sherry A. Greenberg, PhD, MSN, GNP-BC
Fellow, Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, NYU College of Nursing