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Free Continuing Education Credit Activity: Invasive Cancer Incidence, 2004–2013, and Deaths, 2006–2015, in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolitan Counties of the United States

Sponsors
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medscape, LLC
Deadlines
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Contact

800.232.4636
Online contact form

Purpose

Medscape, LLC has partnered with CDC to provide online continuing medical education based on selected Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) journal articles. Medscape, LLC is jointly accredited to provide continuing education by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

This specific educational opportunity is based on the MMWR surveillance report "Invasive Cancer Incidence, 2004–2013, and Deaths, 2006–2015, in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolitan Counties of the United States." Upon completion of this 1 credit/contact hour continuing education activity, participants will be able to:

  • Compare U.S. incidence of invasive cancer in nonmetropolitan and metropolitan counties from 2004 to 2013, based on a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) surveillance study
  • Assess cancer mortality in US nonmetropolitan and metropolitan counties from 2006 to 2015, based on a CDC surveillance study
  • Describe evidence-based strategies to help achieve Healthy People 2020 objectives to lower cancer morbidity and mortality
Eligibility

This activity is intended for public health officials, hematologists, oncologists, internists, family medicine practitioners, nurses, obstetricians/gynecologists, pulmonologists, and other clinicians who treat and manage patients with or at risk for cancer.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding
This continuing education opportunity is offered at no cost.
Application process

To access the training, register and log in with Medscape.

Tagged as
Cancer · Health workforce education and training · Statistics and data



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