Discover how to implement a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary lung cancer screening program in your practice. This interactive eLearning activity demonstrates how to perform shared decision-making using a patient-centered approach, how to implement screening guidelines into clinical practice and how to recognize characteristics of suspicious and/or benign nodules.
At the conclusion of this educational activity, you will be able to:
• Describe acquisition parameters for low-dose screening chest CT.
• Recognize nodule characteristics that lead to suspicion of lung cancer or benignity.
• Identify management strategies for indeterminate nodular findings.
• Develop structured reporting for lung cancer screening using ACR Lung-RADS®.
• Review best practices for interactions with patients.
CME Released: 06/21/2021
CME Expiration: 06/20/2024
The American College of Radiology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The American College of Radiology designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Credits awarded for this enduring activity are designated "SA-CME" by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) and qualify toward fulfilling requirements for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part II: Lifelong Learning and Self-assessment.
Instructions to Receive Credit
• In order to successfully complete the activity, participants must complete the post-test with a passing score of 80% or higher, a maximum of 3 attempts will be allowed. Upon successful completion of the post-test, participants must complete an activity evaluation and claim credit commensurate with their participation in the activity.
• Print/view your CME certificate or Certificate of Participation from your My Learning Dashboard.
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• Google Chrome versions 33 and 34
• Mozilla Firefox versions 28 and 29
• Apple Safari versions 6 and 7
• Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 10 and 11 (do not enable Compatibility View)
For information about the accreditation of this program, please contact the ACR at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
The ACR Disclosure Policy: In compliance with ACCME requirements and guidelines, the ACR has developed a policy for disclosure and review of potential conflicts of interest, and a method for resolution if a conflict does exist. The ACR maintains a tradition of scientific integrity and objectivity in its educational activities. In order to preserve these values and ensure its educational activities are independent and free of commercial bias, all individuals, including planners, presenters, moderators and evaluators, participating in an ACR educational activity, or an activity jointly provided by the ACR must disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest.
The following planners, managers and reviewers have no financial relationships to disclose: Jeffrey Kanne, MD; Beverlee Carlisle; Alexis LaCount; Christina Cinelli, MD
The following faculty have no financial relationships to disclose: Geoff Rubin, MD, FACR; Brett Carter, MD; Sushilkumar Sonavane, MD, MBBS; Sudhakar Pipavath, MD; Archana Laroia, MD; Ella Kazerooni, MD, FACR; Rachna Madan, MD, MBBS; Phillip M. Boiselle, MD; Eric Stern, MD; Brent P. Little, MD; Prabhakar Rajiah, MD; Isabel Oliva Cortopassi, MD; Jared D. Christensen, MD, MBA
The following faculty members (speakers, etc.) reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:
• Shawn D. Teague MD, FACR – Speaker Bureau: Boehringer Ingelheim