Colon Cancer Basics: Screening and Treatment – Pharmacist

  Price  $6.95

  Credits  1.5


The community healthcare provider can play an active role in educating patients who are at risk for developing colon cancer as well as those who have been diagnosed with colon cancer. Many risk factors are linked with the development of colon cancer; patients can be informed about these and strategies to reduce them when possible. Additionally, community healthcare providers can educate, advocate, and even offer screening options to eligible patients. Finally, guidance regarding side effect management for those undergoing colon cancer treatment can be provided.


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Course Information

Target Audience


Lisa Holle
Knowledge Level

General Overview

This activity will apply to a broad range of learning needs/pharmacy settings. It may include common disease state/therapy overivews and/or general pharmacy needs such as medication errors, immunizations, or law topics.

Learning Objectives



  • Compare advantages and disadvantages of available screening modalities for early detection of colorectal cancer.
  • Recognize adverse drug reactions of individual and combination chemotherapy regimens for colorectal cancer and select appropriate prevention/treatment strategies.
  • Identify relevant patient-specific counseling information for colonoscopy preparation and chemotherapy regimens.

Course Accreditation

  • Activity Type:
  • CE Broker
  • Universal Activity Number:
    Pharmacist : 0798-0000-22-041-H01-P
PharmCon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

PharmCon, Inc. is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

Credit for this program is issued by passing the final test hosted at with a score of 70% or higher.

Technology Requirements

  • Hardware Requirements
    Standard Windows/Mac System
    iPad or iPhone
    Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
  • Software Requirements
    Standard Windows/Mac System
    iPad or iPhone
    Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
  • Network Requirements
    Broadband Internet Connection:
    T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
    4G cellular connection
Computer sharing is NOT permitted due to accreditation guidelines on activity monitoring. Credit is earned by one user per device.