Colorectal Cancer Screening in Primary Care



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The American Cancer Society, Inc. (ACS) West Region, is partnering with the RM-PHTC to develop and launch an interactive ECHO learning series to improve colorectal cancer screening rates in primary care organizations. In this series, participants will learn about tools and strategies to improve patient outcomes related to colorectal cancer screening rates in support of the 80 by 18 goal set by the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable. 


This ECHO learning community is FREE and open to staff and clinicians working in primary care settings.


Attendance by multidisciplinary staff from each health center is encouraged. Clinical, quality improvement and administrative leadership are invited to register and to participate in this ECHO learning community. 

Each participant registers as an individual and must connect to each session from their own device.

Video participation in this learning series is required. New to bidirectional video? It's easy and we can help get you set up!


Sessions will be held Thursdays from 12-1 p.m. Pacific/ 1-2 Mountain/ 2-3 Central/ 3-4 Eastern

  • August 3:  Colorectal cancer screening options
  • August 10:  How to identify patients for screenings
  • August 17: Creating a policy for your health center
  • August 24:  Communicating with patients
  • August 31:  Coordinating care across the continuum

Participant Expectations

As a participant in this free learning community, we expect you to:

  • Attend all sessions in the series (to the best of your ability).

  • Submit at least one example for discussion.

  • Participate in discussions during each session.

  • Join via video for sessions by logging in on a computer with webcam, smartphone, or tablet.

Session Format

Sessions will include a brief presentation from a subject matter expert and a facilitated discussion among learners and panel members. Experts and Panelists will include clinicians and staff from the American Cancer Society’s Speaker’s Bureau and the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable among others.