In 2018 the US Preventative Services Task Force gave a C grade to screening men age 55 -69 for Prostate cancer using a PSA blood test. What is a PSA test and how does it fit in with diagnosing men for Prostate cancer? Will review current literature on this topic and discuss how screening fits in with current diagnosis and treatment of Prostate cancer. Will review US epidemiology of this disease and discuss differences in rates of disease and death in different populations.
1. Criteria for successful completion: Watch the recording in its entirety and mark lessons as complete. A certificate will be provided and available for download after the final part of the online course is marked as complete.
2. There are no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for those with the ability to control the content of this activity except Patricia Senner, MS, RN, who owns stock in Abbott Laboratories, Medtronic PLC, and Merck & Co. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.
3. Montana Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
4. This activity is available for contact hours through 12/31/2023.
Contact hours awarded upon successful completion: 1, including 1 Rx contact hour
Questions? Email them to [email protected]
Patricia Senner is a retired APRN who has worked in two Urology practices and was formerly a certified Urology ANP. She is a member of the Society of Urological Nurses and Associates and has continued to attend annual urology conference.