Colon and Rectal Cancer
The purpose of this course is to provide the professional nurse with an increased base of knowledge regarding colon cancer. This course also provides basic background information regarding the importance of early screening tests for colon cancer. The information presented illustrates how detection and early treatment of colorectal cancer can save lives. Treatment options such as colonoscopy and surgical intervention will be discussed in detail.

Course Publication Date: January 17, 2019

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Gloria Tartaglia RN
Course No:CRC011619
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Oncologic Medicine
Learning Objectives
  • Identify the causes of colorectal cancer and address the patient at risk.
  • List the types of screening modalities for colorectal cancer.
  • Identify the stages of colorectal cancer and the treatment options for each.
  • Review colonoscopy and the types of surgical intervention for colorectal cancer.


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