Lung Cancer Screening Education

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Earn up to 15 CME.

Equip Your Practice For Patient-Centered Lung Cancer Screening


Lung Cancer Screening Education prepares you to implement a comprehensive, multidisciplinary lung cancer screening program that applies a patient-centered approach to shared decision making, complies with best practices and helps meet requirements for ACR CT Chest Accreditation.

Learn 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.

Elevate and enhance your learning through these top-level features:

  • Bookmarking feature for self-paced learning
  • Expert feedback and peer comparison scoring
  • Automatic bookmarking that syncs across devices — start/stop/restart as often as necessary, at your convenience
  • Track completion status, view/print credit certificates, and refresh your lifelong learning with unlimited access to the course through your personalized My Learning Dashboard

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This activity is co-sponsored by the Society of Thoracic Radiology


CME Information

Accreditation Statement

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.

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.

Technical Specifications:

Supported Browsers on Windows, Mac OS, or Linux:

  • *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)

Contact Information

For information about the accreditation of this program, please contact the ACR at

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

The ACR Disclosure Policy: The American College of Radiology (ACR) adheres to the policies and guidelines, including the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited CE, set forth to providers by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), stating those activities where continuing education credits are awarded must be balanced, independent, objective, and scientifically rigorous. All persons in a position to control the content of an accredited continuing education program provided by ACR are required to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible company within the past 24 months.  All financial relationships reported are identified as relevant and mitigated by ACR in accordance with the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited CE in advance of delivery of the activity to learners. The content of this activity was vetted by ACR to assure objectivity and that the activity is free of commercial bias.  All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated by ACR.

The following planners, managers and reviewers have no financial relationships to disclose: Jeffrey Kanne, MD; Alexis LaCount; Lyndsee Cordes; Alison Loughlin; Melissa Parker; Polina Petrovic, MD (reviewer)

The following faculty have no financial relationships to disclose: 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; Ashley Prosper, MD

The following faculty members (speakers, etc.) reported the following financial relationships:

  • Geoffrey D. Rubin, MD, MBA, FACR – Consulting Fee: NanoX. Stock Options Holder: NanoX
  • Jared D. Christensen, MD, MBA – Consulting Fee: Riverain Technologies
  • Johnathan Chung, MD – Consulting Fee: Roche; Boehringer Ingelheim; Daiichi Sankyo. Speakers’ Bureau: Boehringer Ingelheim

CME Released: 06/21/2021
CME Renewed: 05/01/2024
CME Expiration: 04/30/2027

The time needed to complete this activity is estimated to be 15 hours.

Need assistance?

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Lung Cancer Screening Resources


ACR is your best resource for providing safe, effective lung cancer screening with the latest research, toolkits and key patient information.

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