Influenza-Fecal Immunochemical Test and Influenza–Fecal Occult Blood Test Program Materials

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Influenza-Fecal Immunochemical Test and Influenza–Fecal Occult Blood Test Program Materials

Description

The influenza-fecal immunochemical test (FLU-FIT) and influenza–fecal occult blood test (FLU-FOBT) Programs allow health care providers to increase access to colorectal cancer screening by offering home tests to patients at the time of their annual influenza shots. This Web page offers information and program materials to help providers implement a FLU-FIT or FLU-FOBT Program.

The downloadable materials are provided in an editable format so you can customize them for your clinical setting.

The materials available for download include the following:

  • Staff training slides
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention influenza vaccine guidelines and resources
  • U.S. Preventive Services Task Force colorectal cancer screening guidelines
  • Tools to determine who needs FIT or FOBT
  • Colorectal cancer screening and FIT/FOBT: facts and talking points for staff to use with patients
  • Patient instructions for FIT and FOBT
  • Various sample documents

 

Developer:

University of California, San Francisco

Funding Sources:

American Cancer Society; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Alexander and Margaret Stewart Trust; HMO Cancer Research Network

History

Release Date: 2011
Original Summary: May 2013
Last Updated: 09/11/13

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