August 3, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
Nikki Medalen


To watch the entire Three-Part Series visit the FluFIT/iFOBT Summer School Playlist.

This FluFIT/iFOBT three-part series is presented to you by a partnership of the American Cancer Society, Great Plains Quality Innovation Network, Great Plains Tribal Chairmans Health Board, National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable, Community Healthcare Association of the Dakotas, Kansas Cancer Partnership, North Dakota Department of Health, South Dakota Cancer Coalition, and South Dakota Department of Health.



  1. Explain evidence-based interventions for increasing FIT/iFOBT kit return rates
  2. Describe strategies for effective FIT/iFOBT tracking & documentation
  3. Learn how to provide clear instructions to patients on completing and returning FIT/iFOBT kits
  4. Identify tools and resources available to support follow up



Andrea (Andi) Dwyer, BS, Co-Director
Colorado Colorectal Screening Program Staff
University of Colorado Cancer Center

Andrea (Andi) Dwyer is the Co-Director of the Colorado Colorectal Screening Program at the University of Colorado Cancer Center and Program Director at the Colorado School of Public Health. Andi was a key member of the team who developed and implemented patient navigation of the Colorado Colorectal Screening Program (the Program), one of the largest screening and early detection navigation programs in the country. She has worked for nearly ten years in the area of colorectal cancer prevention and health promotion and authored several papers in the field. Andi is also an instructor for the Colorado Patient Navigation Training. She serves as the Project Director for the Colorado Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network, jointly funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Cancer Institute (NCI) and is working in the area of dissemination and implementation research.  Andi is the out-going chair of the Colorado Colorectal Task Force and Co-Chair of Scientific and Evidence Based Health Interventions of the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable. She also serves as the Director of Health Promotion for Fight Colorectal Cancer, focusing on research and patient education.