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156466 - Multidisciplinary care of the elderly patient with cancer

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Multidisciplinary Management of the Elderly Patient with Cancer 
 

Relevance to General Practice

Cancer needs in the elderly include getting the right health care and follow-up treatment for ongoing quality of life. Multidisciplinary management is known to be effective for the patient, friends and caregivers. Providing evidence-based knowledge of current treatments for patients, including diet and exercise, is often done in primary care settings and exploring updates in the field is relevant to GP's. Local research to improve the survivor experience and service referral options will assist GPs to improve care.

Learning outcomes
  • Identify collaborative care models for elderly cancer patients
  • Recognise the role of nutrition and exercise in cancer care
  • Identify points of care for patient follow up to address the needs of elderly cancer survivors
  • Gain updated information on referral pathways into Peninsula Health for cancer services
  • Delivery
    Title
    156466 - Multidisciplinary care of the elderly patient with cancer
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    2 hours
    Start Date
    25-Jul-2019
    CPD Points
    2 hours
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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