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192525 - Cultural considerations when managing Chinese patients

  • : Online

This workshop aims to improve the capacity of general practitioners that work with patients from Chinese backgrounds. The program will include the cultural and cross cultural/generational considerations and strategies to integrate into management of patients and their families. Also includes the introduction of community information project on bowel screening in the Chinese population.

Relevance to General Practice

Colorectal cancer is the second most common cancer in Australia. The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has introduced new recommendations for the prevention, early detection and management of colorectal cancer. General practitioners play a key part in the advocacy, risk stratification and implementation of colorectal cancer screening on the basis of a patient’s individual risk.

Learning outcomes
  • Identify cultural considerations when treating and managing individuals from a Chinese background
  • Outline strategies to apply to individuals from a Chinese background, to manage preconceived ideas, myths and expectations.
  • Determine the issues that first generation Chinese families encounter bringing up children and adolescents in an Australian culture.
  • Recommend Faecal occult blood tests via home test for the Bowel Check project – detect early, act early
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Adult health
    • Care of older people
    • Men's health
    • Women's health
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    Chatswood Golf Club

    192525 - Cultural considerations when managing Chinese patients
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    2 hours
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