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92043 - AFP Clinical Challenge April 2017: Advances in Physiology

  • : Online
Relevance to General Practice

Australian Family Physician (AFP), a peer reviewed journal, aims to provide relevant, evidence-based, clearly articulated information to Australian GPs to assist them in providing the highest quality patient care. Content is applicable to the varied geographic and social contexts in which GPs work and to all GP roles as clinician, researcher, educator, practice team member and opinion leader. As our knowledge of physiological and pathological processes increases, technological advances emerge in medicine to improve disease treatment and management. The April edition of AFP highlights some recent advances in our understanding of molecular and genetic mechanisms involved in diseases such as cancer and gastrointestinal disorders, and new therapies for these diseases. As GPs are at the forefront of healthcare, it is essential that they receive ongoing education as new knowledge emerges and new therapies are developed. This will enable them to provide optimal healthcare for their patients

Learning outcomes
  • Discuss recent advances in gene-based characterisation of cancer
  • Outline the history and theoretical framework underpinning cancer immunotherapy
  • Summarise recent progress on immunotherapeutic approaches to treatment of cancer
  • Discuss recent advances in genetic and genomic testing and the implications for clinical practice
  • Describe the role of the gut microbiome in health and disease
  • Delivery
    Title
    92043 - AFP Clinical Challenge April 2017: Advances in Physiology
    Location
    Duration
    2 hours
    Start Date
    01-Apr-2017
    End Date
    31-Dec-2019
    CPD Points
    2 hours
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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