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Bowel Screening Update

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
On-demand

On-demand recorded 11 Jun 2020

According to the Australian Government Department of Health, Australia has one of the highest rates of bowel cancer in the world. Early detection is key to lowering the mortality rate. Facilitated by Dr Eleanor Chew, RACGP Queensland Provost, and Dr Andrew Hallam, Gastroenterologist, this webinar covers current bowel screening guidelines, rationale behind timelines for follow up procedures and a discussion on approaches to screening and diagnostic tests.

Learning outcomes

  • Discuss the current bowel screening guidelines with patients to make patient focused decisions.
  • Describe the rationale behind timelines for follow up procedures.
  • Classify patients as appropriate for screening (asymptomatic) or for diagnostic (symptomatic) tests, and recognise the difference in approach and management.

This event attracts 3 CPD points

Host

Dr Eleanor Chew
RACGP Queensland Provost

Speaker

Dr Andrew Hallam
Gastroenterologist

Type
Delivery
Title
Bowel Screening Update
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Community and Primary Health Care
Location
Provider Type
Non Profit Organisation
Duration
On-demand
CPD Points
3
Price Details
For RACGP Members only
Location
Online
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