Bowel Screening Update
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.
- 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
Dr Eleanor Chew
RACGP Queensland Provost
Dr Andrew Hallam