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Gynaecological Cancer course for GPs

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
RCGP, NHS

This session covers the most common gynaecological cancers and malignancies including cervical cancer, ovarian cancer and endometrial carcinoma. Causes of vaginal bleeding are also considered. The screening strategies for and management of women with gynaecological cancers is discussed.

This session was reviewed by Khyati Bakhai and last updated in December 2019.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the presentation and primary care management of common gynaecological malignancies
  • Outline screening strategies relevant to gynaecological cancers and discuss their advantages and disadvantages
  • Describe and implement the key national guidelines that influence healthcare provision for gynaecological cancers

Screening strategies relevant to women are discussed along with an evaluation of the advantages and disadvantages of screening for gynaecological cancers.


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Instructors / Speakers
Clare Etherington,
General Practitioner. Harrow

Dr Clare Etherington is a GP, trainer and tutor based in Harrow. She has a special interest in women’s health and paediatrics.

Mary Selby MA MB BChir FRCGP,
General Practitioner, Trainer and Course Organiser in Haverhill, Suffolk

Mary qualified in 1988 and is a GP, trainer and course organiser in Haverhill, Suffolk. She is also an MRCGP examiner and casewriter. She writes extensively for educational journals such as Update, Practice Nurse and GP, and has written and edited general practice textbooks in addition to several novels.

Her main interests in medicine are paediatrics, child protection and expedition medicine. Mary is also involved in GP politics.

Delivery
Title
Gynaecological Cancer course for GPs
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Women's health
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
3.06a_10
Access Duration (in months)
12
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