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Management of Orofacial Malignancies course for Dental Practice

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Royal College of Surgeons, NHS

This session describes how to recognise important diagnostic features of malignant and premalignant oral lesions allowing early and appropriate referral to specialist care.

Learning Objectives

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

  • List the different stages used when carrying out a basic head and neck examination
  • Identify patients who are potentially at higher risk of head and neck cancer
  • List the important features of extra-oral malignancy
  • List important features of intra-oral malignancy and premalignant lesions
  • State when to refer for specialist investigations and treatment

The oral cavity can develop a wide variety of lesions, most of these are benign and are common. The dental surgeon is in an excellent position to pick up on unusual or suspicious lesions in the mouth and refer patients on for specialist opinion.


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Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should have knowledge of:

  • Fundamental head and neck anatomy
  • Basic histopathology of salivary gland cancer and oral cancer
Instructors / Speakers
Atheer Ujam,
Senior Specialist Registrar in Oral & Maxillofacial surgery

Atheer has qualifications in both Dentistry and Medicine and has worked in Maxillofacial surgery since 2004.

Atheer is currently a senior specialist registrar in oral and maxillofacial surgery, based in London.

Delivery
Title
Management of Orofacial Malignancies course for Dental Practice
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
06_03_002
Access Duration (in months)
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