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Providing optimal care for patients with Head and Neck Cancers

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
1 hour 30 minutes

Webinar 5 Nov, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (AEDT)

This webinar will focus on the GPs perspective and explore commonplace experiences in the head and neck cancer pathway - from diagnosis, presenting symptoms to management principles and follow-up care. Learn from experts in the field covering best practice care, key communication points and the challenges GPs face, and take the opportunity to consolidate your learning through the example patient case studies, live polling activities and Q&A sessions provided.

Learning outcomes
  • Explain the general statistics and impact that head and neck cancer has in the Australian population and health care setting
  • Apply and navigate the best practice care pathways with their patients with head and neck cancer
  • Describe key communication points and the role for the general practitioner in the care continuum for patients with head and neck cancer
  • Anticipate and aptly respond to common patient concerns and issues with head and neck cancer
  • This event attracts 3 CPD points

    Presenters Professor Jon Emery

    GP, Herman Professor of Primary Care Cancer Research at University of Melbourne and Western Health; Director of PC4, University of Melbourne; VCCC Primary Care Research and Education Lead, Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge.

    Mr Tim Iseli

    Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon and Head of ENT Surgery Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital

    Mr Mori Wada

    Radiation Oncologist and Deputy Director of Radiation Oncology Olivia Newton-John Cancer Centre

    Penny Chapman

    Senior Speech Pathologist, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

    Dr Maria Dudycz

    Consumer representative

    Type
    Delivery
    Title
    Providing optimal care for patients with Head and Neck Cancers
    Interest Areas / Topics Covered
    Community health
    Location
    Provider Type
    Non Profit Organisation
    Duration
    1 hour 30 minutes
    Start Date
    05-Nov-2020
    CPD Points
    3
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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