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The Optimal Care Pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer (OCP) webinar: Bowel cancer

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

On-demand recorded 24 Jun 2020

Cancer Australia and the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) are hosting this webinar for general practitioners, practice nurses, practice managers and Aboriginal health workers wanting to learn more about the Optimal Care Pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer, and the use of the Optimal Care Pathways (OCP) for health professionals working in Indigenous health services.
 
This webinar will discuss:

  • bowel cancer screening for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and use Optimal Care Pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer (OCP)  guidelines
  • cross-cultural communication and the role of GPs and health professionals in understanding tumour types and care provision as first point of contact
  • care needs assessments and active surveillance

Speakers

Prof Gail Garvey, Deputy Division Leader-Wellbeing and Preventable Chronic Diseases division at Menzies School of Health Research
Dr Timothy Senior, GP at Tharawal Aboriginal Medical Service and Medical Advisor, RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the key OCP themes and principles for providing effective culturally responsive healthcare for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer
  • Identify the risk factors for cancer
  • Discuss some of the barriers to effective implementation of follow-up treatment and monitoring
  • Identify strategies on how to apply OCP resources and knowledge to improve own practices with prevention and early detection of cancers for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

This event attracts 2 CPD points

Presenters

Dr Tim Senior
MBBS, FRACGP

Tim Senior works as a GP at an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service in South West Sydney, and is involved in teaching medical students and GP registrars, and is active in policy development and advocacy in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health. He is an award winning writer on General Practice and Public Health, and is a contributing editor and member of Croakey Health Media. He is active on social media, and was named as one of the top 10 health users of Twitter in Australia.

Prof Gail Garvey
Senior Principal Research Fellow, Wellbeing and Preventable Chronic Diseases Division at Menzies School of Health Research

Type
Delivery
Title
The Optimal Care Pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer (OCP) webinar: Bowel cancer
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Indigenous health, Oncology
Location
Provider Type
Non Profit Organisation
Duration
On-demand
CPD Points
2
Price Details
Free
Location
Online
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