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

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

On-demand recorded 30 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.
 
Using prostate cancer as the specific tumour type example, the webinar discussion will include:

  • Prevention and early detection, including the importance of family history and OPC guidelines
  • Systematic care and risks of other cancers
  • Culturally appropriate communication and engagement
  • Informed consent for PSA screening
  • Active surveillance and the role of GPs post diagnosis and monitoring with CancerCare

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.

Mr Ken Lechleitner
Two ilpa Bi-Cultural Consultancy

A/Prof Justin Tse

Director of Medical Student Education, St Vincent's Clinical School Melbourne Medical School at University of Melbourne and practicing GP

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