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GP Palliative Shared Care - CURRENT MANAGEMENT OF ONCOLOGY EMERGENCIES and...

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War Memorial Drive

North Adelaide, SA 5006

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CPD Event Invitation - For General Practitioners

Dr Dainik Patel is a medical Oncologist currently consulting at the Adelaide Cancer Centre. He is also a permanent medical Oncologist at the Lyell McEwin Hospital. He has received certification from the European Society of Medical Oncology. Dr Patel is also passionate about teaching and is serving as an honourary senior lecturer at the University of Adelaide. He has been involved in the design and conducting multiple research projects in colorectal cancer, neuroendocrine tumors, lung cancer, melanoma, geriatric oncology and supportive care.

Increasing the chance of survival as a consequence of improvements in the management and treatment of oncological emergencies highlights the relevance of this topic. Dr Dainik Patel will present the current management of oncological emergencies describing their incidents and aetiology, and focussing on strategies to evaluate, treat and prevent this wide spectrum of oncology complications.

Specialist Palliative Care Nurses are a valuable part of the Specialist Palliative Care team and have training, expertise and experience in providing complex care, which focusses on enhancing quality of life for patients with a life limiting illness and supporting their families. Hear how the relationship between GPs and Specialist Palliative Care Nurses can be strengthened for the benefit of the GP and their patients.

Learning Outcomes - At the end of the session GPs will be able to:

  • Critically evaluate and summarise common oncological emergencies that may be experienced by patients affected by cancer.
  • Describe potential hazards which may impact on safe and effective patient care delivery.
  • Confidently discuss principles of effective and supportive communication to establish and maintain therapeutic relationships with patients affected by cancer.
  • Appropriately identify and manage immunotherapy related side effects.
  • Discuss the role of the Specialist Palliative Care Nurses in the community as part of the Specialist Palliative Care team.


Complimentary light dinner provided

4 QI&CPD Points (Category 2) - Free CPD Activity


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