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RENEWAL | NEW NATIONAL CERVICAL SCREENING GUIDELINES - Will you be ready?

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RENEWAL | NEW NATIONAL CERVICAL SCREENING GUIDELINES

Will you be ready?

Date: Monday 28 August 2017

Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm | Registration & Dinner at 6.30pm

Location: Commodore Motel | 18 Deakin Avenue, Mildura 3500

Presenter: Dr Marcella Roman, Director Penrith and Mildura Laboratories | Barratt & Smith Pathology

Cost: This event is provided at no cost by Murray PHN

Overview

In December 2017 the National Cervical Screening Program will change from 2-yearly Pap tests to 5-yearly human papillomavirus (HPV) tests. The aim of the Renewal is to ensure that all Australian women, HPV vaccinated and unvaccinated, have access to a cervical screening program that is acceptable, effective, efficient and based on current evidence. Are you and your practice ready for this?

Dr Marcella Roman role predominately encompasses histopathology and cytopathology. She is a pathology tutor with Mildura Rural Clinical School, Monash University, and a part time pathology tutor at the Nepean Hospital University of Sydney Medical School. Dr Roman has a special interest in performing fine needle aspirations, especially breast lumps, thyroid nodules, subcutaneous masses and lymph nodes.

Learning outcomes

  • Describe the role human papillomavirus (HPV) plays in the aetiology of cervical cancer.
  • Outline reasons why the National Cervical Screening Program is changing.
  • Discuss ways to prepare for transition to the new program.
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