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SHARED CARE OF COLORECTAL CANCER: WORKSHOP FOR GENERAL PRACTITIONER

The Translational Cancer Research Network (TCRN)

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm (AEDT)

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CPD Reference : Activity ID 150867:  C5 Category 2 CPD points

This activity focuses on shared care for patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) in primary care. 

Program Overview:

Despite the increased prevalence of colorectal cancer,  early detection and improved effectiveness of treatment have resulted in higher rates of survival. GPs are called upon to have an increased role in, long term surveillance and care of CRC survivors.

 

 Learning objectives:

  1. To identify the prevalence of colorectal cancer (CRC) and current survival statistics
  2. To describe CRC screening programs and the diagnosis of CRC, particularly colorectal cancer
  3. To describe current management principles and modalities for CRC management
  4. To identify the role of general practice in the care of long -term survivors of CRC including surveillance of recurrence new cancer and long-term side effects of treatment
  5. To identify how to support cancer survivors to manage their lifestyle risk factors including smoking, alcohol, diet, physical activity and weight
  6. To review the recording and monitoring options for shared care of cancer survivors*

PROGRAM OVERVIEW:

Predisposing activity (30 min)

Before the workshop participants will be asked to review a patient of their own who has had CRC and complete online their reflection

Structured Activity:

The 2.5-hour workshop will cover the following

  1. Case with metastasis and 2 questions: Prognosis and Treatment
  1. Introduction: A talk followed by interactive discussion about:
    1. The increasing incidence and survival of patients with CRC
    2. Screening program
    3. Early and late presentation including the current management principles and modalities of CRC treatment
  2. Presentation of 3 clinical vignettes of patients with CRC in small groups.
    1. Rectal cancer
    2. Colon cancer with neuropathy after chemotherapy
    3. Colon cancer and obesity in females
  3. Presentation and large group discussion of shared  care arrangements, who is suitable for shared care, supports and pathways.     
  4. The workshop will conclude with a review of case at start and questions, evaluation and description of next steps in shared care.

Reinforcing activity (30 min)

After the workshop participants will be asked to review a patient of their own who has had CRC and complete online their reflection.

 

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http://www.stgeorgehospitalredev.health.nsw.gov.au/WWW_StGeorge/media/Media/Publications/SGH-Campus-Map-and-Directory-September-FINAL-2016.pdf

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How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

email tcrn@unsw.edu.au 

 

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Radiology conference room
L1 Burt Nielson Wing
St George Hospital
Kogarah, NSW 2217
Australia

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm (AEDT)


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The Translational Cancer Research Network (TCRN)

The Translational Cancer Research Network (TCRN) is a collaborative and interactive cancer research community based in the South East of Sydney, with links to cancer services and researchers in inner and southern Sydney, and Albury. It was formed to create an innovative and supportive environment for the translation of cancer research into improvements in patient care.

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