Providing optimal care for patients with Head and Neck Cancers
On-demand recorded 5 Nov 2020
This webinar will focus on the GPs perspective and explore commonplace experiences in the head and neck cancer pathway - from diagnosis, presenting symptoms to management principles and follow-up care. Learn from experts in the field covering best practice care, key communication points and the challenges GPs face, and take the opportunity to consolidate your learning through the example patient case studies, live polling activities and Q&A sessions provided.
- Explain the general statistics and impact that head and neck cancer has in the Australian population and health care setting
- Apply and navigate the best practice care pathways with their patients with head and neck cancer
- Describe key communication points and the role for the general practitioner in the care continuum for patients with head and neck cancer
- Anticipate and aptly respond to common patient concerns and issues with head and neck cancer
This event attracts 3 CPD points
Professor Jon Emery
GP, Herman Professor of Primary Care Cancer Research at University of Melbourne and Western Health; Director of PC4, University of Melbourne; VCCC Primary Care Research and Education Lead, Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge.
Mr Tim Iseli
Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon and Head of ENT Surgery Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital
Mr Mori Wada
Radiation Oncologist and Deputy Director of Radiation Oncology Olivia Newton-John Cancer Centre
Senior Speech Pathologist, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne
Dr Maria Dudycz