Secondary Development Outcome:
To provide the learner with knowledge of the latest evidence, the importance of early detection and the role of pracitioners in opportunistic screening, referal, raising awareness and delivering preventative advice. This program version include statistics relevant to the US.
This programme offers an extensive oral cancer learning resource for healthcare professionals. The programme comprises four topics, with each split into further subsessions.
Topic 1: The facts
This topic provides a background into the incidence, causes and development of oral cancer - this will aid your understanding of the contributing risk factors and mechanics of the disease.
The sessions are broken down into:
Topic 2: Team Approach
This topic looks at all aspects of communication both within the team and with the patient. Your role in providing advice and supporting the patient will be explored with the emphasis on:
Treatment Topic 3: Screening Examination
This topic includes practical advice on improving your opportunistic screening procedures. This topic focuses on:
Topic 4: Case Studies
The final topic provides a much needed insight into first hand experiences of examining, making referrals and living with oral cancer:
Click here to download a decision aid installer designed as an additional resource to the course. The aid leads you through the questions you need to consider in making a referral, this should be used in conjunction with the information in the programme.
The decision aid requires Adobe Air which you will be prompted to install or you can download from: http://get.adobe.com/air/
How do I access my verifiable certificates?
To access and download the verifiable CPD certificate for this course, you will need to purchase a subscription by clicking here
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