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Red flags, relationships and referrals: GPs and cancer specialists working together to fast track patients – For practice nurses | Bendigo
September 3, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:15 pmFree
This is an education event with a difference! Bendigo Cancer Centre staff would like to work with general practice, understand issues, enhance best practice care and support optimal patient outcomes. Receive key clinical updates, a centre tour, two-way communication and networking opportunities with cancer clinicians. New initiatives will be launched to further support GPs in their clinical management of patients with cancer. A separate session will be held for practice nurses and advertised separately.
Practice nurse concurrent session will include information related to:
- Shared care for patients managing cancer as a chronic disease
- Immunotherapy and potential toxicities
- Symptom and urgent review clinic
- Tour of chemotherapy and radiotherapy services
- Allied health services available to people with cancer
Practice nurses and GPs will come together to hear Dr Rob Blum speak on Red flags, relationships and referrals: GPs and cancer specialists working together to fast track patients, and a panel presentation.