eLearning modules

For General Practitioners

These free, 60 minute online courses have been developed with general practitioners and provide relevant, evidenced-based information and skills training to assist in prevention, early detection, presentation, initial investigation and referral of key cancers.

Courses:

Managing prostate cancer in general practice

This course helps GPs understand the current evidence related to prevention, early detection, presentation, initial investigation and referral for prostate cancer. Using evidence based tools, it helps doctors guide patients through determining their risk and how to help asymptomatic patients decide whether to get tested. It outlines referral pathways for patients showing signs and symptoms of prostate cancer.

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Managing oesophagogastric cancer in general practic

This course help GPs understand the current evidence related to prevention, early detection, presentation, initial investigation and referral for oesophagogastric cancer. It addresses common risk factors such as Barrett’s oesophagus and Helicobacter Pylori. Using evidence based tools, it guides doctors through determining a patient's risk and how to help assess common symptoms. It outlines referral pathways for patients showing signs and symptoms of oesophagogastric cancers.

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When registering for this course please

  1. First select the category of “Research, education and health professions” (including students).
  2. Ensure you register yourself as a health professional (otherwise you will not have access to these courses).
  3. If you require further assistance with registering, see Registration instructions 

Accreditation 

A certificate for 1 hour of continuing professional development will be awarded upon completion of the module.

For paediatric oncology nurses

This free, 30-minute online course will enhance your understanding of what paediatric patients may experience with radiotherapy including the procedures, indicators for treatment and acute side effects. Developed by Cancer Council Victoria and the Paediatric Integrated Cancer Service.

Course

Radiotherapy in childhood cancer: An introduction for nurses

This course helps nurses who provide care to children with a cancer diagnosis understand what paediatric patients may experience with radiotherapy including the procedures, indicators for treatment and acute side effects. It outlines the radiotherapy planning process and includes special considerations applicable to children, the techniques and technologies used, potential acute side effects and nursing interventions to manage those acute side effects. The course may also be relevant other medical and allied health staff working in the field of paediatric oncology to better care for and support a young patient receiving radiotherapy.

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When registering for this course please

  1. First select the category of “Research, education and health professions” (including students.
  2. Ensure you register yourself as a health professional (otherwise you will not have access to these courses).
  3. If you require further assistance with registering, see Registration instructions 

Accreditation

A certificate for 0.5 hours of continuing professional development will be awarded upon completion of the module.

More information

Please contact learning@cancervic.org.au.