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Webinar: Genetic cancer update for general practitioners


This two-hour webinar on cancer genetics is presented by A/Prof Yoland Antil, Medical Oncologist and Genetic Cancer Specialist and Dr Michael Bogwitz, Senior Genetic Counsellor, in collaboration with Cancer Council Victoria.

The webinar also includes a Q&A with our guest presenters facilitated by Dr Jason Rajakulendren, GP. 

93% of GPs who attended this live webinar reported that they would likely recommend this CPD activity to a colleague.

The webinar provides practical information to support you in achieving the following learning outcomes:

  1. Describe best practice management patients with a high-risk familial cancer, including referral process with genetics centres.
  2. Undertake and record a patient’s family history relevant to familial cancer and assess their level of risk.
  3. Implement a referral process for patients to receive testing at a familial cancer centre.
  4. Describe the psycho-social implications of genetic cancer mutation carriage.
  5. Explain the potential medical prevention options to high-risk patients.

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CPD information

Recording this activity for CPD points or hours

Cancer Council Victoria education activities can be used to fulfil the CPD requirements of many registered health professionals.

Depending on your profession, you may need to keep a record of the following:

  • event date
  • provider
  • your learning needs
  • type of activity
  • content details
  • learning outcomes
  • reflection on the activity and CPD hours.

RACGP’s CPD Program

The RACGP activity ID number for this webinar is  513918. It is accredited with RACGP for 2 hours of Educational Activity (EA).

This activity has been approved for the following hours and types.

RACGP CPD Approved Activity: Educational Activities 2 hours


On completion of watching this webinar, you will need to self-record CPD education activities, including type of activity; date; and hours to meet affiliated professional associated CPD requirements.

To provide direct feedback to the RACGP about this activity, download the RACGP feedback form.

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