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Hodgkin's lymphoma - haematology

Hodgkin's lymphoma - haematology

Format

Expert Perspective

Time to Complete

1 hour

Published

January 13, 2016

Updated

January 13, 2016
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Programme Description

Prompt diagnosis and treatment of Hodgkin’s lymphoma is important, says consultant haematologist Dr Lisa Lowry. This module provides key learning points for GPs, nurses and other healthcare professionals around diagnosis and staging of this type of cancer, along with management and prognosis.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:

  • Be aware of the presenting symptoms
  • Understand how Hodgkin’s lymphoma is classified
  • Explain the various treatment regimens offered and when they might be used
  • Faculty

    Activity author
    Dr Lowry
    Consultant haematologist
    University Hospital Bristol
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Dr Katie Collier
    GP
    Kent
    United Kingdom

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1 learning credit (1 hour learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time. This activity is offered at no cost.

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    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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