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Lung cancer: clinical review

Lung cancer: clinical review

Format

Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5 hours

Published

July 25, 2016

Updated

January 12, 2018
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Programme Description

This article by Dr David Breen and Dr Vincent Brennan is free to all MIMS Learning registered healthcare professionals. It covers the diagnosis and management of lung cancer. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include risk factors such as smoking, radon gas, industrial exposure, air pollution, and indications for an urgent chest X-ray.

This module is one of a selection available to all registered MIMS Learning users for free. To access the full range of MIMS Learning modules, subscribe to become a MIMS Learning member today.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Describe the classification of lung cancer
  • Identify suspected cases of lung cancer and know when to refer
  • Understand current management of lung cancer
  • Have an awareness of prognosis and disease outcomes
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    Authors

    Activity and test authors
    Dr David Breen
    Consultant respiratory physician and lead physician for lung cancer multidisciplinary team
    Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine
    Churchill Hospital
    Oxford
    UK

    Dr Vincent Brennan
    Respiratory specialist registrar
    Galway University Hospitals
    Galway,
    Ireland

    Instructions

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1.5 learning credits (1.5 hours 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 and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs. This activity is offered at no cost.

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