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The C Word: cancer diagnosis in general practice

The C Word: cancer diagnosis in general practice

Format

Audio

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

November 13, 2015

Updated

June 10, 2016

Programme Description

Dr Ishani Patel presents key learning points for GPs on optimising cancer diagnosis, and providing care to disadvantaged patients. This 35-minute activity is comprised of audio and presentation slides from MIMS Clinical Update 2014, with the kind permission of The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust.

NB: This presentation was delivered before the launch of NICE guidelines on referral for suspected cancer, which can be found at www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng12

Educational Objectives

After taking this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • List the socio-economic factors affecting cancer presentation and diagnosis
  • Understand the importance of the GP’s role in cancer diagnosis
  • Provide care to disadvantaged patient groups
  • Refer, follow-up and safety net appropriately
  • Dr Ishani Patel
    GP in London
    Associate GP, Transforming Cancer Services Team
    London
    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 0.5 learning credits (0.5 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.

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