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Online Course

Cancer Survivorship for Primary Care Practitioners

University of Melbourne and Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre via FutureLearn

Overview

Understand the physical, psychosocial, financial effects of cancer

Cancer is a major burden of disease across the globe. Every year, millions of people are diagnosed with the illness.

This course will explore the importance of cancer survivorship, and show you how to develop an effective care plan for your patients.

You’ll learn about the psychosocial and emotional impact of having cancer, and the possible side effects of treatment.

You’ll find out about new and emerging cancer therapies, and the results on cancer survivors of various age groups.

You’ll understand the strain cancer puts on patients, healthcare systems, and primary care practitioners.

Learn with one of the world’s most highly regarded medical faculties

The University of Melbourne is ranked among the 20 best universities in the world for Healthcare and Medicine [1].

This course draws on the world leading knowledge of the University, alongside the Royal Melbourne Hospital, the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) and Sir Peter MacCallum Department of Oncology.

This course has been designed for primary healthcare providers including general practitioners, nurses and allied health professionals.

Taught by

Jon Emery

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