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General Surgery Series: Oesophageal Cancer | John Whiting

19th Sep 2023
1:00 - 2:00pm (GMT)
19th Sep 2023
1:00 - 2:00pm (GMT)
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John Whiting, Consultant Upper GI Surgeon from Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham will be joining us for this event

None of the planners for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Dr. Whiting, faculty for this educational event, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Summary

Oesophageal cancer is among the top most common and deadliest cancers globally. Despite advancements in diagnostic techniques and treatment modalities, patient outcomes remain suboptimal. For physicians, it is crucial to stay updated and effectively implement these advancements in clinical practice. This needs assessment outlines the practice gap surrounding the management and understanding of oesophageal cancer.

Learning objectives

Learning objectives for the teaching session on oesophageal cancer: Diagnostic Competence: By the end of this session, participants will be able to effectively recognize and evaluate early clinical signs and symptoms of oesophageal cancer, leading to timely and accurate diagnoses. Strategic Treatment Planning: Participants will be skilled in formulating and executing comprehensive, evidence-based treatment plans tailored to the specific subtype and stage of oesophageal cancer. Utilization of Diagnostic Tools: Attendees will demonstrate proficiency in selecting and interpreting the most appropriate diagnostic modalities, from endoscopy to imaging, for suspected oesophageal cancer cases. Patient Management and Communication: By the end of the session, participants will be adept in counseling patients with oesophageal cancer about their diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment options, ensuring informed decision-making. Continuous Care Evaluation: Learners will develop the competence to monitor and assess the ongoing care of oesophageal cancer patients, making necessary adjustments to treatment based on patient response and emerging clinical evidence.
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19th Sep 2023
1:00 - 2:00pm (GMT)
Hosted on MedAll
Attendance certificate available
This event has ended. Similar events
Free
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