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The role of the health care team in caring for patients with oral cancer

Date: 20 April 2020

Course details

This joint BAOS & FDS event is aimed at the whole dental team. The symposium presents a whole team approach to caring for patients with oral cancer with a focus on the patient’s perspective, and discusses ways in which the patient can be supported by the oral health care team. The topics will be covered by specialists in this field.

  • £150.00
  • 1 day days
  • 5.00 CPD Points
£150.00
1 day days
5.00 CPD Points

Suitability

This joint BAOS & FDS event is aimed at the whole dental team. The symposium presents a whole team approach to caring for patients with oral cancer with a focus on the patient’s perspective, and discusses ways in which the patient can be supported by the oral health care team. The topics will be covered by specialists in this field.


Learning Outcomes

Audience

The whole dental team

Educational aims & objectives

By the end of the day delegates will have a good understanding of:

  • Prevention strategies related to aetiology of oral cancer and smoking cessation initiatives.
  • Recognising at risk lesions and the mechanisms of referring their patients in a timely and appropriate way for management through the fast track pathway.
  • Communication strategies for patients requiring urgent referral.
  • The patient’s perspective on living with oral cancer.
  • Preoperative assessment and post treatment rehabilitation.
  • The role of the whole oral health care team in supporting a patient in the long-term.

Format


Additional Information

Further information & booking online:

www.rcseng.ac.uk/education-and-exams/courses/dental  or email fdseducation@rcseng.ac.uk

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