Full - Foundations for Allied Health in Cancer Care (Face to Face)
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Foundations for Allied Health in Cancer Care
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre is a world leading cancer research, education and treatment centre and Australia’s only public health service solely dedicated to caring for people affected by cancer.
Who this course is for: Are you a physiotherapists, occupational therapists, exercise physiologists or allied health assistants with an interest in cancer care? A desire to learn about how to deliver best practice for cancer patients and their carers?
Then this course is for you!
You will get chance to meet and hear from experts in oncology including Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Exercise Physiologists, Nurses, and an Allied Health Professor. This introductory course will include:
Presentations on Cancer, Cancer Treatments, Cancer Related Fatigue, Prehabilitation and Palliative Care
Discussions on complexities in cancer (e.g., lymphoedema) and a case study panel
Practical workshops on Exercise in Cancer and Complex Seating and Pressure Care
Consumer Q&A Session
Opportunities for you to network with other colleagues
Morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea will be provided.
Program: (subject to change)
Acknowledgement of Country and Introduction
Introduction to Cancer and Cancer Treatments
Introduction to Cancer Related Fatigue: Assessment and Intervention
MORNING TEA (provided)
Q and A with Consumer
Lymphoedema and Other Oncology Complexities
Sponsored by Haddenham Healthcare
Complex Seating and Pressure Care Workshop
Exercise in Cancer Workshop
Sponsored by Rehabhire
Introduction to Palliative Care and Communicating at End of Life
MDT Case Study Panel
(include Pain, Sarcopenia, Fatigue, Chemotherapy, Breathlessness))
Evaluation Survey and Close
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No sessions currently available