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WEBINAR- Increasing Cancer Screening participation in your Practice

Tue 2nd March @ 7:00 pm - Wed 17th March @ 8:30 pm

Sydney North Health Network (SNHN) invites GPs, practice nurses and other health practitioners practising within the SNHN region to a series of three free webinars to help increase participation rates across the three national programs. Each specialist presentation will be followed by an overview of practical strategies that can be used at your practice, including the National Cancer Screening Register access and capability.

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Bowel Screening:
Date: Tuesday 2 March 2021
Time: 7.00 – 8.30pm
Speaker: Dr Cameron Bell, MD FRACP, Gastroenterologist
Learning Objectives:

  • Recognise the magnitude of colorectal cancer in Australia and the potential to reduce disease burden by increasing screening participation.
  • Explain the roles of FOBT/FiT (particularly within the structured National Bowel Cancer Screening Program) and colonoscopy in reducing deaths from colorectal cancer
  • Identify the importance of family history in guiding screening choices and advice
  • Explain the strengths and limitations of FOBT/FiT and colonoscopy


Breast Screening:
Date: Tuesday 9 March 2021
Time: 7.00 – 8.30pm
Speakers: Dr Samriti Sood, Specialist Breast Oncoplastic & General Surgeon and Dr Jennifer Noakes, Chief Radiographer
Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the pathway through screening and assessment including the role of GPs and BreastScreen NSW
  • Identify which women should be sent to BreastScreen NSW vs diagnostic.
  • Analyse different clinical and imaging scenarios


Cervical Screening:
Date: Wednesday 17 March 2021
Time: 7.00 – 8.30pm
Speaker: Dr Greg Gard, MBBS, BSc (Med), FRANZCOG, CGO, Gynaecological Oncologist
Learning Objectives:

  • Define the revised intermediate pathway guideline for cervical screening clinical management (Feb 2021)
  • Analyse the National Cervical Screening Renewal 3 years on and the role of cervical screening and HPV vaccination.
  • Discuss self-collection options for eligible under screened women.


Tue 2nd March @ 7:00 pm

Wed 17th March @ 8:30 pm


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GPs, Practice Nurses and health professionals.


Judy or Robi, Education Coordinators – 9432 8250 or events@snhn.org.au.

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