Oncology Series: Respiratory Complications of Cancer

This seminar enables healthcare professionals to refresh, update and develop evidence-based knowledge and skills on caring for patients with respiratory complications associated with Cancer and its treatment.

Through expert presentations and simulation skills practice, the workshop will assist participants in gaining an understanding about the effect of Cancer on the respiratory system and the impact of chemotherapy and immunotherapy treatment on the lungs.

Who should attend
  • Nurses
  • Medical officers
  • GPs
  • Practice nurses
  • Students in healthcare / medicine
  • Allied health professionals
  • Pharmacists
Workshop topics
  • Primary and metastatic Cancer and its effect on the respiratory system
  • Respiratory anatomy and physiology
  • Respiratory function tests and result interpretation
  • Management of Cancer patients experiencing respiratory complications
    • pulmonary emboli,
    • pleural effusions,
    • SVC and
    • bronchial obstruction
  • Respiratory complications associated with treatment including
    • pneumonia,
    • pneumonitis and
    • pulmonary toxicity
  • Knowledge development of temporary and permanent intercostal chest drains and high flow oxygen

There will also be trade displays of various products with an opportunity to learn more about these products and their application in clinical areas.

Learning outcome & accreditation
4 CPD points
Duration & cost

4.00 pm - 8.00 pm

10% discount available for Mater People

Cancellation and refund policy

Mater South Brisbane Campus
Raymond Terrace, South Brisbane

For more information and a campus map visit the contact page.

Dates & apply now

Currently no sessions are available for this course.

Please contact us to find out about upcoming sessions for this course.

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