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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Lumps, Bumps and Sarcomas: a guide

Sponsored by Sarcoma UK, this module enables FREE access for GPs and GP trainees, hospital doctors, foundation doctors, practice nurses, and emergency medicine practitioners.
It uses interactive clinical case studies and images that draw on latest research and clinical guidelines.
 
Gain 1 CPD point from one hour of accredited learning
  • Refresh your knowledge of the clinical presentation of sarcomas
     
  • Understand the common differential diagnoses for soft tissue swellings and bone pain
     
  • Be confident in identifying the red flag features of sarcomas and know which patients should be referred urgently
     
  • Gain a brief insight into the specialist investigations and management options available for patients in sarcoma specialist centres
 
Diagnosing osteosarcoma (and brain tumours) in children
 
 
Funded by, and developed in association with the Department of Health. This module was written in consultation with UK cancer charities including Sarcoma UK.
 
Aimed at GPs, GP trainees, and foundation doctors, it uses interactive clinical case studies.
 
Gain 1 CPD point from one hour of accredited learning
  • Understand what the main types of bone sarcomas are in children and young people
     
  • Know the common presentations of osteosarcoma in children and young people
     
  • Recognise when children and young people need urgent referral to a specialist
     
  • Understand the difficulties with diagnosing children and young people with osteosarcoma
     
  • Understand the issues surrounding the diagnosis of children and young people with cancer in general