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Increasing bowel cancer screening in general practice

Online learning module for GPs, practice nurses and practice managers which will enable a co-ordinated practice-wide approach to bowel cancer screening

This module is targeted towards GPs, practice nurses and practice managers which will enable a co-ordinated practice-wide approach to bowel cancer screening.

By the end of this module you will:

  • Be aware why general practice needs to endorse participation in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program and be able to explain to patients the risks in not completing the test
  • Be familiar with the impact general practitioners can have on bowel cancer screening rates
  • Have access to the resources your practice needs to encourage patients to screen for bowel cancer
  • Have increased knowledge of key points from the national colorectal guidelines and links to further clinical information

This module takes approximately 30 minutes to complete and is best viewed using Chrome or Firefox.