Respiratory Complications of Cancer

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.


More Info:

July 04, 2018 at 4pm - 8pm
Mater Education
Raymond Terrace
South Brisbane, Queensland 4101
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