In collaboration with Cancer Australia and clinical experts in lung cancer, Lung Foundation Australia has developed a free, accredited eLearning course for primary care health professionals based on Investigating symptoms of lung cancer: a guide for all health professionals, a tool developed to assist all health professionals investigate symptomatic people with suspected lung cancer and support their early and rapid referral into the diagnostic pathway.
By completing this training health professionals will be able to:
- Outline the role of primary care health professionals in treating lung cancer in Australia
- Explain how the resource Investigating symptoms of lung cancer: a guide for all health professionals (the Guide) supports primary care health professionals in practice
- Apply the Guide to case study patients with suspected lung cancer
- Outline a best practice approach to lung cancer care including referral to multi-disciplinary teams.
A systematic approach to investigating symptoms of lung cancer is accredited for 40 RACGP CPD points.