There are many resources available free via the National Bowel Cancer Screening resource page to assist in targeting patients in your practice including:
Publications for patients, families and friends
GP Learning Module – CPD accredited
Cancer Council WA and RACGP have a learning module available for GPs and practice staff.
2 CPD points will be awarded for this activity available via RACGP learning site.
This activity consists of a case study. Participants will also be able to explore the different levels of risk that patients carry based on their family history and the findings of their screening tests and determine the most suitable follow up and management strategies in the short and long term. The activity also touches on a GP’s duty of care to those who participate in the NBCSP.
Waiting Room Videos promoting Bowel Screening – Stick it to Number 2
Cancer Council WA have 15 second and 30 second videos available for practices to display in their waiting rooms. The videos are from the Stick it to Number 2 campaign.
If your practice is interested in this video for your waiting room please contact Shannon Wagner firstname.lastname@example.org
Find Cancer Early: A Guide for General Practitioners
‘Find Cancer Early: A Guide for General Practitioners’ is a tool designed to assist WA GPs in the early diagnosis of patients with colorectal, lung, prostate and breast cancer
The GP Education webpage houses Find Cancer Early GP resources which include:
Guide for nurses working in general practice developed in partnership with Cancer Council WA, contains information on the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program, a conversation flow chart, and a How to complete an iFOBT guide.
Nurse Learning Module – CPD accredited
eLearning module for Practice Nurses
This course provides primary health care nurses with an understanding of the risk factors and symptoms of bowel cancer, different screening tests for bowel cancer, features of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) and duty of care associated with the management of NBCSP participants.
This course was updated in 2017 with funding from the Australian Government Department of Health.
Duration: approx. 1 hour / 1 CPD hour
Cost: $99.00 inc GST / APNA Members FREE
This module is available here
More info can be found here