Ethical Issues and Decision Making in Head and Neck Cancer

Wednesday 4th October 2017

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A study day for multidisciplinary professionals that will discuss the ethical issues and decision making processes when treating head and neck cancer patients

Course overview

This event will discuss the ethical issues and decision making processes when treating head and neck cancer patients. We will discuss new and emerging therapies and the various risks involved in ensuring maximum care for your patients

Intended Audience

Head and neck cancer nurses, palliative care teams and other health professionals (speech therapists, dieticians, physiotherapists, junior doctors) involved in the treatment and care of head and neck cancer patients

Learning outcomes

At the end of the day delegates will:

  • Understand the decision-making process for patients with head and neck cancer
  • Be aware of emerging therapies for head and neck cancer
  • Appreciate ethical issues in head and neck cancer management

  • Aims & objectives

    To help health professionals with:

  • Difficult decision making in head and neck cancer
  • Ensuring that appropriate mechanisms are in place to inform team decision making and minimise risk to patients
  • Understanding the relevance of emerging developments in head and neck cancer

  • Topics covered

  • Dilemmas in head and neck cancer care
  • Emerging therapies in head & neck cancer
  • Human papilloma virus (HPV) & implications

  • Key themes

  • Treating head and neck cancer in the patient with dementia
  • Ethical issues and dilemmas in head and neck cancer
  • Emerging treatments for head and neck cancer
  • Substance abuse in head and neck cancer

  • Fees

    £90 General Admission
    £80 Early Bird (Before 25 Aug)
    £50 Christie Staff

    Recommendations

    95% of attendees at the previous head and neck cancer study day recommend this event

    Sponsors

    If you would like to sponsor this event, please email   victoria.taylor2@christie.nhs.uk for further information



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