Education activities

Education activities for health professionals

Online breast cancer modules for rural health professionals

Cancer Australia has developed six breast cancer online courses in collaboration with the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM). The courses are available free of charge on ACRRM’s online learning platform.

  • How not to miss a breast cancer – the triple test in practice
  • Breast cancer - treatment options
  • Breast cancer treatment – managing the impact
  • Breast cancer in the family – what does it mean?
  • Follow-up and survivorship care for early breast cancer
  • The younger woman with early breast cancer

Registration is free.

Online breast cancer module for Aboriginal Health Workers

Cancer Council Victoria and BreastScreen Victoria have developed a module to support the key role Aboriginal Health Workers (AHW) play in communicating the importance of screening for breast cancer to Community.

The module will provide tools, skills and resources to help Community, family members and Elders who are eligible to screen, access breast screening and keep Community safe.

The module is hosted on the Cancer Council Victoria Learning Hub.

Genetic cancers and patient risk

Cancer Council Victoria has released updated training and support resources for GPs to improve their understanding of genetic cancers, patient risk assessments and easy referrals to Familial Cancer Centres.

Training: Referrals to Familial Cancer Centres for BRCA1 and BRCA2 testing

Decision Aid: General Practice referral guide for BRCA1and BRCA2 testing

The training takes about an hour to complete, is free and practical, and offers RACGP and ACRRM professional development credits.

Would you like more information? Please speak with us.