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Patient Presentation Including Screening, Investigations and Staging

This module on Patient Presentation Including Screening, Investigations and Staging is part of the e-learning course in surgery for colon cancer which is developed in partnership between ecancer and Health Education South West to form an educational partnership called ePOSSOM. Experts from across the UK have contributed to ensure this module meets the educational needs of post-graduate surgical trainees looking to extend their knowledge on colon cancer.

This module was published in December 2016.

THIS E-LEARNING MODULE RUNS BEST ON MOZILLA FIREFOX AND INTERNET EXPLORER 7 AND ABOVE WITH FLASH ENABLED.

Patient Presentation Including Screening, Investigations and Staging
Module
English
0 CME Points

Target audience

Post-graduate surgical trainees.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you should be able to:

Recognise presenting features of colon cancer, and how they relate to their tumour site.

Appreciate the common investigations used for the diagnosis of colon cancer.

Appreciate how colon cancer is staged.

Recognise presenting features and investigation findings of colon cancer presenting as an emergency.

Understand the rationale behind screening for colon cancer and how this is implemented.

IT Requirements

This module requires the learner to have a good, stable internet connection and runs best on INTERNET EXPLORER 7 AND ABOVE, and MOZILLA FIREFOX on either Windows or MacOS. FLASH ADD ON is also required to run this module.