Journal article

Upskilling the Primary Care Workforce in Cancer Survivorship

J Emery, K Smith, M Shibaoka, M Barrett

Journal of Global Oncology | American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) | Published : 2018

Abstract

Introduction/background: There is a rapidly increasing population of people living with and beyond cancer due to ageing and improvements in detection and treatment. This has impacted on the complexity of the primary care practitioners' role in managing cancer survivorship. The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) was developed to address this need for a sustainable education model. Aim/Objectives: The Cancer Survivorship for Primary Care Practitioners program aims to enhance the knowledge and skills in the transition of survivors from oncology treatment into shared care. The Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre's (VCCC) goal was to develop a freely accessible, relevant, flexible, evidence base..

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