march, 2018

27mar6:00 pm8:30 pmCancer screening: an introduction6:00 pm - 8:30 pm The Glen Hotel Cost: Free with dinner provided


Event Details

To register click here. RSVP by Tuesday 20 March 2018. Event is free with dinner provided.

This session will provide practice nurses with information on preventive health and national cancer screening programs to enable implementation of screening activities in their practice. Nurses will be updated on the renewal of the National Cervical Screening Program which commenced on 1 December 2017.


  • Joy McBride, Health Promotion Officer, National Bowel Cancer Screening Program, Metro South Health
  • Kym Quelhurst, Clinical Nurse Consultant, BreastScreen Queensland, Metro South Health
  • Lisa Peberdy, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Cervical, Queensland Department of Health


  • Fundamentals of population health and disease prevention
  • National Bowel Cancer Screening Program, Cervical Screening Program and BreastScreen Queensland
  • Outline of burden of disease, symptoms and facts on bowel, cervical and breast cancers in Queensland
  • Role in cancer screening for the GP, general practice nurses and general practice staff
  • Changes in cervical screening process and establishment of a national register


(Tuesday) 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


The Glen Hotel


Brisbane South PHN


Free with dinner provided

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