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Oral Cancer Masterclass - Online Series
1.5 CPD Hours | A comprehensive online series... Oral Cancer Masterclass Online Series brings together numerous specialists to provide frontline dental practitioners with the current methods and treatments of oral cancer and potentially malignant disorders. Each webinar offers the most current and practical information directly relating to your everyday practice, presented by NSW’s top Head and Neck Specialists, Medical and Radiation Oncologists, Rehabilitative Surgeons, Prosthodontists and Oral Medicine Specialists to discuss the latest developments in oral cancer diagnosis, treatment and research.  Each session takes you on a journey from the identification and investigation of potentially malignant lesions, through the latest treatments for oral cancer and reconstruction therapies, to the complications that may arise following these therapies. Register today for some, or all, sessions of this Oral Cancer Masterclass Online Series and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse Cancer Hospital.   Session Outline ​                                                                                                 Session 1 2 June 2022, 6:30pm-8:00pm Oral Screening and Diagnostics Presenters: Prof Carsten Palme, Clinical A/Prof Mark Schifter, Dr Sue-Ching Yeoh Oral Cancer Masterclass Series – Session One focuses on how to perform a comprehensive head, neck and oral mucosal examination, the importance of a dental practitioner’s role in the early assessment of a patient with malignant or potentially malignant lesions of the oral cavity, and oral cancer screening and detection techniques. ​                                                                      Session 2 20 July 2022, 6:30pm-8:00pm Pre-radiation / Pre-Chemotherapy Presenters:  A/Prof Dale Howes, and Dr Raymond Wu Oral Cancer Masterclass Series – Session Two explores the management of oral cancer and introduces the complexities of oral cancer therapies. Dr Dale Howes, Milross, Wu, Mo will discuss specific dental considerations relating to pre-radiation and/or pre-chemotherapies. This session includes strategies to assess and manage dental considerations prior to traumatic or invasive non-surgical cancer therapies. ​                                                                      Session 3 31 August 2022 6:30pm - 8:00pm Resection, Surgical and Prosthodontic Rehabilitation Presenters:  Prof Carsten Palme, Dr Jonathan Clarke, Dr David Leinkram, A/Prof Dale Howes Oral Cancer Masterclass Series – Session Three explores surgical oral cancer treatments with a review of  surgical case studies, discussing the complexity of oral reconstruction and prosthodontic rehabilitation.  This session provides an elevated foundation of understanding to assist in the long-term treatment planning. ​                                                                      Session 4 14 September 2022,  6:30pm - 8:00pm Radiation and Medical Oncology Presenters:  Prof Michael Boyer, Prof Chris Milross This session will focus on the complexities of oral cancer therapies and dental consideration. In particular, common side effects of radiation and chemotherapy, and how general dental practitioners can help their patients manage these issues. The focus of discussion would be the complexities of oral cancer therapies dental considerations. In particular, common side effects of radiation and chemotherapy and how general dental practitioners can help their patients manage these issues. ​                                                                      Session 5 Thursday 13 October 2022,  6:30pm - 8:00pm Diet, Physio, Trismus Presenters:  Dr Emma Charters and Lifehouse Dietician  Impact of advances in head and neck cancer on speech and swallowing Identify common problems encountered in speech, swallowing and nutrition after an oral cancer diagnosis and treatment Summary of the current approaches in the treatment of nutrition, speech and swallowing disorders following an oral cancer diagnosis and treatment Discussion of advances in trismus rehabilitation and update on recent evidence Update on nutritional support during oral cancer treatment Case studies: interdisciplinary patient care before and after treatment for oral cancer ​                                                                      Session 6 Wednesday 09 November 2022,  6:30pm - 8:00pm Dental Management and Maintenance  Presenters: Dr Claire Scott, and Dr Emily Chu Oral Cancer Masterclass Series – Session Six concludes the 2022 Oral Cancer Masterclass Online Series and provides final helpful tools for the general dental practitioners for long-term treatment planning and maintenance that may be used everyday in practice.   ...

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