Oral Cancer- Early Detection (SOWEB070324 )

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SubjectOral Cancer
DescriptionThe webinar will be aimed at all dental professionals to increase their knowledge about oral cancer and increase their ability to detect cancers and precancers early.
Additional information

Speaker Biography

Mr Neil Scott FRCS(OMFS)

Consultant Maxillofacial / Head & Neck surgeon. Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

Qualified from dental school 2003

Qualified from medical school 2009

Completed higher training in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery in 2018 (South Wales)

Appointed as Consultant Maxillofacial / Head & Neck surgeon in August 2018 at University Hospital Wales, Cardiff

Relocated to Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board in March 2021 to set up free tissue transfer service

Practice is ablative and reconstructive surgery for oral cancer, oropharyngeal cancer and metastatic skin cancer in the head and neck. Our unit offers the full range of soft tissues, hard tissue and composite free tissue reconstruction

VenueWebinar- Virtual Event. Please do not attend a venue., Southampton - Southampton  View details
Date & timeThursday 23 May 2024, 13:00 to 14:00
LecturerMr Neil Scott  View details
Target audience

Recommended to all

Development outcomeC
Course styleLecture
Core topicOral Cancer: Early detection
CPD hours1:00
CostNo charge
Aims

To ensure that dental professionals are aware of how to screen for premalignant and malignant lesions.

To ensure that dental professionals are aware of the signs, symptoms and features of premalignant and malignant lesions.

To ensure dental professionals are aware of oral cancer risk factors.

Objectives

To revise and reinforce the appearance of cancer and precancerous lesions.

To ensure dental professionals are assessing and referring suspected oral cancer cases appropriately.

Learning outcomes

Delegates will be able to list and recognise the signs and symptoms of oral cancer and potentially malignant mucosal disorders.

Delegates will be able to list the risk factors of oral cancers.

Delegates will understand when and how to refer suspected oral cancer cases.