Training and Education

Advanced practice nursing in lung cancer

Extend your clinical knowledge, advance your understanding of the science behind the medicine, and explore professional opportunities alongside your nursing colleagues.

Consider topics such as:

  • The curious thing about stage 3 lung cancer
  • Paraneoplastic syndromes
  • Gene mutations associated with lung cancer
  • The path of an accidental academic nurse
  • Nurse-led research –  what, why and how?

Clinical considerations | Advanced knowledge and understanding | Professional perspectives

Celebrating the release of the ANZLCNF Strategic Plan for 2020–2023, we invite you to watch the recording of our professional development webinar series for advanced practice nurses and other nurses working in lung cancer.

Webinar 1 – Clinical considerations:

The curious thing about stage 3 lung cancer

  • What makes it stage 3 lung cancer and what do we do about it? – Dr Michael Jones (radiation oncologist) & Dr Allison Black (medical oncologist)
  • Nursing strategies during treatment – Kerrilie Phillips (radiation nurse)

Webinar 2 – Advanced knowledge and understanding

What do all these letters mean?

  • Paraneoplastic syndromes – Renae Grundy (CNC lung)
  • Gene mutations associated with lung cancer – Dr Rebecca Tay (medical oncologist)

Webinar 3 – Professional perspectives

What’s next for me as a nurse?

  • The path of an accidental academic nurse: Clinical practice and research – Prof Vanessa McDonald (Professor of Nursing, academic clinician)
  • Nurse-led research – what, why and how? – Dr Vanessa Brunelli (research fellow in lung cancer)

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