This Nurse Learning Module will provide an overview of what is indolent lymphoma and discuss the current standard management for patients with follicular lymphoma, mantle cell lymphoma and other subtypes. The module will discuss the nursing management for the patient with indolent lymphoma, including case studies to reflect on your practice.
Part 1: Indolent lymphoma: overview & the current standard management in Australia
Presented by Professor Chan Cheah, Consultant Haematologist.
Prof Chan Cheah is a Consultant Haematologist, the clinical lead for lymphoma and Clinical Researcher at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. He also works at Hollywood Private Hospital and is the Director of Blood Cancer Research WA. Prof Cheah is an internationally renowned expert who has authored over 70 peer-reviewed publications. He is passionate about improving access for Western Australian patients to the novel lymphoma treatments.
Part 2: Nursing management of the patient with indolent lymphoma
Presented by Ron Middleton, Clinical Nurse Consultant.
Ron has been the Haematology Cancer Care Coordinator and Clinical Nurse Consultant at Toowoomba Hospital in regional Queensland since 2013. Ron has been a registered nurse for almost 35 years and has dedicated most of his career to malignant haematology. The majority of Ron’s career has been at the Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital, in a number of clinical settings and roles that include haematology, bone marrow transplant unit, education and haematology clinical nurse consultant. Ron has been a lecturer at the Queensland Institute of Technology (QUT) including for the haematology & immunology post graduate course and the Nurse Practitioner course. He has authored a number of peer-reviewed national and international publications.