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Lecture Overview

Surgery for colorectal cancer is a common treatment path. This session reviews the types of colorectal surgery most commonly performed and focuses on how to assess, manage, and treat common associated complications.


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Angela Xiriha

Angela Xiriha is a clinical nurse specialist who has worked in the Gastrointestinal Care Centre at St Vincent's Hospital for the past 10 years. Angela holds a Bachelor of Biomedical Science and a Bachelor of Nursing. In addition to direct patient care, Angela is involved with the coordination and provision of education to nursing staff on her ward. This includes ward-based lectures, practical training, and written educational information for nurses and patients. Angela is passionate about gastrointestinal nursing, education, and providing patient-centred care.




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Beverley Ferron
21 Mar 2019

Good to listen to this topic and reinforce my knowledge of this area of surgery.

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Susan Mitchell
19 Feb 2019

Very informative and covered diagnosis, treatment and complications. Wonderful refresher of knowledge.