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Jan Riley
16 October 2017

Melanoma: Our National Cancer

Australia is known for being "The Lucky Country" - but are we so lucky when it comes to our UV exposure and subsequent risk of melanoma? Join dermatology expert Jan Riley for this timely refresher on a national issue that you probably haven't talked about since childhood.

Educator

Jan Riley

Educator

Jan Riley is a specialist dermatology nurse based in regional New South Wales, Australia. Her postgraduate studies include a Certificate in Dermatology Nursing (USA), Master of Nursing (NP) and Certificates in Dermoscopy and Skin Cancer Medicine. Driven by a passion for “all things skin”, Jan is a staunch and passionate mentor and advocate, who is always ready and willing to share knowledge and inspire nurses to understand skin’s impact on daily lives. Her active participation in a range of professional activities has greatly assisted to raise the profile of dermatology and skin disease in the community. Jan currently develops and presents skin education modules through a co-directed nurse education company (Dermatology Nurse Education Australia) for nurses across all areas of care delivery.

Comments

30 May 2018
Interesting subject for Australians.
23 May 2018
Good
25 Apr 2018
Great video
18 Apr 2018
Great information
22 Mar 2018
A very informative talk on melanoma which was short, easy to digest and to the point.
13 Mar 2018
Very interesting lecture
12 Mar 2018
Need more education on this subject. Still in Australia we don't realize how bad skin exposure is even with sunscreen
11 Mar 2018
Melanoma can be prevented if people become more aware.young people and older Australias still put themselves at risk thinking it won't effect the. Melanoma can spread very quickly and can spread before it is detected. More education should be done at schools. Sun cream has to be applied regularly and further prevention with hats and sitting in shade can assist.
11 Mar 2018
This topic was new to me. The information will be useful for my clinical practice.
11 Mar 2018
Interesting but short snapd Shot
11 Mar 2018
Melanoma quick over view
09 Mar 2018
Did not know that sun screen had to be applied about thirty minutes prior to going out in the the sun. Interesting.
09 Mar 2018
informative
07 Mar 2018
Ok but need more info to identify melanoma
07 Mar 2018
Very good information but visual ID of typical melanoma would be better
02 Nov 2017
Extremely useful knowledge
26 Oct 2017
Interesting quick lecture
23 Oct 2017
Informative
18 Oct 2017
Educator well paced and informative

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