Melanoma surgery and postoperative care | ACN Accredited | 74 min

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    Surgery is an important treatment modality for melanoma, from early stage through to late stage disease. In this comprehensive series of presentations, we hear from a surgeon, a neurosurgeon and CNCs regarding:
    - The surgical treatment of a primary melanoma, lymph node disease and metastases
    - Wound care of lower limb grafts
    - Completion lymph node dissection complications
    - Surgery for melanoma brain metastases

    This presentation was given at the 2019 Nurse Conference: Melanoma in Practice.

    A/Prof Robyn Saw
    General Surgeon, Melanoma Institute Australia | Associate Professor in Surgery, The University of Sydney | Head of Department, Melanoma and Surgical Oncology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
    Declaration of Interest

    Shahn Coburn
    Clinical Nurse Consultant, Melanoma Institute Australia

    Natalie Osborne
    Clinical Nurse Consultant, Melanoma Institute Australia

    Dr Brindha Shivalingam
    Director of Neurosurgery, The Chris O’Brien Lifehouse | Consultant Neurosurgeon, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and The Mater Hospital, North Sydney | Associate, Melanoma Institute Australia

    This course is endorsed by CAN according to our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Endorsed Course Standards. It has been allocated 1 CPD hour according to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia – Continuing Professional Development Standard.

    1. Describe the importance of surgical treatment of a primary melanoma, lymph node disease and metastases.
    2. List the best practice recommendations in melanoma treatment of wound care of lower limb grafts.
    3. Describe the complications and best practice recommendations of a completion lymph node dissection.
    4. Recognise the changing role of surgery in melanoma brain metastases.

    This learning module was proudly supported through unrestricted educational grants from:


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    Ongoing education

    Excellent presentation. Informative & on point.

    Melanoma Surgery and postoperative care

    Very informative and easy to understand.

    Super educational

    This was an enjoyable seminar to watch with good content that shows intraop video samples as well photographic photos of before and after dressing treatment of post op complicated wound healing. Highly recommended

    Very informative

    Interesting to learn about advances in melanoma treatment

    Melanoma Surgery

    Excellent video to watch, educational, easy to understand and fascinating.