Oral cancer is on the rise, and the pandemic is having a significant impact. Enhance your clinical knowledge, confidence and skills and earn 3 CPD points in less than an hour. Get tips to ace the Oral Cancer Learning Hub quiz below.
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect Victorians' oral cancer risk, with alcohol retail sales remaining high between lockdowns and diagnoses falling dramatically when patients can't attend appointments.
Late diagnosis often results in ineffective treatment and poor prognosis. But oral health professionals can have a positive impact on the prevention and early detection of oral cancer. Visit the Oral Cancer Learning Hub and take the quiz to record 3 scientific CPD points. Here are some tips to help you pass the quiz and get the most out of your learning.
Tip 1: Visit the Oral Cancer Learning Hub before taking the quiz
The quiz is based on the content in the Oral Cancer Learning Hub. Take a look at oralcancerhub.org.au first, then there will be no surprises when you come to take the quiz!
Tip 2: Let your personalised Learning Plan guide you
If you don't pass the first time, that's okay. Download your Learning Plan from the top right menu, and read the prevention, screening and detection information personalised to you. Then then try again - second time's a charm.
Tip 3: Take time to reflect
After your quiz attempt, take a couple of minutes to make some observations in the Reflective Notes section. This can help you highlight areas for further learning, and appreciate those you are already skilled in.
Bonus tip: Get some extra motivation If you're competitive or need some extra motivation, click the blue "See how others answered" button. As well as your own score, you’ll be able to see how over 300 other oral health professionals collectively scored on each question.
The Victorian Oral Cancer Screening & Prevention Program is funded by the Department of Health as an initiative under the Victorian Cancer Plan. The program is led by Dental Health Services Victoria, in partnership with the University of Melbourne Dental School, the Australian Dental Association (Victorian Branch), La Trobe University Department of Dentistry and Oral Health and the Department of Health.