Online breast cancer modules for rural health professionals

Innovative online technology has increased opportunities for general practitioners, nurses and other health professionals working in rural Australia to access information about the latest advances in evidence-based breast cancer treatment and care without the need to travel.

Six accredited online education modules are available: 

  • The younger woman with early breast cancer – what do I need to know?
  • Breast cancer in the family – what does it mean?
  • How not to miss a breast cancer- the triple test in practice
  • Breast cancer diagnosis – what now?
  • Breast cancer treatment – managing the impact
  • Breast cancer treatment is over – what’s next?

Registration is free – access education now!

These modules are accredited with the following professional colleges:

  • Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) for one Core Continuing Professional Development point
  • Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) Quality Improvement and Continuing Professional Development Program (QI&CPD) for two Category 2 points
  • Royal College of Nursing, Australia for one Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour as part of RCNA’s Life Long Learning Program (3LP).

For information on the online modules, please contact or 02 9357 9400.


Two accredited programs originally transmitted as satellite broadcast and web-cast are now available online. The presentations by panels of breast cancer experts can be accessed by either web-stream or podcast; click the links below to access the programs for free:

These educational activities are part of the Supporting women in rural areas diagnosed with breast cancer program, funded by the Australian Government and delivered by Cancer Australia.