iFOBT (immunochemical-based Faecal Occult Blood Test) community screening started in MOH health clinics since 2013. It is available at government health clinics in Penang.
CRITERIA for Screening:
•Age Group: 50 - 75 years old
•Asymptomatic (pre-clinical state)
•No family history
•Health Clinics & Community (integrated / opportunistic screening)
•Willingness to proceed with colonoscopy or further intervention
High-risk Group (with symptoms/family history) will be referred directly to Hospital for further assessment and management.
POPULATION AT RISK:
•Personal history of either polyps or colorectal cancer
•Family history of either polyps or colorectal cancer
•Personal history of inflammatory bowel disease
•Family history of cancer such as breast, uterine & ovarian. Average Risk
•Asymptomatic individual aged over 40 years Low Risk
•Asymptomatic individuals aged less than 40 years and other than those listed above.
Closing date: 25 Feb 2017
Organised by: D'Home Mental Health Association
For further enquiries, please contact Ms Baby Goh 012 487 8873, Ms Sally Yeoh 012 485 6087, D'Home at 04-643 4432 or email <email@example.com>
Saturday 11 March 2017
8.00 am - 5.00 pm
G Hotel Gurney, Penang, Salon IV
FREE registration, limited to 100 participants.
Organised by Colorectal Cancer Survivorship Society Malaysia
Further information, please contact Mr Sri Tharan 016 709 0010, Ms Cynthia Chu 012 313 1487 or email <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Course Work Requirements: 100%
2 tapes & transcript: 50%
Illustrating basic counseling skills in the context of a chosen counseling approach
Journal : 50%
A record of personal awareness and response to each session Examination : 1 hour 30 mins
Section A: 30%
30 compulsory questions
Section B: 40 %
Counselling Theories & Counselling Skills
Section C: 30%
Final tape & transcript of a complete interview illustrating all skills learnt within the context of a chosen counselling model to be submitted on the day of examination.
Minimum of 50% required for course work & 50% for examination to meet minimum course standards.
Attendance: 90% attendance required to meet certificate of attendance requirements. Registration Fee: RM300.00
Any person who is interested in acquiring basic counselling skills.
Course participants have to be proficient in English as course instructions, notes and reading assignments as well as stipulated written reports and examination will be in English.
Participants from NGOs have to be nominated by their respective organisations.
As the maximum number of participants that can be accepted is 25, please register early. Places will be on a first-come-first-served basis.
For registration/enquiries, email Nor at <email@example.com> or call 04-228 4140.