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Cover image for lecture: Colorectal Surgery: Challenges and Complications

Lecture Overview

Surgery for colorectal cancer is a common treatment path. This session reviews the types of colorectal surgery most commonly performed and focuses on how to assess, manage, and treat common associated complications.


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Angela Xiriha

Angela Xiriha is a clinical nurse specialist who has worked in the Gastrointestinal Care Centre at St Vincent's Hospital for the past 10 years. Angela holds a Bachelor of Biomedical Science and a Bachelor of Nursing. In addition to direct patient care, Angela is involved with the coordination and provision of education to nursing staff on her ward. This includes ward-based lectures, practical training, and written educational information for nurses and patients. Angela is passionate about gastrointestinal nursing, education, and providing patient-centred care. See Educator Profile


32 Total Rating(s)
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Adrienne Hokin
24 Sep 2019

informative and wholistic of the situation

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Anna Carter
29 Jul 2019

Excellent lecture on bowel cancer surgeries and post operative complications.

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Andrea Easter
28 May 2019

Well presented and easy to understand.

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Penny hribek
21 May 2019

Good information.

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Shinu alex
13 May 2019

A very good comprehensive overview of colorectal surgery.

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Kerryn Roder
12 May 2019

A very comprehensive overview of bowel surgery

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Jane Toth
12 May 2019


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Frances Collins
11 May 2019

I enjoyed this education, I work in Aged care and it is a common occurrence to have a patient with a colectomy. The information was very thorough and interesting.

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Dorz135 Dorz135
06 May 2019

This resource was very applicable to my daily nursing care of patients and was good to renforce prior knowledge and confirm the clinical application.

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Gillian Carne
02 May 2019

A bit long and not presented in a way that was engaging