Clinical Staging of the Cancer Patient



Course Summary

This 45 minute eCPD tutorial provides an overview of what is meant by clinical staging and how it is utilised within oncology. The complete clinical staging pathway is discussed in detail including an overview of what clinical information is recorded and what diagnostic tests may be performed at each step and why. The importance of clinical staging is highlighted through case-based examples at the end of the lecture.


Course Tutor

Samantha Fontaine   MSc, BSc, DipAVN (Med), RVN, FHEA


Attendance Certificate

This tutorial is worth 45 minutes of CPD.


Course Notes

Course notes written by Samantha Fontaine are included with this tutorial.



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Course notes to accompany this tutorial, written by Samantha Fontaine, are included to download or print.  Course notes will be available in your ‘My Courses’ section for 7 days following purchase of this eCPD tutorial.


This eCPD tutorial is worth 45 minutes of CPD.

A certificate will be available from the ‘My Courses’ section, for you to download and print, once you have completed the tutorial.  A permanent record of your total CPD hours will also be recorded in your account section.



Sam Fontaine

MSc, BSc, DipAVN (Med), RVN, FHEA


Sam qualified in 2001 and worked in general practice for 2 years before joining Glasgow as the Special Support Nurse in Oncology. Sam is now a Specialist Practitioner Nurse in Oncology having achieved the Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing (Medicine) in 2007, a BSc in Veterinary Nursing in 2009, and an MSc in Veterinary Medicine.


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