Understanding Mesothelioma: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Learn about the Mesothelioma including its causes, symptoms and treatment options with this free online course.

Disease and Disorders
Free Course
This free Mesothelioma course is a great way for learners to become aware of the health effects of mesothelioma and to gain a robust understanding of the disease, its components, its causes, and the various environmental factors that can influence the development of this disease. This free online course allows learners to test their overall knowledge surrounding the development and treatment options for Mesothelioma.
  • Duration

    1-2 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • Responsive





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This free online course will help you to gain an in-depth insight and knowlegde of the disease Mesothelioma. This course will explain the causes and environmental factors that can increase the risk of developing Mesothelioma. The course will also identify the different types of Mesothelioma, such as Pleural, Peritoneal, Pericardial or Testicular Mesothelioma and their respective symptoms.

Lastly, the course will also explain how Mesothelioma can be diagnosed using different procedures and dicusses the most common treatment options that are currently available depending on the staging of the disease. This course will be of interest to any learner who wishes to learn more about how Mesothelioma may be prevented, diagnosed and treated, so why wait, start and learn today!

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Define the four main types of mesothelioma
  • Identify the primary causes and risk factors mesothelioma
  • Recognize common symptoms for each type of mesothelioma
  • Outline how different mesothelioma cell types can impact diagnosis, prognosis and treatment options
  • List different techniques and testing procedures can be used to make a diagnosis of mesothelioma
  • Identify the main treatment options for mesothelioma


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