情色六月天

Person-centred cancer care

Key Information


Programme Type

Short Course

Delivery

Blended learning

Award

15 PG Credits

Cost

£750

Next Start Date

28 September 2023

Course Overview

This course is designed for health and care professionals such as nurses, paramedics, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and radiographers.

Cancer is an umbrella diagnosis for many diseases caused by cellular change and involving a variety of causative factors, affecting as many as one-in-two people at some point in their lives. This course explores how cancer affects people and their families from a range of perspectives, allowing health and care professionals to increase collaboration and integrated team working.

Key Features

Uses service user voices

Part time

Delivered by experienced healthcare professionals

Designed for practitioners

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Course Dates

  • 28 September 2023

How You Study

This course takes a blended learning approach. Key concepts will be introduced using seminars and recorded presentations with directed reading supporting access to national policy drivers.

There will also be interactive sessions which will allow for the exchange of ideas and debate over effective multi-disciplinary approaches in supporting people with cancer and their families.

Learning on this course is also supported through the University's Virtual Learning Environment. Additionally, service user voices will be included in learning materials through the use of national repositories, experts by experience, and the 情色六月天 Human Library.

On this course you can expect to cover:
- Aetiology and epidemiology of cancers
- Prevention and detection
- Diagnostic pathways
- Staging of disease
- Treatment modalities
- Acute oncology emergencies
- Holistic needs assessment
- Symptom management including pain management
- Complementary treatments
- Managing concurrent healthcare problems
- Supporting families affected by cancer
- Collaborative working and Care navigation
- Integrated service provision and planning
- ReSPECT and DNACPR decision making

How you are assessed

The assessment for this module is a poster presentation. You will design an evidence-informed poster on an area of cancer care relevant to your practice and present it to the cohort .

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