Upcoming Events

February 2020

CPR/DNACPR Workshop

24 February 2020

This workshop is suitable medical/other senior trained staff who have significant conversations with patients & relatives in relation to CPR/DNACPR decisions.

March 2020

Nature of Cancer

10 March 2020 – 11 March 2020

This course provides an introduction to the nature of cancer and is suitable for non-clinical staff working in a health or social care setting wishing to increase their understanding of cancer. 

Therapeutic Communication in Healthcare

17 March 2020

This is an intermediate level communication skills study day for:

  • Any care professional who communicates with people facing or affected by serious or life limiting illness/frailty, and directly responsible for gathering and giving information, including as part of identifying problems, needs and concerns. This may include as part of assessments, admissions, planning, and discharge and consultation episodes
  • Examples include: Doctors, Nurses, Radiographers, Allied Health Professionals, Senior support workers (i.e. specifically involved in gathering patient information as part of assessment), Social Workers

April 2020

NM6 997 Palliative and End of Life Care

28 April 2020 – 4 August 2020

This module is for health and social care professionals who work with people with a life limiting illness in hospital or community settings. 

NM7 123 Advancing Palliative and End of Life Care

28 April 2020 – 4 August 2020

This module is for health and social care professionals who work with people with a life limiting illness in hospital or community settings. 

Immunotherapy Workshop

29 April 2020

Half day workshop looking at the principles of immunotherapy and the recognition and management of toxicities

June 2020

Introduction to Anatomy and Cancer

24 June 2020

This course is for any staff working in a health and social care setting who would like to increase their understanding of the human body and the impact of cancer on body systems.

N.B. Not suitable for registered health care professionals

September 2020

NM6 995 Chemotherapy Administration and Care

7 September 2020 – 14 December 2020

This module is for nurses who wish to develop knowledge and expertise in the administration of cytotoxic chemotherapy and the care and management of people receiving chemotherapy.

Duration: 6.5 days contact over 15 weeks (1 day induction, 1 full week, 1 hour exam) plus 10 days placement in clinical practice

Induction day: Monday 7 September 2020

Theory week: 14-18 September 2020

Clinical: 10 days placement

Exam: 30 November 2020

 

NM6 996 Chemotherapy Principles and Care

7 September 2020 – 14 December 2020

This module is for health and social care professionals who work with people receiving chemotherapy in a clinical or community setting i.e.Practitioners who are not required to administer intravenous chemotherapy but who are responsible for care management.

Duration: 6 days contact over 15 weeks (1 day induction, 1 full week) plus 75 hours clinical practice

Induction day: Monday 7 September 2020
Theory week: 14-18 September 2020

 

NM6 999 Foundations in Cancer Care

15 September 2020 – 15 December 2020

This module is for health and social care professionals who work with people with cancer in general or specialist hospital or community settings. 

NM7 121 Key Concepts in Cancer Care

15 September 2020 – 22 December 2020

This module is for health and social care professionals who work with people with cancer in general or specialist hospital or community settings. 

October 2020

Nature of Cancer

5 October 2020 – 6 October 2020

This course provides an introduction to the nature of cancer and is suitable for non-clinical staff working in a health or social care setting wishing to increase their understanding of cancer.  

Compassionate Communication in Healthcare

14 October 2020

This course is a fundamental level communication skills study day for:

  • Any care professional who communicates with people affected by serious or life limiting illness/frailty, but not directly responsible for assessment & planning of care or treatment.
  • Examples include: Health Care Assistants, Social Care Staff, Medical Secretaries, Ward Clerks, Support Staff, Porters

Therapeutic Commuication in Healthcare

19 October 2020

This is an intermediate level communication skills study day for:

  • Any care professional who communicates with people facing or affected by serious or life limiting illness/frailty, and directly responsible for gathering and giving information, including as part of identifying problems, needs and concerns. This may include as part of assessments, admissions, planning, and discharge and consultation episodes
  • Examples include: Doctors, Nurses, Radiographers, Allied Health Professionals, Senior support workers (i.e. specifically involved in gathering patient information as part of assessment), Social Workers

November 2020

CPR/DNACPR Workshop

17 November 2020

This workshop is suitable medical/other senior trained staff who have significant conversations with patients & relatives in relation to CPR/DNACPR decisions.

Nature of Cancer Plus

24 November 2020 – 25 November 2020

This two day course is for non-clinical staff who have attended the Nature of Cancer Course or for any non-clinical staff working in a health or social care setting who have a basic understanding of cancer and its treatments but who would like to further develop their knowledge in this area.