Upcoming Events

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 Communication 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

Introduction to Anatomy and Cancer

4 November 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

Advanced Communication Skills Training

10 November 2020 – 11 November 2020

This course is suitable for any senior health or social care professionals (i.e. Nursing/AHP Band 6 & above, Junior & Senior Medical Roles, Social Workers) whose roles involves difficult or complex conversations as part of assessment or other consultations in the context of serious or life-threatening illness/frailty

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.

Study Day: Immunotherapy

18 November 2020

Learn more about the principles of immunotherapy and the recognition and management of toxicities, including immunotherapy assessment tools

 

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.

December 2020

FRCR Physics & Radiobiology Teaching for Therapeutic Radiographers

7 December 2020 – 15 December 2020

This online interactive course aims to provide FRCR level teaching in line with current RCR guidance relating to physics and radiobiology

 

January 2021

NM6 995 Chemotherapy Administration and Care

11 January 2021 – 20 April 2021

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 11 January 2021

Theory week: 18 - 22 January 2021

Clinical: 10 days placement

Exam: 12 April 2021

 

NM6 996 Chemotherapy Principles and Care

11 January 2021 – 20 April 2021

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 11 January 2021
Theory week: 18 - 22 January 2021

 

NM6 998 Cancer Treatments and Care

12 January 2021 – 20 April 2021

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

NM7 122 Cancer Treatments and Supportive Interventions

12 January 2021 – 20 April 2021

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

February 2021

Therapeutic Communication in Healthcare

8 February 2021

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

March 2021

Compassionate Communication in Healthcare

2 March 2021

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

Nature of Cancer

9 March 2021 – 10 March 2021

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.  

April 2021

NM6 997 Palliative and End of Life Care

27 April 2021 – 3 August 2021

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

27 April 2021 – 3 August 2021

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

October 2021

Compassionate Communication in Healthcare

4 October 2021

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

Nature of Cancer

11 October 2021 – 12 October 2021

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.  

November 2021

Therapeutic Communication in Healthcare

9 November 2021

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

Nature of Cancer Plus

16 November 2021 – 17 November 2021

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.

Introduction to Anatomy and Cancer

23 November 2021

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