Upcoming Events

January 2023

CANC602 Fundamentals of Palliative and End of Life Care

11 January 2023 – 19 April 2023

This level 6  module is aimed at  Health Care professionals who provide care for people with a cancer diagnosis within their care setting; who wish to develop their critical understanding of palliative and end of life care of the person with cancer. Learners will have the opportunity to critically align knowledge, skills and attitudes to personal practice, in a way that supports personal development that can positively influence person-centred approaches in meeting the needs of those who are living with progressive life-limiting illness.  

CANC702 Developing Practice in Palliative and End of Life Care

11 January 2023 – 19 April 2023

This module is aimed at Health Care professionals who provide care for people with a cancer diagnosis within their care setting; who wish to develop their critical understanding of  palliative and end of life care of the person with cancer. Learners will have the opportunity to critically align knowledge, skills and attitudes to personal practice, in a way that supports personal development that can positively impact on practice and ultimately influence person-centred approaches in meeting the needs of those who are living with progressive life-limiting illness.

Physics & Radiobiology Teaching for Therapeutic Radiographers

16 January 2023 – 24 January 2023

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

 

February 2023

Advanced Communication Skills Training (Code 13)

2 February 2023 – 3 February 2023

This course is relevant for senior/experienced Health & Social Care Professionals, who wish to enhance personal knowledge, skills & confidence in patient, family or colleague conversations that are important or can often feel difficult, complex or highly emotive.

Nature of Cancer Plus (Code 06)

14 February 2023 – 15 February 2023

This two day course is for staff who have attended the Nature of Cancer Course or for any 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

Navigating the Minefield of Resuscitation-Related Conversations

21 February 2023

This interactive workshop aims to provide opportunity to explore and identify together: for whom, and why, resuscitation-related conversations need to be considered; whose decision it is, and in what circumstances; interactively examine a best interest decision-making context; and gain some top tips on helpful communication approaches through interactive examples of specific resuscitation-related conversation scenarios.

March 2023

Nature of Cancer **Fully Booked, Please See Alternative Dates** (Code 03)

7 March 2023 – 8 March 2023

This 2 day course provides an introduction to the nature of cancer and is primarily aimed at non-clinical staff. It is also suitable for health and social care practitioners and those wishing to increase their understanding of cancer

Teenage & Young Adult Study Day

15 March 2023

The aim of this study day is to provide a comprehensive introduction to the care of Teenagers and Young Adults (16-24years) with cancer. Every year around 2400 Teenagers and Young Adults are diagnosed with cancer in the UK. TYAs have unique needs that are not met within the traditional model of paediatric and adult healthcare. The needs of young cancer patients in this age group are different to those of both paediatric and adult patients not only in terms of disease-specific treatment, but also in the context of physical, social and educational development. Come and hear from the regions team of expert practitioners and increase your knowledge and skills in supporting young people through a cancer diagnosis.

Compassionate Communication in Healthcare (Code 10)

16 March 2023

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

Advanced Communication Skills Training (Code 14)

21 March 2023 – 22 March 2023

This course is relevant for senior/experienced Health & Social Care Professionals, who wish to enhance personal knowledge, skills & confidence in patient, family or colleague conversations that are important or can often feel difficult, complex or highly emotive.

April 2023

Advanced Communication Skills Training (Code 15)

24 April 2023 – 25 April 2023

This course is relevant for senior/experienced Health & Social Care Professionals, who wish to enhance personal knowledge, skills & confidence in patient, family or colleague conversations that are important or can often feel difficult, complex or highly emotive.

May 2023

Nature of Cancer Plus (Code 07)

22 May 2023 – 23 May 2023

This two day course is for staff who have attended the Nature of Cancer Course or for any 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

Advanced Communication Skills Training (Code 16)

24 May 2023 – 25 May 2023

This course is relevant for senior/experienced Health & Social Care Professionals, who wish to enhance personal knowledge, skills & confidence in patient, family or colleague conversations that are important or can often feel difficult, complex or highly emotive.

June 2023

Introduction to Anatomy and Cancer (Code 09)

6 June 2023

This one day course is aimed at any staff working in a health or social care setting who would like to increase their understanding of the human body and the impact of cancer on body systems. As it is an introductory level course it may not be suitable for Registered Health Professionals

Therapeutic Communication in Healthcare (Code 12)

7 June 2023

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

Advanced Communication Skills Training (Code 17)

20 June 2023 – 21 June 2023

This course is relevant for senior/experienced Health & Social Care Professionals, who wish to enhance personal knowledge, skills & confidence in patient, family or colleague conversations that are important or can often feel difficult, complex or highly emotive.

Nature of Cancer (Code 04)

27 June 2023 – 28 June 2023

This 2 day course provides an introduction to the nature of cancer and is primarily aimed at non-clinical staff. It is also suitable for health and social care practitioners and those wishing to increase their understanding of cancer

October 2023

Nature of Cancer (Code 05)

10 October 2023 – 11 October 2023

This 2 day course provides an introduction to the nature of cancer and is primarily aimed at non-clinical staff. It is also suitable for health and social care practitioners and those wishing to increase their understanding of cancer

Compassionate Communication in Healthcare (Code 11)

20 October 2023

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

November 2023

Nature of Cancer Plus (Code 08)

21 November 2023 – 22 November 2023

This two day course is for staff who have attended the Nature of Cancer Course or for any 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