Upcoming Events

November 2019

Fundamental Communication Skills

5 November 2019

This course is for:

  • Health care staff who come into direct or indirect contact with people affected by cancer and who may experience problems knowing what to say in specific situations
  • Staff working with colleagues in a cancer related setting.

N.B. Not suitable for patient facing health care professionals

Study Day: Palliative and Supportive Care: Drugs, Art and Spirituality Changing the Face of Palliative Care

21 November 2019

This study day is suitable for any professional interested or involved in Palliative and Supportive Care updates on current topical aspects

 

Nature of Cancer Plus

25 November 2019 – 26 November 2019

This course is for staff who have attended the Nature of Cancer Course or for any 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 2019

FRCR Physics & Radiobiology Teaching for Therapeutic Radiographers

9 December 2019 – 13 December 2019

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

 

January 2020

NM6 995 Chemotherapy Administration and Care

8 January 2020 – 14 April 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: Wednesday 8 January 2020

Theory week: 13-17 January 2020

Clinical: 10 days placement

Exam: 30 March 2020

 

NM6 996 Chemotherapy Principles and Care

8 January 2020 – 14 April 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: Wednesday 8 January 2020
Theory week: 13-17 January 2020

 

NM6 998 Cancer Treatments and Care

14 January 2020 – 21 April 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 122 Cancer Treatments and Supportive Interventions Copy

14 January 2020 – 21 April 2020

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

February 2020

Fundamental Communication Skills

10 February 2020

This course is for:

  • Health care staff who come into direct or indirect contact with people affected by cancer and who may experience problems knowing what to say in specific situations
  • Staff working with colleagues in a cancer related setting.

N.B. Not suitable for patient facing health care professionals

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 is for any staff working in a health or social care setting who would like to increase their understanding of cancer and its treatments.

N.B. Not suitable for health and social care practitioners unless new to cancer care.

Intermediate Communication Skills

17 March 2020

This course is for health care professionals who wish to enhance their skills in communicating with people affected by serious illness (Normally bands 5-7 plus Specialty Doctors)

N.B. Not normally suitable for health care professionals who do not have contact with patients or relatives

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. 

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 Copy

5 October 2020 – 6 October 2020

This course is for any staff working in a health or social care setting who would like to increase their understanding of cancer and its treatments.

N.B. Not suitable for health and social care practitioners unless new to cancer care.

Fundamental Communication Skills

14 October 2020

This course is for:

  • Health care staff who come into direct or indirect contact with people affected by cancer and who may experience problems knowing what to say in specific situations
  • Staff working with colleagues in a cancer related setting.

N.B. Not suitable for patient facing health care professionals

Intermediate Communication Skills

19 October 2020

This course is for health care professionals who wish to enhance their skills in communicating with people affected by serious illness (Normally bands 5-7 plus Specialty Doctors)

N.B. Not normally suitable for health care professionals who do not have contact with patients or relatives

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 course is for staff who have attended the Nature of Cancer Course or for any 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.