Aim

  • Develop students’ understanding of the principles of cancer chemotherapy
  • Enable the practitioner to safely administer cytotoxic chemotherapy
  • Manage the holistic care of the patient requiring chemotherapy ​​​​​​

Target Audience

This module is for:

  • Health and social care professionals who work with people receiving chemotherapy in a clinical or community setting.
  • Practitioners who are not required to administer intravenous chemotherapy but who are responsible for care management

Date and Duration

Date/Time:

8 May 2019 – 13 August 2019

Duration:

  • Induction day: Wednesday  8 May 2019
  • Theory week: 13-17 May 2019

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

Content

  • Principles of chemotherapy
  • Pharmacology, side effects and their management
  • Cannulation, administration techniques
  • Holistic assessment and management
  • Ethical issues, accountability, consent

20 credits – academic level 6

Number of Places and Cost

Number of places:

20

Cost:

£700 (Subject to change)

Venue/Location

Venue:

The Clinical Education Department

Location:

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust
Clatterbridge Road
Bebington, Wirral, Merseyside CH63 4JY
United Kingdom

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Contact and Application

E-mail us about this course: 
ccf-tr.clinicaleducation@nhs.net

Call us on: 0151 556 5790

Please complete the application form below and return to the Clinical Education Department:

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