Past Events

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.

January 2023

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

 

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.

November 2022

Nature of Cancer **Fully Booked, Please See Alternative Dates**

29 November 2022 – 30 November 2022

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

Advanced Communication Skills Training

28 November 2022 – 29 November 2022

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 **Fully Booked, Please See Alternative Dates**

22 November 2022 – 23 November 2022

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

Therapeutic Communication in Healthcare

9 November 2022

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

October 2022

Compassionate Communication in Healthcare

19 October 2022

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

10 October 2022 – 11 October 2022

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.

September 2022

CANC601/CANC6012 Fundamentals of SACT Administration and Care

7 September 2022 – 14 December 2022

This course is aimed at Registered Nurses working in a service that delivers Systemic Anti-Cancer Treatment (SACT) who are required to administer SACT as part of their role. There are theory and practice components to the course and the practice components are flexible depending on the level of SACT administration experience. This course can be taken as CPD or as part of the MSc Cancer Care Programme pathway.

NB. If you are pregnant, breast-feeding, planning a pregnancy or undergoing fertility treatment you may wish to consider whether it is an appropriate time for you to enrol on this module as the practice placement requires you to administer a range of SACT treatments including cytotoxic chemotherapy

CANC701/CANC7012 Developing Practice in SACT Administration and Care

7 September 2022 – 14 December 2022

This course is aimed at Registered Nurses working in a service that delivers Systemic Anti-Cancer Treatment (SACT) who are required to administer SACT as part of their role, wish to study at Masters level and have an interest in service development. There are theory and practice components to the course and the practice components are flexible depending on the level of SACT administration experience. This course can be taken as CPD or as part of the MSc Cancer Care Programme pathway.

NB. If you are pregnant, breast-feeding, planning a pregnancy or undergoing fertility treatment you may wish to consider whether it is an appropriate time for you to enrol on this module as the practice placement requires you to administer a range of SACT treatments including cytotoxic chemotherapy

July 2022

Advanced Communication Skills Training

4 July 2022 – 5 July 2022

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 2022

Nature of Cancer **Course fully booked, please see alternative dates**

27 June 2022 – 28 June 2022

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

Introduction to Anatomy and Cancer

14 June 2022

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

Advanced Communication Skills Training

8 June 2022 – 9 June 2022

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 2022

Nature of Cancer Plus

16 May 2022 – 17 May 2022

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

3 May 2022 – 4 May 2022

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 2022

Advanced Communication Skills Training

4 April 2022 – 5 April 2022

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.

March 2022

Therapeutic Communication in Healthcare

30 March 2022

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

Compassionate Communication in Healthcare

16 March 2022

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 **Course fully booked, please see alternative dates**

8 March 2022 – 9 March 2022

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

February 2022

Advanced Communication Skills Training **Course fully booked, please see alternative dates**

22 February 2022 – 23 February 2022

 

In the context of communicating with patients, families and/or other professionals, this course is relevant to senior/experienced health & social care professionals, who wish to enhance their knowledge, skills & confidence with engaging in significant communications that may be complex, feel difficult, challenging, or highly emotive.