Past Events

October 2020

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

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

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.  

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. 

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

 

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

April 2020

Immunotherapy Workshop

29 April 2020

Half day workshop looking at the principles of immunotherapy and the recognition and management of toxicities

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. 

March 2020

Therapeutic Communication in Healthcare

17 March 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

Nature of Cancer

10 March 2020 – 11 March 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. 

February 2020

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.

Compassionate Communication in Healthcare

10 February 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

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

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. 

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

 

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

 

November 2019

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.

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

 

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