Past Events

October 2021

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

18 October 2021 – 19 October 2021

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.

Nature of Cancer

11 October 2021 – 12 October 2021

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

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

4 October 2021

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

September 2021

CANC700 Developing Practice in Cancer Care

8 September 2021 – 15 December 2021

This module is for health care professionals, who provide, support or influence the care of those who are facing, or living with, a cancer diagnosis and treatment. . 

CANC600 Fundamentals of Cancer Care

8 September 2021 – 15 December 2021

This module is for those working in Nursing, Allied Professional or other Health and Social Care environments who provide, or support care for, those who are facing, or living with, a cancer diagnosis and treatment.

June 2021

Nature of Cancer

29 June 2021 – 30 June 2021

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

22 June 2021 – 23 June 2021

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.

May 2021

Advanced Communication Skills Training

19 May 2021 – 20 May 2021

 

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.

April 2021

NM7 123 Advancing Palliative and End of Life Care

27 April 2021 – 3 August 2021

This module is for health and social care professionals who work with people with a life limiting illness in hospital or community settings. 

NM6 997 Palliative and End of Life Care

27 April 2021 – 3 August 2021

This module is for health and social care professionals who work with people with a life limiting illness in hospital or community settings. 

Compassionate Communication in Healthcare

21 April 2021

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 2021

NM6 998 Cancer Treatments and Care

12 January 2021 – 20 April 2021

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

12 January 2021 – 20 April 2021

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

11 January 2021 – 20 April 2021

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 remote contact over 15 weeks (1 day online induction, 1 full week of online teaching, 1.5 hour online exam) plus 10 days placement in clinical practice

Induction day: Monday 11 January 2021

Theory week: 18 - 22 January 2021

Clinical: 10 days placement

Exam: 20 April 2021

 

NM6 996 Chemotherapy Principles and Care

11 January 2021 – 20 April 2021

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 11 January 2021
Theory week: 18 - 22 January 2021

 

December 2020

FRCR Physics & Radiobiology Teaching for Therapeutic Radiographers

7 December 2020 – 15 December 2020

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

 

November 2020

Nature of Cancer Plus

24 November 2020 – 25 November 2020

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

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.

Advanced Communication Skills Training

10 November 2020 – 11 November 2020

This course is suitable for any senior health or social care professionals (i.e. Nursing/AHP Band 6 & above, Junior & Senior Medical Roles, Social Workers) whose roles involves difficult or complex conversations as part of assessment or other consultations in the context of serious or life-threatening illness/frailty

Introduction to Anatomy and Cancer

4 November 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

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