Caring for Cancer Patients

The concept of caring will be taught, together with psychological assessment of patients needs, needs of the teenage cancer patient, genetic counselling, information giving, clinical trials participation, Ethics in Cancer Care, Living with Cancer, Survivorship, Sexuality and Complementary Therapies, Patient Involvement in development of services, and Nutrition in Cancer

Credits

10 credits

Module Attendance Required

1 block week of teaching

Module Dates

2014/2015 dates

20-23rd Oct 2014

Assessment

3000 word assignment

Academics involved in the delivery of this module

Mrs Karen Doyle, Research Nurse, Cancer Studies. CRCUK Senior Nurse.

Stand Alone Course

This module can also be taken as a stand alone course if required. For further information please contact:

Programme Administrator

0121 414 7672
clinicaloncology@contacts.bham.ac.uk

Fee if taken as a stand alone course

£550.

This module is available without the assessment/credits if preferred.

Entry requirements if taken as a stand alone course

6 months oncology experience

Course fact file

Type of Course: Continuing professional development, module