Palliative Care and Cancer Patients The theoretical and practical issues applicable to the palliation of symptoms for patients with advanced cancer will be studied. The module will look to improve the competence of practioners delivering high quality palliative care in emotion situations. The Module is divided into three strands, Pain - the practical and holisitc management thereof; Psychology, including sessions on cognitive behavioural therapy and screening for psychological distress; and Control of Symptoms such as Cachexia, Breathlessness and Oncological emergencies. Credits 20 credits Module Dates 2014/2015 dates 18 - 22 May 2015 Assessment Short answer questions on a case study (2000 words) Academics involved in the delivery of this module Dr Jennifer Pascoe, Consultant Medical Oncologist Dr Lu Birch, Palliative Care Consultant Dr Iñigo Tolosa, Consultant NHS Clinical Psychologist Stand Alone Course This module can be taken as a stand alone course if required. For further information please contact: Programme Administrator Tel: +44 (0)121 414 3803 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fee if taken as a stand alone course £1100 This course is available without the assessment/credits if preferred Entry requirements if taken as a stand alone course 6 months oncology experience and holding a degree, preferably a 2.1 or equivalent qualifications in an appropriate medical/scientific subject.