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This module is commissioned by Cancer Care Alliance as part of its continuing workforce development (CWD) portfolio.

To apply please make a note of the module start month, click on book now and choose the application for the correct starting month. Once your application is complete we will contact you in order to confirm whether or not you have been allocated a place.

The deadline for you to submit an application for this module is 10 working days prior to the start date shown below. 

If you have any questions or queries about this module please contact us via email at NSBackOffice@northumbria.ac.uk or call (0191) 4060901.

This module is designed for registered health care professionals who work in health care settings and provide care for patients with cancer. You will develop knowledge and understanding of the diagnosis and management of cancer. This will be achieved through an examination of module content, which will include patient assessment, screening and prevention, diagnostics and treatment options. The emphasis is on patient care, the module philosophy has the cancer patient and their family as the central focus, and the psychosocial impact of cancer will be explored in depth. You will be encouraged to reflect and explore personal experiences arising from your previous practice and enter into classroom discussion and debate. Patient narratives are used throughout the module to enhance this process.

Teaching Dates:

Online Delivery;

Thursday 29th April 2021

Thursday 6th May 2021

Thursday 13th May 2021

Thursday 20th May 2021

Thursday 10th June 2021

Course Information

Award Type 20 Credit, Level 6

Delivery Method Blend of Lectures, Workshops and Guided Study

Mode of Study
Part-Time

Location
Online Delivery

Start 29th April 2021

Sector
Health, Sport and Social Care

This module focuses upon the multidisciplinary concepts of care and adopts a flexible learning approach to assist you to develop specific knowledge and skills related to the care of people with cancer.

You will need to demonstrate evidence of previous study at level 5.

1. Evaluate and appreciate the impact of a cancer diagnosis upon the individual and their family.

2. Critically explore the complex pathophysiology of cancer and the management of this condition.

3. Appraise current provision for screening and prevention of cancer in the UK.

4. Critically appraise the best available evidence and research underpinning the care delivery and management of patients with cancer.

5. Appreciate the key attributes of complex oncological issues and apply theory to your practice setting.

 

If you have any questions or queries about this module please contact us via email at NSBackOffice@northumbria.ac.uk or call (0191) 4060901.

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