School of Nursing
No Partner College
Tuesday 1st November 2016 9am-4pm
This one day workshop will provide an introduction to the care and management of oncological emergencies in cancer e.g. Febrile neutropenic sepsis, Tumour lysis syndrome, raised intracranial pressure, airway obstruction
Who should attend:
Nurses involved in the care of children with cancer
Attendance without examination
Worked in the field of Children’s cancer for 14 years and also cared for children with cancer in a shared care unit for 2 years.
Linda is the module leader for NU3116/4044 Care of the Child with cancer module which has been delivered for several years at Preston and for two years in Leeds.
Helena has recently joined the Children’s nursing teaching team as a lecturer. Prior to this position Helena worked on the Children’s cancer unit at Great Ormond Street Hospital as a staff nurse, sister and practice educator
At the end of the workshop participants will be able to:
1. Recognise the oncological emergencies that children may experience
2. Understand the pathophysiological changes underlying oncological emergencies in children
3. Discuss the nursing management of children experiencing oncological emergencies.
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£90 (catering and car parking are not provided)
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