This module is delivered using a blended learning approach. Study sessions will be split between face to face and online delivery. The module is delivered by a team with diverse backgrounds in the field on cancer management, including expert guest speakers from practice. Content includes-
- Epidemiology, social and environmental aspects
- Biology of cancer
- Cancer prevention and detection
- Diagnosis and staging
- Treatment modalities
- Side effects and symptom control
- Holistic needs assessment
- Psychological and spiritual care
The module assessment will allow students to examine patient care in detail in order to demonstrate an evidence based critical understanding.
AWARD TYPE: Short Course
LEVEL:Short Course / CPD
STUDY MODE: Part time
DELIVERY METHOD: Campus
COURSE LENGTH: 1 Semester
SCHOOL: School of Sport and Health Sciences
PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College
START DATE: September 2020
Please contact us to discuss Entry Requirements: email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the CPD admin team 01772 891992
This module examines the care of people with cancer, and their carers, across the illness trajectory. Key themes addressed in the module are epidemiology and disease processes; prevention and early detection; major treatment options and decision-making; the management of some specific cancers; management of symptoms and side-effects; and person-focused issues.
The module is supported by high quality evidence based online resources.
Assessment: Case study
For details of the standard fee for UK/EU students studying this course please contact the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.
£880 per 20 credits studied (UK/EU)