Managing Cancer, NU3129 & HI4011 Short Course

Managing Cancer, NU3129 & HI4011 Short Course

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.

Entry and Admissions

AWARD TYPE: Short Course


LEVEL:Short Course / CPD

STUDY MODE: Part time



SCHOOL: School of Sport and Health Sciences

PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College

CAMPUS: Preston

START DATE: September 2020

Entry Requirements:

Please contact us to discuss Entry Requirements: email or call the CPD admin team 01772 891992

Course Content

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.

Learning Environment & Assessment

The module is supported by high quality evidence based online resources.

Assessment: Case study

Fees & Funding

For details of the standard fee for UK/EU students studying this course please contact the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.

£765 per 20 credits (UK/EU)

How to Apply

For further information:

Module information: Please email or call the CPD admin team 01772 891992

Module leader: Alice Thompson

About UCLan

Post-registration Recruitment

Faculty of Health & Wellbeing

University of Central Lancashire,
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 89 3836 / 3839