To enable Registered Nurses to further develop their knowledge of cancer treatment modalities and the nursing management of cancer related problems
examine the treatment modalities and the relationship of these modalities to the patient's cancer process
critique understandings of 'complementary' therapies in relationship to 'orthodox' treatments
apply pharmacological interventions in symptom management of the person with cancer.
determine the principles of palliative care
critique the nursing management of common cancer related complications
apply knowledge of key factors in the management of oncology emergencies.