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Course code

GCCP700

Level

7

Credits

5.0

Estimated hours

50.0

To enable Registered Nurses to further develop their knowledge of cancer treatment modalities and the nursing management of cancer related problems

Learning outcomes

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.