Foundation Oncology Skills for Health Care Professionals - 18th & 19th May 2023

This course is for all heath care professionals working within paediatric and adolescent haematology/oncology who not have a degree or advanced level oncology qualification. 

What you will learn

  • An understanding of the nursing care needs of patients with haematology/oncology conditions
  • A basic knowledge of haematological disorders and solid tumours

The nurses role and management of:

  • Febrile neutropenia
  • Blood products
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Tumour Lysis
  • Supportive Care
  • Symptom Management/Palliative care
  • Support for children, young people and their families

Basic Knowledge of the different treatment modalities and their side effects: 

  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Stem Cell/Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Immunotherapy

To complete this course you will be expected to attend both days and to complete a competency document in practice. 

Please note this booking is for both days of the course: 

Day 1 - 18th May 2023

Day 2 - 19th May 2023

In line with current trust guidance relating to COVID-19 you will need to complete a health screening questionnaire prior to attending. Currently these days will be face to face, however this may be subject to change if circumstances and trust guidance changes. We will endeavour to let you know as soon as possible if any changes. 

PLEASE NOTE BOOKING PROCESS - Once you have applied for the course you will receive a confirmation email with a link to make payment for the course, using a credit or debit card (can be trust or personal). You space is not confirmed until this payment has been made. We will not invoice for the course, instead ask for payment to be made as above. If payment is not made by 6 weeks prior to the start of the course your space will be cancelled. 


All cancellations must be made at least 4 weeks prior to the course date to guarantee a refund. Cancellations after this date will not be refunded however another candidate may attend in the space.