Courses

Allied Health introduction to paediatric oncology (RCH)

Date:

14th May 2018

Time:

8.30am -12.30pm

Location:

Vernon Collins Lecture Theatre, 1.050-HELP-1st Floor West, The Royal Children's Hospital

Capacity:

68

Places remaining:

2

Cost:

The cost of this day is covered by Paediatric Integrated Cancer Service

Registrations Close:

Registrations closed.

Aim:

This half day session is recommended for allied health professionals as an introduction to paediatric oncology. The day provides an overview of common paediatric oncology conditions, various treatment modaities and side effects. The psychosocial impact of cancer is also discussed.

Course content:

  • Types of childhood cancer: implications for allied health professionals
  • Side effects of treatment : implications for allied health professionals
  • Paediatric cancer in Victoria
  • The emotional journey: the child, their family & health professional
  • Recent research and service improvements from an allied health perspective

 

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