Courses

Foundations in paediatric oncology (RCH)

Date:

26 March 2018

Time:

8.30am - 4.30pm

Location:

The Royal Children's Hospital, HELP area, 1st Floor West Building, Room CLS 1.053

Capacity:

15

Places remaining:

4

Cost:

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

Registrations Close:

Registrations closed.

Aim:

The foundations day is recommended for all nurses caring for children with cancer and their families. The day provides an overview of common paediatric oncology conditions, various treatment modalities, side effects and oncology emergencies. Supportive care in nursing practice and the psychosocial impact of cancer are also discussed.

Course content:

  • Common childhood cancers: leukaemia, solid tumours and central nervous system tumours
  • Managing febrile neutropenia
  • Common side effects of childhood cancer
  • CVAD management
  • Common clinical scenarios in paediatric oncology and the role of the nurse
  • Overview of childhood cancer: history, diagnosis and treatment

This course is equal to 8 CPD hours

 

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