29th February 2016

Education Centre, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester

Course description:

Palliative Care Specialist Nurses and AHP's are invited to an afternoon on Acute Oncology.

Real patient scenarios will help structure discussions on specific acute oncology events (e.g. spinal cord compression, hypercalcemia, sepsis) and include:
  • Recognition
  • Investigations
  • Assessment and management
  • How and when to refer on

Key Themes:

The study day will allow you to:
  • Meet acute oncology specialists
  • Explore working relationships/joint patient reviews
  • Have an opportunity to work through a range of acute oncology presentations

Learning outcomes:
  • Know when and how to refer to acute oncology services
  • Know how to access relevant information, guidelines and protocols
  • Improve knowledge in the identification and appropriate management of acute oncology events

Targeted Audience:

Specialist nurses and allied health professionals working in palliative and end of life care.

Course Fee:


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