23rd March 2015 (Monday)

Education Centre, Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil.

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This course is accredited by the Royal College of Nursing for 6 study hours.

Course Description:

This one day course is aimed at Stoma Care and Colorectal Nurses currently providing care for patients with colorectal cancer and stomas. It is designed to cover all aspects of the Colorectal Cancer Patient Pathway taking the delegate through the referral processes, diagnostic investigations, treatment modalities, aftercare and follow up.

The course convened by the highly acclaimed Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Prof. PN. Haray, and supported by a multi-professional faculty, includes live links to the Endoscopy Unit and Main Operating Theatre. In addition to the live links, there will be structured presentations covering various aspects of the Colorectal Cancer Pathway, giving plenty of opportunity to interact with the faculty.

  • Referral Pathway and Bowel Screening for Colorectal Cancer patients.
  • Role of Endoscopy in Colorectal cancer.
  • Role of Radiology in Colorectal Cancer.
  • Pathological staging of Colorectal Cancer.
  • Enhanced Recovery - PCH protocol.
  • Patient information and Education.
  • Nursing Pathway for Stoma Care Patients.
  • Role of Surgery (including Laparoscopic Surgery) in managing Colorectal Cancer.
  • Role of Oncology in Colorectal Cancer.
  • Follow-up Protocol

Aimed at:
Stoma Care and Colorectal Nurses

Course fee:

This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until January 19, 2016.
Accreditation applies only to the educational content of the programme and does not apply to any product.

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