23rd November 2015

Education Centre, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester

Course description:

This course is to help delegates develop an understanding of radiotherapy in the treatment of specific cancers. The day will consist of a combination of presentations, group work and practical activity.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Identify the main types and uses of radiotherapy in the treatment and care of patients with cancer.
  • Recognise the role of the healthcare professional in preparing patients/carers for radiotherapy.
  • Describe the common side effects of radiotherapy and appropriate intervention.
  • Discuss the psychosocial impact on patients and their families.

Targeted Audience:

Registered nurses, allied healthcare professionals, 3rd year student nurses.

Course Fee:


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