Care of the patient with an acute oncology indication module

Care of the patient with an acute oncology indication module

This fully online module will develop your knowledge and skills in managing the care of patients with an acute oncology indication.

  • Study at your own pace
  • Receive feedback and support from experienced practitioners
  • Gain 30 academic credits
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Who is this module for?

This online module is designed for registered health professionals who are required to assess and/or manage the care of patients with an acute oncology indication. This includes staff working in emergency services, acute medicine and community services.

Module overview

This module includes:

  • Drivers for Acute Oncology
  • Principles of cancer and its treatment
  • Suspected cancer pathways
  • Symptom assessment and management
  • Disease and treatment-related acute oncology indications
  • Ethical and legal issues in Acute Oncology.

Online learning

Working with leading clinicians and researchers, this module provides an engaging and clinically relevant curriculum.

The module is delivered online and is hosted on the Guy's Cancer Academy learning platform, which can be accessed at any time and on any device.

The online learning experience includes:

  • Bite-sized interactive video lectures
  • Quizzes and interactive exercises
  • Reflective exercises
  • Live Zoom classes and tutorials
  • Feedback and support from experienced clinicians


Module structure

This module equips you with important knowledge and skills alongside academic certification.

Online learning

Our online platform houses 150 hours of learning to complete flexibly over 12 weeks. Several optional live webinars are held at times which work best for each cohort.

We provide feedback throughout these 12 weeks to support your progression.

Accreditation

On completion of the online learning, you can undertake a KCL module (a further 150 study hours) to receive 30 academic credits at either Level 6 or 7.

Module codes:

  • 6KANAOWB Acute Oncology - Work-based Learning
  • 7KANAOWB Acute Oncology - Work-based Learning

Module fees

The fees for this module are £1,200.

South-East London Cancer Alliance (SELCA) staff receive a £200 discount.

The module fees include all required materials and King’s College London accreditation.

Study hours

The required study time to complete the online module is 150 hours (i.e. 1.5 days per week for 12 weeks). A further 150 hours are required to complete the King’s College London academic assignment and receive credits.

All learning for the online module can be completed at times which suit you over 12 weeks. Several optional live webinars are held at times which work best for each cohort.

Application details and deadlines

This module runs twice a year.

Application deadline Start date KCL application deadline
4 May 2022 9 May 2022 15 June 2022
1 Sept 2022 12 Sept 2022 15 Nov 2022

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