Introduction to Oncology: Understanding the patient's experience

Monday 20th May 2019

The study day will provide attendees with the understanding of the patient’s experience after diagnosis, onto to cancer treatments. It will explore the rehabilitation and the support the patient requires.

 

       

 

Aims/Objectives

The study day will provide attendees with the understanding of the patient’s experience after diagnosis, onto to cancer treatments. It will explore the rehabilitation and the support the patient requires.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Key Themes

Understanding the patient's experience for Allied Health Professionals, Registered Nurses and  Student Nurses. The following topics will include:

  • The Patient's Experience of Surgery 
  • Treating Patients with Systematic Anti-Cancer Therapy (SACT)
  • Treating patients with Radiotherapy 
  • Research Clinical Trials and Further Treatments 
  • Enhanced Supportive Care 
  • Sexuality and Cancer
  • Complimentary Therapy for Cancer Patients 
  • Psychological Care of the Cancer Patient
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • The role of Rehabilitation in the Cancer Environment  

 

 

 

Intended Audience

A study day intended for Allied Health Care Professionals, Registered Nurses and Student Nurses.

 

Outcomes

With the aim to prepare attendees for the management of cancer patients, the study day will be delivered through an agenda of Christie professionals. The day will also provide a great opportunity to network with other members of the multi-disciplinary teams. 

Lunch will be provided for all attendees on the day, with the great opportunity to join other health professionals. 

Fees

General Admission: £50 

Student Fee: £40 

Please follow the booking process through Eventbrite link above to secure your place. 

Register here for the following study day