• CPD Care of the Patient receiving Chemotherapy
  • SACT Administration and Patient Care

    This is a practice module designed for registered nurses who are required to administer systemic anti-cancer treatment, or in the case of uro-oncology nurses intravesical anti-cancer treatment, as part of their professional role. Students will develop the required knowledge and skills to be able to autonomously, safely and competently administer cytotoxic chemotherapy. This course has been designed by professionals experienced in delivering a range of cancer care education, as well as being involved in current practice in the administration of chemotherapy within Thames Valley Cancer Network.

    The content of this course aligns with chemotherapy measures published by the National Cancer Action Team (2011). In order to take this module the student must have an appropriately qualified, nominated practice assessor. If you wish to take this module, please contact the Module Leader, so that you can discuss the specific practice assessment requirements.

  • If you wish to take this as a standalone module then you can apply to be an associate student using our online application portal. You will need to register for the portal prior to proceeding with an application.

    Students must be from a respective healthcare background and have support from the clinical manager to undertake this module of study.

    Applications are made online via the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences application portal.
    Tuition fees
    Home/EU - part time fee: 2019/20: £900 per single module

    Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course, if any, are detailed in the 'This course in detail' window above.

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    100% Coursework
    SACT Administration and Patient Care runs over four study days per semester only, and always on Wednesdays form  09:30  to 16:00.

    Semester 1
    25 Sep 2019
    23 Oct 2019
    20 Nov 2019
    11 Dec 2019

    Semester 2
    29 Jan 2019
    26 Feb 2019
    25 Mar 2019
    22 Apr 2019
    How this course helps you develop

    Teaching, learning and assessment strategies include development of core postgraduate attributes. This encourages development of critical self-awareness and personal literacy, digital and information literacy and active citizenship within the context of both academic and research literacy. 
    Careers

    Students who have completed similar vocational health and life sciences postgraduate certificate courses have been employed within their speciality both locally and nationally. This course enables you as a practitioner to work through the Agenda for Change grading bands to further your career progression.
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    From academic advisers and support co-ordinators to specialist subject librarians and other learning support staff, we want to ensure that you get the best out of your studies.