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This is an online module and will be delivered via the virtual learning environment, the content will be delivered over 5 days and on day 6 learners will be invited to attend for the summative assessment.
20 credits at level 7
Applicants should currently be registered healthcare professionals working with people affected by cancer
Are you a health care professional caring for patients with cancer-related pain? This module will explore a wide variety of topics surrounding cancer-related pain and will give you a deeper insight into how to care for an individual living with cancer-related pain.Cancer-related pain is complex, multifactorial and has a detrimental impact on individuals’ quality of life as it impacts not only the physical domains, but also a significant impact on psychosocial domains. Despite the complex nature of persistent cancer pain, it remains poorly understood and managed.The aim of this module is to explore all aspects of cancer-related pain from the physiological, social, psychology spiritual, and cultural factors that impact on an individual’s journey through cancer treatment. The module will equip you with the knowledge and skills in order to effectively assess and manage cancer related pain in individuals living with and beyond a cancer diagnosis.