CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)-Plans for the next academic year. 

The teaching staff are now beginning to return to the School to resume their academic activities. They are working at a pace to change the way we deliver our courses. Moving forward, we will be using blended and e-learning methods. We aim to roll out the modules, which were postponed during the initial stages of COVID-19, in a phased approach, starting in September 2020, over an eight-month period. This is in line with Health Education England (HEE) who have proposed an extension to the education contract period. This is to allow time for the recovery of commissions that were postponed due to the pandemic.

As you will recognise because of COVID-19, plans are constantly changing so we will, as the situation evolves, endeavour to keep you informed. The health and wellbeing of our staff and students are our absolute priority. 

If you do have any questions or concerns, please refer to our Student Q&A page or contact us at Student Support Services for more information.

 

Length of module

Equivalent to 10 days (combination of classroom and online tuition)

Cost

£1,890

Academic credits and level

30 credits at level 6

Entry requirements

Applicants should currently be caring for patients with cancer

Course summary

This double module provides an overview of cancer and its impact on individuals, in order to equip healthcare professionals with the knowledge necessary to feel both confident and competent in dealing with people affected by cancer (Great Britain, Department of Health 2007). 

The course provides students with an overview of cancer and its impact on individuals, giving them a foundation on which to develop more specialist knowledge. It will enable students to explore their professional contribution to cancer care and critically examine their role, supporting them to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate effective evidence-based cancer care.

This is a blended learning module and some content is delivered online. E-learning materials are released on specified dates and students are expected to log in and participate in the activities during that week. Students do not need to log in at a specific date/time.

Very good module, well taught, well-paced and has definitely improved my knowledge

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Foundations in Cancer Practice (Blended Learning) | The Royal Marsden School
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