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Delivery method


Length of module

On-line learning will be the main method of teaching for this academic year because of the challenges with Covid-19. Some sessions can be completed at a time to suit your availability, but 5 half days will need to be accessed at set times

Academic credits and level

15 credits at level 6 or 7

Entry requirements

Applicants should currently be caring for patients with cancer

Course summary

This module will provide students with a comprehensive overview of current lung cancer management. Highlighting the sociological context of lung cancer, students will critically explore the treatments, support strategies and interventions available for lung cancer patients and their families. 

Lung cancer is the third most common cancer in the UK, with one of the highest mortality rates of all cancers (CRUK, 2018). The Principles of Lung Cancer Care module is aimed at health care professionals working with people with lung cancer as part of their role. It will enable students to develop knowledge, skills, and attitudes in order to effectively provide care and support for people with lung cancer and their families. 

This module is in association with:

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