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Key features

This 20 credit degree-level module is aimed at registered nurses and allied health professionals with at least six months haematology experience and will enable you to take a lead role in the provision of care and treatment of patients with haematology conditions and their carers.
This module follows an evidence-based clinically relevant learning programme for healthcare professionals caring for adult patients within the haematology setting and will develop your underpinning knowledge and critical awareness in haematology health care practice. It will also prepare you for more advanced clinical roles in haematology.
The key topics covered by this module include:
  • non-malignant haematology
  • the physical assessment of the haematology patient
  • infection control issues
  • acute and chronic Leukaemia patient pathways 
  • lymphoma and myeloma patient pathways
  • autograft and allograft patient pathways
  • palliative care within the haematological setting.
For further information or an informal discussion regarding the module please contact:
Training Administration Team
Email: rduh.learnplussupport@nhs.net
Clare Fox, Module Lead
Email: clare.fox3@nhs.net or telephone: +44 1392 402879
Rachel Tsang, Module Teacher
Email: rachel.john1@nhs.net or telephone: +44 1392 404608
This module can be studied as a standalone module or as an optional module towards a number of our BSc (Hons) Professional Development pathways - please contact the Professional Development Unit for further information on this.
Module code




FHEQ level

Level 6 – bachelors degree

*This module was previously known as HEAC340 - Haemato-Oncology. 

How to apply

For further information on module dates, entry requirements, fees and funding and how to apply please contact the relevant education coordinator for the organisation where you wish to undertake the module (see below) or the module team (see 'Key features').
This module is delivered by:
Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Training Administration Team rduh.learnplussupport@nhs.net 

Admissions information 

Additional information and documentation required for the application process.
  • Application forms. 
  • Change of name forms.
  • Pre-course information.
  • Downloadable guides.
  • Student card.
Admissions information Additional information and documentation required for the application process.Access to application forms, download guides and confirmation information. Visit our admissions homepage.

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