Enhanced care of the patient requiring systemic anti-cancer therapy (SACT) (diploma and degree level)

Key features

This 20 credit module is delivered at both diploma and degree level and will give you a comprehensive understanding of the range and complexity of influencing factors in the delivery of care to patients requiring chemotherapy.

At degree level, this module will allow you to develop enhanced skills in the delivery of SACT and acquire new competencies that will enable you to assume significant clinical and leadership responsibilities within the organisation.

The degree module aims to develop the enhanced knowledge and expertise necessary to underpin the safe delivery of clinically effective, evidence based care essential to work in partnership with patients requiring systemic anti-cancer therapy in a multidisciplinary context. The degree module also aims to apply skills of critical analysis, exploration of theory and to demonstrate an appreciation of its relevance in your practice.

At diploma level, this module will develop enhanced skills in the delivery of systemic anti-cancer therapy and gain new competencies to enable you to assume significant clinical and leadership responsibilities. The diploma module aims to develop the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to underpin the safe delivery of clinically effective, evidence based, patient-centred care essential to work in partnership with patients requiring systemic anti-cancer therapy. Please note at diploma level this module is called ‘HEAB252 - Care of the patient requiring systemic anti-cancer therapy (SACT)’.

This module can be studied as a standalone module at both levels or as an optional module towards some of our BSc (Hons) Professional Development pathways at degree level - please contact the Professional Development Unit for further information.

This module is delivered by Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust in partnership with Plymouth University.

Module code

HEAB252 /  HEAD358

Credits

20

FHEQ level

Level 5 – diploma of higher education

Level 6 – bachelors degree

Location

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust

Module dates

Please contact the module lead (see 'How to apply' for contact details)