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Haematology & Principles of Stem Cell Transplantation - Level 6 - AC0665

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About this course

**THIS MODULE IS NOT RUNNING IN ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/18 THEREFORE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT BEING ACCEPTED**

This course is part of Continuing Workforce Development for NHS practitioners. If you are interested in participating, please fill out the application form and gain authorisation from an appropriate decision maker within the NHS before sending it back to us.

This multidisciplinary module focuses upon the patient who has developed haematological disease. The module will concentrate on the patient and their family and consider their needs whilst adopting a multidisciplinary focus. A flexible approach to learning is employed to assist in the development of specific knowledge in this rapidly evolving area of specialist practice. You will be encouraged to reflect upon and explore your personal professional practice.

The module incorporates a reflexive approach throughout so enabling you to consider and appraise your professional interventions. Lectures, discussions, seminars and problem-based learning will assist you to draw upon and develop your existing theoretical and practice knowledge in order to apply the module content to professional practice. Clinical support and supervision will form a key component of your experience. The summative assessment requires you to produce an essay to demonstrate the interface between theory and practice.

Course Overview:

  • The nature of haematological disorders, epidemiology, aetiology, applied pathophysiology
  • Contemporary issues and interventions for haematology patients
  • Treatment options
  • Intensive cytotoxic regimens
  • Principles of stem cell transplantation
  • Research trends and clinical trials
  • Psychosocial interventions – implications for care.
  • Family focussed care in haematology.
  • Body image and sexuality
  • The patient’s experience
  • Ethical dilemmas
  • Palliation of symptoms in end stage disease

Although this module is not currently taking applications, if you have any queries please email our programme support team at hs.cipdinfo@northumbria.ac.uk.

Learn from the Best

Northumbria is the principal provider of nurse education in the North East of England and was named Nurse Education Provider of the Year (post-registration) for three consecutive years by Student Nursing Times.

We have excellent relationships with partner services in health, social care and social work and our range of CPD provision supports practitioners and managers to engage in professional learning and then examine how this can be integrated in the practice arena. 

Designed by a multi-professional team including Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Nurses, Midwives, Social Care Staff and Medical practitioners our range of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is tailored towards individuals who are driving and enabling practice development in NHS North East.

Teaching and Assessment

You will learn in both the academic and workplace settings. During lectures and seminars you will have the opportunity to engage in discussion and debate topics in the subject area. You will also be able to access and use supplementary learning materials through the e-learning portal.

You will be assessed through a 3000 word essay that will demonstrate the interface between theory and practice.

Learning Environment

This course is based at our Coach Lane Campus where you will have access to cutting-edge facilities with technology embedded through all aspects of your CPD course.

 

Research-rich Learning

Northumbria University has been ranked in the top quartile in the UK for research power in Allied Health Sciences and Nursing. Additionally, more than 80% of our research activity in Allied Health Sciences and Nursing is rated as world-leading or internationally excellent (REF 2014).

 

Course info

Award Type 20 Credit, Level 6

Delivery Method Blend of Lectures, Workshops, Seminars, Reflective Practice and Directed Study

Sector Healthcare Public Health

Location Coach Lane Campus

Start TBC - Please contact hs.cipdinfo@northumbria.ac.uk

This is a NHS Continuing Workforce Development module for qualified nurses and healthcare practitioners that explores This module would suit practitioners (e.g. Nurses, Medical Practitioners and Physiotherapists) who want to enhance their knowledge and skills required to address the holistic needs of patients and their family and those wanting to explore the nature of haematological disease from a multidimensional perspective.he nature of haematological disease from a multidimensional perspective.

This course is based at our Coach Lane Campus where you will have access to cutting-edge facilities with technology embedded through all aspects of your CPD course.

You should be a qualified nurse or healthcare practitioner.

See below for an overview of this course:

  • The nature of haematological disorders, epidemiology, aetiology, applied pathophysiology
  • Contemporary issues and interventions for haematology patients
  • Treatment options
  • Intensive cytotoxic regimens
  • Principles of stem cell transplantation
  • Research trends and clinical trials
  • Psychosocial interventions – implications for care.
  • Family focussed care in haematology.
  • Body image and sexuality
  • The patient’s experience
  • Ethical dilemmas
  • Palliation of symptoms in end stage disease

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