The Nurses Role in Safe Chemotherapy Administration

The College of Animal WelfareDate: Time: Venue: CAW Potters BarCourse fee: £125 with early bird promotion (£265)
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Lecturer: Sarah Holliday ->
14Spaces available. Book now This full day course will be delivered in two parts - 'Administering Chemotherapy in General Practice' and 'Nursing the Chemotherapy Patient'.
This full day course will be delivered in two parts - 'Administering Chemotherapy in General Practice' and 'Nursing the Chemotherapy Patient'.

Part 1 (Administering Chemotherapy in General Practice) will include the following:

  • Types of chemotherapy & routes of administration
  • The use of a closed system
  • Use of PPE
  • How to draw up drugs
  • How to safely administer
  • Post chemotherapy monitoring
  • Health & safety advice for owners

Part 2 (Nursing the Chemotherapy Patient) will include the following:

  • Common side effects seen in chemotherapy patients
  • How side effects can be managed with supportive care
  • Dispensing of medication at home
  • Identifying when supportive care in hospital is required
This course is delivered by Sarah Holliday, a Senior Nurse in Medical Oncology with Fitzpatrick Referrals Oncology and Soft Tissue Ltd.
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