University of Chester

University of Chester

Oncology for Health and Social Care Practitioners

This course promotes a deep understanding of issues which affect the quality of cancer care, and through this enables health and social care practitioners to positively influence the health and wellbeing of those affected by cancer; it provides a critical awareness of how the context of organisational provision impacts on the quality of cancer services; promotes a critical understanding of the impact of cancer on those affected by the disease; it also helps practitioners to develop strategies to effect quality cancer care at individual and organisational levels and promotes recognition of the crucial role of effective communication in cancer and palliative care, and its application within the work environment; continues to develop the practitioners' skills in collaborative practice and the partnership delivery of cancer care, and to consider the impact of their professional role within the organisation and wider context.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,380 per Whole course (England) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,900 per Whole course (International) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,380 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,380 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,380 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Riverside Campus Chester CH1 1SF North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Health and Social Care Admissions
Telephone number: 
01244 511000