Acute Oncology

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Suitable for:

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals

Format: E-Learning

Please Note: Due to changes in legislation and best practice, some material on this course may be out-of-date. An update is in progress to correct any issues. In the meantime, please keep this in mind when using the resource.

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An introduction to adult acute oncology services, covering key principles, recognising conditions and initiating appropriate action to ensure safe and timely high-quality care.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand what an acute oncology service provides.
  • Understand the signs and symptoms for a wide range of conditions, including arthralgia/myalgia, metastatic spinal cord compression and pericardial effusion.
  • Explore how to undertake an initial assessment for these conditions.
  • Consider the initial treatment options for these conditions.