This face-to-face course has been designed for staff working in a clinical area where cytotoxic medication is administered and working towards an administration competency certificate.
what you will learn
- The nursing care needs of patients undergoing treatment with cytotoxic medication.
- The action of cytotoxic medication.
- A basic knowledge of the side effects and nursing implications.
- Understanding of the support needs of children and their families.
If you are a part of the CCN team administering low risk chemotherapy (cytarabine only), you do not need to attend this study day as there is an agreed low risk training programme available.