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. Please contact Learning and Development for more details.