2 - 6 Jul 2018

Principles of Breast Cancer Care

This course has been developed to provide nurses and allied health care professionals working with this client group, to gain greater knowledge and insight into the disease and its impact, to enable them to develop appropriate care and services.



Key topics covered:

  • Genetics and breast cancer
  • Diagnosing and staging breast cancer
  • NHs breast cancer screening programme
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Psychological support
  • Living with and beyond breast cancer
  • Management of advanced disease
  • Lymphoedema management
  • Breast cancer treatments and their impact

This course has academic credit of 15 credits at either level 6 or 7. There is an assessment of a 2,000 word essay for level 6 or a 3,000 word essay for level 7.  The course is validated by The University of East Anglia.

For more information and to apply please visit the Royal Marsden School website.