•   13.5hrs
  •   Public
  •   Version: 2.0
  •   Review due: July 2019

This course is designed to support community nurses in the management and care of patients being treated with antineoplastic drugs.


About

This resource provides a general overview of cancer, and presents information on the safe handling of antineoplastic drugs and related waste and review of treatment protocols and prescriptions. 


Modules

This module provides a general overview of cancer including the biology of cancer, prevalence, incidence and survival trends, treatment modalities, and myths and misinterpretations. 

This module is scheduled for review early 2019. 

Overview for community nurses of how to handle antineoplastic drugs and related waste ensuring the safety of staff, patients, carers and family members. 

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This module has been reviewed and updated in May 2017.

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  eLearning guide
  eQuiz

Overview of how antineoplastic drugs work.

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This module has been reviewed and updated in May 2017.

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  eQuiz

Provides an overview of requirements for community nurses if they are required to review antineoplastic drug treatment protocols and prescriptions.  

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This module has been reviewed and updated in May 2017.

With release of the new eviQ website you might see some differences, we're currently updating this module to reflect these changes.  

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  eLearning guide
  eQuiz

Overview of patient assessment for community nurses when caring for patients in the community who are receiving antineoplastic drug treatment. 

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This module has been reviewed and updated in June 2017.

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  eLearning guide
  eQuiz

Overview for community nurses when caring for patients, carers and family members who may require education when receiving antineoplastic drug treatment.

By accessing this eLearning, you agree to the eviQ Education Disclaimer and Copyright.

This module has been reviewed and updated in June 2017.

Assessment title
  eLearning guide
  eQuiz

Additional Information


These modules were developed in collaboration with the Cancer Nursing Research Unit at the University of Sydney.

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What you will achieve

  • Understanding of hazards associated with handling and administration of antineoplastic drugs
  • Understanding of how antineoplastic drugs work
  • Principles of reviewing antineoplastic drug treatment protocols and prescriptions
  • Principles of patient assessment and education when administering antineoplastic drugs
  • Principles of safe administration of antineoplastic drugs

Who is this course for?

This course has been designed for community nurses caring for patients having treatment with antineoplastic drugs. 

 

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