These modules are for health professionals new to paediatric oncology, and families of children with cancer. They provide an overview of how to ensure the best experience possible for a child exposed to procedural pain.
These modules address the effect that the cumulative pain associated with multiple invasive medical procedures can have on the psychological outcomes for a child/adolescent and family. They discuss the benefits of planning, effective communication and the use of medical play therapy as a therapeutic intervention.
This module was developed by the Paediatric Integrated Cancer Service (PICS) with input from the Children’s Cancer Centre at The Royal Children’s Hospital.
Other paediatric related learning opportunities include:
This course is developed for nursing staff new to the specialty of paediatric oncology and patients and families of children receiving chemotherapy.
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