Rapid Learning

Oncological emergencies - a series

You asked for it—so here it is! The first module in our highly anticipated oncological emergencies series. A big THANK YOU to everyone who contributed to, or supported, its development.

Emergency: SVCO

Superior vena cava obstruction (SVCO) is the first emergency covered in our series. 

How do you recognise the signs and symptoms of SVCO? How do you assess its severity? How do you respond appropriately? 

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 Blood and bone marrow for beginners

Created in partnership with the Agency for Clinical Innovation, this is the first module of our new course Introduction to haematology and blood and marrow transplantation.

This introductory resource is targeted at new graduates and anyone who is new to, or has an interest in, haematology and BMT nursing.

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 Read all about it! 

You asked us for more printable resources.

Available now—to download and go—a print version of the ADAC safe handling module for hospital services staff. ​

 Download hospital services staff workbook →


Completing ADAC – easy as 1-2-3

Want to know what to do and when—when it comes to completing ADAC?  Read our new ADAC information sheet for learners and find out about three things you should know before beginning your ADAC course.

  1. Choosing your course exit point
  2. Completing your online learning
  3. Completing your face-to-face learning

You'll find it at the beginning of the ADAC Modules section.

 See the ADAC information sheet for learners →

ADAC V4.0 update

  • New project team: Lisa McLean (lead), Julie Stone, Annie Zheng, Jackie Hodges​
  • Project timeline: rescheduling in progress
  • Currently: Reviewing and updating learning outcomes and performance criteria to ensure they reflect current clinical practice
  • Priorities:
    • Additional support, including more clinical skills workshop activities and simplified facilitator toolbox resources.
    • Improved course assessments, including practical eQuiz questions to test key knowledge criteria.
    • Modern performance and knowledge criteria to reflect the current role of the cancer nurse.
    • More interactive components, audio, case studies, animations, and learning on the go.
    • More information on modern and novel therapies, side effects and adverse events.
    • Condensed (chunked) content

eviQ Education needs YOU

Calling all cancer nurses, pharmacists, radiation therapists, medical officers and non-cancer professionals! Join the eviQ Education community and get involved in the redevelopment of the Oncology Basics course. Become a member of our clinical advisory committee or our external review group and boost your CPD.

Don’t have time to commit? Take a quick survey to help us determine what information to include in the course. 

Interested? Send your expression of interest to Lisa.McLean@health.nsw.gov.au or complete the survey by November 18th.

Visit us at COSA

Will you be attending the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia's (COSA) annual scientific meeting  in Adelaide next week? Come say Hi to eviQ and eviQ Education. We’ll be manning booth 39, presenting @ Medicine Matters, and squeezing in a few metro education sessions. 

Catch us if you can.

Summer is coming...

What are the top five ways to protect your skin from the sun this summer? If all you can think of is Slip, Slop, Slap, perhaps it’s time to read about five ways to protect your skin.

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As usual...

 eviQ Education flyers available for your practice - Featuring a catalogue of all our courses. You can now print your own flyer to display in your workplace.

 Facilitator training (online webinars): Register for our next online facilitator training:

  • ADAC Q & A sessions - Tuesday 19th November 2019 - 9.00 am – 10.00 am (AEDT)
  • Introduction to ADAC - Tuesday 19th November 2019 - 1.00 pm – 2.30 pm (AEDT)
  • Introduction to ADAC in the non cancer setting - Thursday 21st November 2019 - 2:00 pm – 3:30 am (AEDT) 

View the training calendar here

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Q: “I have a question. How do you ... ?​”

A: Try taking Dr Seuss’ advice.

"It's opener, out there, in the wide, open air.”

Post your clinical question on our Facilitator’s discussion forum by adding a New thread. To share the knowledge you have, answer questions and join the discussion, select Subscribe to forum. We’d love to see you there. 

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Did you know?

Memory B-cells are lymphocytes that can live for many years, remember antigens previously encountered, and respond more quickly to attacks to prevent infection.

Learn more about memory B-cells and other blood cell activities in our Introduction to the haematological system module.

View Module 1 now →