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Administration of Anti Cancer Drug Therapies (Chemotherapy) - 30 credits - 2016/17 Entry

Course Overview

The essential course information

Course Code:
LBR6320
Credits:
30
Duration:
See below for details
Fees:
£1,200
Campus:
City South

This course runs on the following dates:

  • 10 to 21 October 2016*
  • 27 February to 10 March 2017*
*The course runs over two week blocks and these are the dates stated

This double module offers the opportunity for qualified practitioners involved in the administration and care of patients receiving anti-cancer drug therapies (eg chemotherapy and monoclonal antibodies), to enhance their knowledge, skills and expertise.

The teaching and learning approaches are designed to maximise the benefits of sharing knowledge and expertise both in the classroom and via online forums. Lecturers and clinical staff will facilitate the integration of theory and practice throughout the course. You are encouraged to utilise information technologies as potential sources of knowledge and learning. All programmes offer a convenient part-time format to fit around home and work commitments.

This is a flexible Short Course Level 6. You can choose to study this double module as part of a pathway (as part of the Dimensions in Healthcare Framework) or as a stand-alone double module, dependent on your individual need and the needs of your organisation.

Download the course information as a PDF

We have a Disability Tutor who can help and support you.

Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS) rating

The Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme is a system in which you can accumulate the credits and build them towards recognised awards, if you so wish. This double module course provides 30 Level 6 (Degree level) credits.

This module could count towards a Top-Up Degree

Learn more about our top-up degrees

Course Details

This double module consists of 10 days taught contact time in the University (2 week block).

The course also requires a minimum of 300 hours of self directed study.

Assessment Methods

The module has a written assignment and a practice based workbook.

Entry Requirements

  • A Diploma in Higher Education or equivalent.

or

  • A relevant professional qualification together with appropriate experience, which we'll ask you to demonstrate by presenting a portfolio of your work.

Application Details

Please read the 'Online application and enrolment process' and 'Method of payment' information below before making your application.

If you're unable to use the online form for any reason, you can complete our PDF application form instead.

Online application and enrolment process
  1. Complete an online application form via the link. The form requires you to submit a completed authorised funding form which must be uploaded with the application. Alternatively, you can download a hard copy application form.
  2. When your submitted application form has been processed and approved, details of the module and enrolment details will be sent to the email address stated on your application form.
  3. You will be sent an email asking you to complete your online pre-enrolment. This must be completed before you enrol.
  4. Without proof of funding, you will not be able to complete your enrolment/receive online pre-enrolment email.  The funding form must be received within four weeks of the enrolment date; otherwise you will be withdrawn from the course.

Please submit your application as early as possible. We aim to give you a decision within two weeks of receiving your application. Please note that NHS Trust application deadlines may differ from our own and you should check with your NHS Trust training/education contact for confirmation of their deadlines.

Please ensure that you include full details of your qualifications and relevant work experience as part of your application.

Method of payment

The method of payment of your course fees will differ depending on whether you are a self-funding, sponsored or contracted/commissioned applicant. Definitions are provided below and you must choose the appropriate option when prompted. If you are unsure which funding method applies to you please consult your training/education contact in your NHS Trust prior to applying:

1) Self-funding

You are paying for the course and responsible for the fees.

Select 'Self Funded' when making your application.

2) Sponsored

Course fees are paid directly by the employer/NHS Trust which means we invoice your employer/NHS Trust to obtain payment.

To apply for this course you must download and complete the CPD Sponsorship Agreement Form, and submit it with your application. The upload facility is available in Section 3 of the application form: Fees and Sponsorship.

Select ‘Sponsored (eg employer, NHS Trust, charity)’ when making your application’.

Download Financial Support Form Instructions

3) Contracted/Commissioned

The NHS Trust agrees with HE West Midlands for your course fees to be paid directly to the University from funds managed by HE West Midlands for pre-agreed programmes.

To apply for this course you must obtain a contracted/commissioned financial support form from your Trust contact and upload the completed form and submit it with your application. The upload facility is available in Section 3 of the application form: Fees and Sponsorship.

Select ‘Funded by HE West Midlands (Contracted/Commissioned)’ when making your application.

Enquiries

For an overview of the courses contact Alison Simons, Course Director on +44 (0)121 331 7012 or email alison.simons@bcu.ac.uk.

Our Professional Navigators, Adele Millington and Nicola Clarke, are also on hand to offer guidance and will help you to choose which modules are best for you, taking into account your aims, professional or clinical experience, KSF requirements and your academic achievements.

Call Adele and Nicola on +44 (0)121 331 6162.