Certificate Course in Acute Clinical Oncology


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      Important information

      Typology Intensive course
      Level Advanced
      Methodology Online
      Location Hyderabad
      Duration 8 Weeks
      Start Different dates available
      Online campus Yes
      Support service Yes
      Virtual classes Yes
      • Intensive course
      • Advanced
      • Online
      • Hyderabad
      • Duration:
        8 Weeks
      • Start:
        Different dates available
      • Online campus
      • Support service
      • Virtual classes

      Cancer medicine is a rapidly evolving area and this course aims to equip delegates with the knowledge they need to appreciate the complexity of the presentation, diagnosis and management of acute presentations of the disease. The course includes extensive use of case studies to illustrate common problems and will give the delegates the skills they need to critically appraise the most current research and developments. This eight week course will be delivered wholly online and will be highly interactive with audio-visual presentations, case based interactive discussion boards, blogs and Wikis. Material created by students during the course, including the discussion boards, will be moderated by experts in the field who will provide formative feedback. Throughout the duration of the course students will have full access to the electronic library and e - learning resources.

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      Where and when
      Starts Location
      Different dates available
      8th floor, Life Sciences Building, Apollo Hospitals Complex,Film Nagar, 500096, Andhra Pradesh, India
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      Starts Different dates available
      8th floor, Life Sciences Building, Apollo Hospitals Complex,Film Nagar, 500096, Andhra Pradesh, India
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      To take into account

      · What are the objectives of this course?

      On successful completion of the module, the student will be able to: Demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of the clinical presentations of cancer including the underlying molecular processes and disease staging ; Reflect critically upon clinical decision making within a multi-disciplinary approach; Analyse and evaluate critically relevant literature, protocols, guidance and policies to ensure current, evidence based practice in relation to the management of acute oncological emergencies and the dying patient; Evaluate critically the literature on the molecular basis of the disease, appropriate symptom management, the management of toxicity and associated adverse drug reactions to inform patient management; Reflect critically upon their own development with emphasis on the identification of professional learning needs ; Reflect critically on clinical activity and the limitations of their role and that of other disciplines within the practice setting to ensure patient safeguarding.

      · Who is it intended for?

      Medicine graduates looking for an intellectually challenging and exciting career with a range of opportunities in the public and private sectors

      · Requirements

      Bachelors of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery, MBBS, Allopathic Doctors, MD, MS

      · What happens after requesting information?

      Required: Scanned copy of the Application form to be emailed to along with Academic certificates

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      What you'll learn on the course

      Cancer Pathology
      Oncology Medical
      Oncology and haematology research
      Haematology and radiotherapy
      Oncology Research
      Cancer Biology
      Clinical Oncology
      Acute clinical oncology

      Teachers and trainers (1)

      Apollo Hospitals
      Apollo Hospitals
      Apollo Hospitals

      Course programme

      Basic Sciences and principles of management of malignant disease
      Histological classification
      Principles of Management
      i. Surgery
      ii. Chemotherapy and biologicals
      iii. Radiotherapy

      Acute Presentations related to complications of malignant Disease
      Malignant Spinal Cord Compression
      Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
      Malignant Pleural Effusion
      Malignant Ascites
      Lymhangitis Carcinomatosis
      Pericardial Effusions and Cardiac Tamponade
      Malignant Bowel Obstruction
      Brain metastases
      Carcinoma Unknown primary

      Acute presentations related to complications of Systemic Anti- Cancer treatment
      Nausea and Vomiting
      Neutropenic Sepsis
      Hypersensitivity reaction to chemotherapy
      Extravasation of chemotherapeutic agents
      Tumour lysis syndrome
      Skin toxicity

      Acute Presentation related to complication of Radiotherapy
      Acute radiation skin toxicity
      Radiation Pneumonitis

      Palliative Care
      Management of common disease related Symptoms
      i. Pain
      ii. Nausea and Vomiting
      iii. Constipation
      iv. Cough and Dyspnoea
      v. Anorexia and Cachexia
      vi. Delirium and hallucinations
      Care of the Dying

      Additional information

      This module will be taught using an interactive style utilising key examples of where theory links to practice. The overall teaching strategy is informed by social theories of learning such as Social Constructivism, which suggests communication and collaboration impact upon the reflection, internalisation and construction of new knowledge amongst learners. In practice, this will be based upon online delivery of content with a major focus on problem solving, reflection and discussion. All teaching and learning will be supported through the electronic environment including: the use of multimedia formats to cater for multimodal learner's e.g. video clips and podcasts; as well as opportunities for reflection and discussion through forums and blogs/Wikis. Students will be encouraged throughout the course to critically reflect upon their professional development utilising Schon's reflective practitioner model and other appropriate materials. Course Structure and Delivery The course will be delivered wholly online and students will have electronic access to a variety of resources which will support learning throughout the module. Each week, topics will be taught through a narrated video presentation with the content

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