nsg5scp specialty cancer



Not currently offered

Credit points: 20

Subject outline

This subject will assist students in the consolidation and integration of advanced knowledge and skills in cancer and palliative care nursing. The focus will be on applying beginning specialist knowledge and skills to symptom management across the cancer disease trajectory with particular emphasis on symptom distress and identification of oncological and palliative emergencies.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points20

Subject Co-ordinatorLiz Pascoe

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites NSG5CHA, NSG5CPC


Incompatible subjects NSG4MCA, NSGADC, NSG4PCR, NSG4PAC

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students must provide evidence of approved health facility access to a minimum of 140-hours clinical experience that is commensurate with being able to achieve the clinical competencies of this subject.

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsCancer Nursing: Principles and Practice.PrescribedHenke Yarbro, C., Wujcik, B. & Holmes-Gobel, B. 20117TH EDN, JONES & BARTLETT PUBLISHERS, BOSTON.

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