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Chemotherapy e-Learning

Chemotherapy

The e learning module describes the purpose of chemotherapy treatment, including a description of antineoplastic agents given through oral and parenteral routes. Targeted therapy and potential hazards of working with chemotherapy are explained, including how to deal with spillages.

Administration techniques including the importance of patient initiation, education, verification and assessment are covered.

The mode of action, side effects and specific examples of chemotherapy drugs are described. The management of chemotherapy treatment, its side effects and possible hypersensitive reactions are explained. The e learning raise awareness of the patientís susceptibility to neutropenia and sepsis.

The package has an optional pre and post assessment which can be used to monitor the impact of the e learning on staff understanding.

  • Introduction
  • Administration
  • Drugs
  • Management
  • Spillages
  • Summary