Digital or Paper-based
6 to 12 Weeks
NCFE / CACHE / TQUK
Understanding Cancer Support Level 2
Welcome to the Level 2 Course in Understanding Cancer Support. This course has been designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of cancer and the support that is required for those affected by this disease. The course covers a range of topics, starting with cancer awareness, which provides an introduction to what cancer is and how it affects the body. We then move on to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, exploring the various types of cancer and the different treatment options available.
One of the main focuses of the course is on cancer care and support. You will learn about the various types of support that are available for people affected by cancer, including emotional support, practical support, and spiritual support. The course will also cover the role of healthcare professionals in providing cancer care and support, and the importance of multidisciplinary working.
Finally, the course will provide an introduction to end of life and bereavement care. This can be a difficult and sensitive area, and the course will help you to understand the needs of patients and families during this time, and how best to support them.
By the end of the course, you will have a comprehensive understanding of cancer and the support that is required for those affected by it. You will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to provide compassionate and effective support to those going through a difficult and challenging time.
How do learners benefit?
Taking the Level 2 Course in Understanding Cancer Support would benefit learners in several ways. Firstly, the course provides a comprehensive understanding of cancer, including its diagnosis, treatment, and the different types of support that are available. This knowledge is particularly valuable for individuals working in healthcare or social care, as well as for those who have personal experience with cancer.
Secondly, the course covers the important area of end of life and bereavement care, which can be a sensitive and challenging topic. By providing learners with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide effective support during this time, they will be able to offer compassionate and sensitive care to patients and their families.
Overall, taking this course would equip learners with valuable knowledge and skills that can positively impact both their personal and professional lives. They will be better equipped to provide effective support and care to those affected by cancer, making a meaningful difference in their lives.