The Management of Head and Neck Cancer

This course is offered at Masters level and is delivered at our Glenside Campus.

Course content includes:

  • Diseases and pathology of the head and neck
  • Epidemiology of head and neck cancers
  • Aetiology of head and neck cancers
  • Cell biology, cancer staging, metastatic spread
  • Surgical management of head and neck cancers
  • Radiotherapy and head and neck cancer
  • Oncological management of head and neck cancers
  • Ethical issues in head and neck cancer
  • Supportive Care and Symptom Management
  • Psychological and emotional effects of diagnosis and treatment of head and neck cancer
  • Management of alcohol dependency in head and neck cancer
  • Nutritional needs of the head and neck cancer patient
  • Altered body image and dysfunction
  • Symptom management and palliative care in relation to head and neck cancer
  • Rehabilitative care in head and neck cancer management
  • Swallow and Voice restoration
  • Understanding the patient and family experience
  • Life beyond treatment
  • Professional self-care.

  • Delivery:

    A variety of approaches will be used, which may include technology enhanced learning,workshops and masterclasses, lectures and seminars, enquiry based learning, case based learning. Study time will be a total of 36 hours in the form of scheduled learning and teaching study hours.

    Please note: Priority will be given to applications received through our funded educational contracts. Places on this module will be limited for applications received outside of this funding. Please check with your employer as a funded contract place may still be available to support your learning.

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