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  • 1. INTRODUCTION Cancer is not a single disease with a single cause, rather, it is a group of distinct diseases with different causes, manifestations, treatments, and prognoses. Cancer nursing practice covers all age groups and nursing specialties and is carried out in a variety of health care settings, including the home, community, acute care institutions, outpatient centers, rehabilitation, and long-term care facilities. The scope, responsibilities and goals of cancer nursing, also called ONCOLOGY NURSING, are as diverse and complex as those of any nursing specialty.
  • 2. INTRODUCTION Because many people associate cancer with pain and death, nurses need to identify their own reactions to cancer and set realistic goals to meet the challenges inherent in caring for patients with cancer. In addition, cancer nurses must be prepared to support patients and families through a wide range of physical, emotional, social, cultural, and spiritual crises. Student nurses should be aware and be ready of facing this challenges and responsibilities as it may affect his way of dealing to clients in all aspects of health care settings.
  • 3. Learning outcomes At the end of the concept, students are expected to ; 1. Compare and contrast the structure and function of the normal cell and cancer cell. 2. Differentiate the characteristic between benign and malignant tumors. 3. Identify agents and factors that have been found to be carcinogenic. 4. Describe the significance of health education and preventive care in decreasing the incidence of cancer.
  • 4. Learning outcomes 5. Differentiate among the purposes of surgical procedures used in cancer treatment, diagnosis, prophylaxis, palliation, and reconstruction. 6. Describe the roles of surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, targeted therapy, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, and other therapies in treating cancer. 7. Identify and describe nursing care related to common nursing diagnoses associated with cancer.
  • 5. LENGTH OF TRAINING Students are expected to complete the module within 36 hours or equivalent to 4 days.
  • 6. TARGET LEARNERS
  • 7. THANK YOU !