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MO1014 - Community-based Cancer Care

Credit points: 0.5
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

This module has been developed specifically for allied health professionals in the following professions; Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy and Speech Pathology. (Note: no podiatrist)

This module builds rural generalist knowledge and skills in service provision for consumers experiencing cancer who are living in the rural and remote communities. Participants explore the presentation and impact of the condition with specific attention to development of clinical practices and service processes.

Learning Outcomes

  • Examine the broad impact of cancer and its treatment upon consumers, within the context of rural and remote health service delivery;
  • Design and develop evidence-based strategies and service improvement options to support consumers living with cancer in rural and remote communities as they deal with issues relating to survivorship and/or disease progression. These outcomes will contribute to overall achievement of program learning outcomes.
Prerequisites: Participants are responsible for ensuring they are practicing in accordance with the regulatory instruments of their specific allied health profession, within their own personal scope of practice and experience level and in accordance with the policies of their employer. This module requires access to a patient or consumer that is a cancer survivor, so as to demonstrate achievement of module outcomes in the appropriate clinical context.

Availabilities

External, Study Period 13
Census Date 25-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Dr Anne Jones, Mr Daniel Lowrie
Lecturers: Dr Anne Jones, Mr Daniel Lowrie.
Workload expectations:
  • 22 hours - Integrated online and work-based learning activities
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: assessments 1) consumer education resource (must pass) 2) interview with a cancer survivor (must pass).

External, Study Period 16
Census Date 29-Jul-2019
Coordinator: Dr Anne Jones, Mr Daniel Lowrie
Lecturers: Dr Anne Jones, Mr Daniel Lowrie.
Workload expectations:
  • 22 hours - Integrated Online and Work-based learning activities.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: assessments 1) consumer education resource (must pass) 2) interview with a cancer survivor (must pass).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.