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Common Oncological Emergencies Get help

Welcome to the Nursing Times Learning online training course on common oncological emergencies. Such emergencies may occur in specialist cancer centres, general medical and surgical wards, or in the community.

This unit is one of many online courses for nurses available from Nursing Times, the UK's leading independent, peer-reviewed journal for nurses. It will teach you:

  • To recognise the symptoms and signs of febrile neutropenia and neutropenic sepsis and understand their management
  • To recognise the symptoms and signs of spinal cord compression and understand its management
  • To explain the management of DVTs in solid tumour oncology patients
  • To be aware of superior vena cava obstruction and its appropriate management

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Not a subscriber? Nonsubscribers can access learning units for just £10 + VAT each. Payment is made just before you start the unit, and can be made securely by direct debit, credit card or PayPal.