Module code: NUR3303

Module provider

School of Health Sciences

Module Leader

POOLE Karen (Health Sci.)

Number of Credits: 15

ECTS Credits: 7.5

Framework: FHEQ Level 6

Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A

Overall student workload

Clinical Placement Hours: 30

Independent Learning Hours: 72

Lecture Hours: 40

Laboratory Hours: 8

Module Availability

Year long

Module content

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Oral exam or presentation PRESENTATION 100
Pass/Fail competencies PORTFOLIO (UKONS SACT Passport Part 2) Pass/Fail

Alternative Assessment


Assessment Strategy

  • 15 minute presentation of a reflective case study, care of patient receiving Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy (100% module marks)

  • Submission of a practice portfolio (UKONS SACT Passport Part 2) (Pass/Fail)

Module aims

  • Enable nurses to acquire the competence to administer Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy (SACT) safely whilst ensuring that individualised care is achieved through comprehensive assessment and management strategies.

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
001 Demonstrate competency in managing the care of the person receiving Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy (SACT) KP
002 Develop a theoretical base to enhance their own and others' practice in relation to the care pathway of a person with cancer who requires Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy (SACT) treatment including cancer biology and cytotoxic and immunotherapy pharmacology. KP
003 Understand the patient journey and the subsequent impact of receiving Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy (SACT) on the individual's and families’ lives, including the holistic assessment of needs. KCPT
004 Critically analyse their use of evidence based holistic care in their own practice. KPT
005 Critically reflect on their professional practice and evaluate the need for service improvement and practice development. KCT

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Methods of Teaching / Learning

Indicated Lecture Hours (which may also include seminars, tutorials, workshops and other contact time) are approximate and may include in-class tests where one or more of these are an assessment on the module. In-class tests are scheduled/organised separately to taught content and will be published on to student personal timetables, where they apply to taken modules, as soon as they are finalised by central administration. This will usually be after the initial publication of the teaching timetable for the relevant semester.

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Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2025/6 academic year.