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Paediatric Oncology

To enable Registered Nurses to further develop their knowledge in relation to provision of care for infants, children and adolescents experiencing oncological conditions, in partnership with their families/whānau.

Course Code GCPO701
Level 7
Credits 5


Demonstrate application of knowledge of the pathophysiology, epidemiology and clinical presentation of paediatric oncological conditions.

Critically analyse developmentally appropriate nursing care that incorporates physical, psychological, social, cultural and spiritual aspects or knowledge relevant to the care of children and their family/ whānau, through diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of their oncological condition.

Examine support of children/adolescents with the psychosocial adaptations resulting from paediatric oncological diagnosis and ongoing treatment.

Delivered as part of the following programmes