ChemoSAfety Programme

COVID-19 Protocols:The Cancer Foundation, the venue and our facilitators are compliant with the South African legislation regarding the current COVID-19 Pandemic.

About the Programme:Chemotherapy and biotherapy form a major part of cancer treatment, but is the preparation and administration of these treatments as simple as dispensing a pill or administering an IV? ChemoSAfety is a course that has been developed to empower South African oncology nurses and pharmacists with a deeper understanding of these treatment options, to improve safety standards for all.

Target Audience:This programme is aimed at the following categories of healthcare professionals practicing in South Africa:- Pharmacists with a special interest in oncology- Professional Nurses (oncology trained, or oncology experienced)- Enrolled Nurses, with clinical experience working in the oncology setting and under the direct supervision of trained oncology

Aims and Objectives:The aims of the ChemoSAfety programme are to improve the safety of patients and healthcare professionals involved with Chemotherapy and to reduce medication errors. We plan to achieve this by:- Providing an excellent resource programme that enhances knowledge, positive attitudes and skills pertaining to chemotherapy handlingIncrease the confidence of healthcare professionals working with chemotherapy through the provision of best practice standards of excellence.Support and Monitoring Ongoing support and monitoring is provided:- For the trainers in the delivery of the programme

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