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Sheffield Hallam University: Prostate Cancer Care

Institution Sheffield Hallam University
Department Sheffield Hallam University
Telephone (+44) 0114 225 5533
Study type Taught


1. Course summary - Gain an in-depth knowledge of the management of the disease and develop advanced communication skills

  • Reflect on your role as an ambassador for your patients

  • Learn how to provide, promote and develop high standards of care.

Develop an in-depth understanding of managing the stages of prostate cancer including the physical and psychosocial impact of treatment, and the needs of those affected and how these needs can be addressed. You gain understanding of the wider specialist and advanced practice role in areas such as leadership, peer support, education and service development and improvement.

2. How you learn This is primarily a distance learning course using online learning. We supply you with a range of online learning and teaching resources, including access to library resources and information databases.Each module provides clear guidance on how to approach your self-directed study, enhanced by online, tutor facilitated group discussions allowing you to share views and practice experience with other students.

You learn through

  • online activities and discussion

  • essays/journal article

  • project and research work

  • service improvement plans

  • reflections

Applied learning Work placements

This is a post-registration course, supporting practitioners already working in this field. As such, much of the learning and assessment you undertake will be related to, and based on the work you are undertaking in your local practice.

Live projects

In the final masters stage you research a specific area of interest relevant to your professional role and priorities in practice. This enables you to specialise in your chosen topic, develop expertise and hopefully influence practice or policy.


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