No, it won’t matter. You can store your educational learning and credentials on any site that you deem to be trust worthy. The Cancer Academy ePortfolio is a great central place to store your educational development, assessments, case study reviews, accreditations and certificates. Even if you change employment, you can still upload your learning on the cancer academy ePortfolio of your development throughout your healthcare career.
Email email@example.com stating the type of training you cannot find on the urology framework and we will pass it to our educational development lead to make further enquiries for you.
Currently, the framework is only available in one layout due to the structural design. You could email firstname.lastname@example.org and explain what type of information you are looking for and we will pass it to our educational development lead to make further enquiries for you.
Sorry you couldn’t find what you were looking for. You can email email@example.com with the module / course information and enter ‘Find my course’ in the subject section of the email and a brief description of what you are looking for in the body of the email, and we will see if we can signpost you to anything that available within the academy or other cancer education providers.
We always welcome suggestions for the Cancer Academy. If you have a course/module that you think should go onto the educational directory then you can email firstname.lastname@example.org and put ‘Suggested courses for Educational Directory’ in the subject area of your email and the course information and provider in the body of the email.
The majority of Cancer Academy modules and courses are expected to be completed in their entirety for each section of the course /module. If you have CPD credentials that you think can be used against an existing course please email email@example.com with the course information and evidence of acquired CPD. We will then pass your information onto our Educational Development Lead who will enquire for you further.
All of our Cancer Academy modules and course state on the course page what the duration of the course is as well as the learning aims and objectives of the course.
At the time of creation, all course content is relevant and up to date when added to the Cancer Academy website. As advancements in new technologies and approaches to healthcare practices and learning change, so do our course content and educational delivery approach. You may have to re-take a course every 2-3 years but would need to check with your line manager if it is necessary or appropriate to do.
It is a general recommendation that the majority of learning be revisited every 2-3 years. You would need to check with your line manager if and when it would be appropriate to re-take any prior learning.
Yes, you can still register for this module / course if you work in a different specialty and believe that this module will help improve your skills in this specialty to improve patient care. At the point of entry, all of our Cancer Academy courses are free for health professionals to access. This forms part of our objective to spread more awareness and upskill healthcare professionals in much needed skills. This will benefit patients in the long term. If you are still unsure, you can check the course information, aims and objectives and check with your line manager to see if this is a suitable learning option for you.
Yes, you can still register for this course /module if you work in a different health sector and believe this module will help you improve your skills in this specialty. At the point of entry, all of our Cancer Academy courses are free for health professionals to access. This forms part of our objective to spread more awareness and upskill healthcare professionals in much needed skills. This will benefit patients in the long term.
If you are based outside of the UK but are interested in registering for a course please email firstname.lastname@example.org and type ‘access to learning’ in the subject matter area and a description of the course that you’d like to register for. We will then advise on what is possible.
All learners who complete any training through the Cancer Academy will be asked to complete a post-course evaluation form 3 months after completing their course. This will help to measure how effective you found the training and as a reflection opportunity to see if and how you were able to apply what you learnt in your place of employment. You could also talk to your line manager about what areas within your work the learning is or has been appliable. You could also utilise the Cancer Academy ePortfolio to store your reflections and case studies in relation to your learning as part of your development. If you are still unsure you can email email@example.com with your query and we will pass your query onto our educational development lead so that they can make further enquiries.
The GM Cancer Academy forms the educational arm of the GM Cancer Alliance. The GM Cancer Alliance is the Cancer branch of the GM Integrated Care Board. There are 21 Cancer Alliances across the United Kingdom. All Cancer Alliances are guided by the NHS People Plan to help inform their strategy in the next steps in population cancer care.
No, the Cancer Academy is not only about urology. It is about cancer care in general. We are currently working on a new Acute Oncology Academy that will cater to the educational needs of the AO workforce.
To find out more about our modules / courses, what events we have and what’s coming up, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org and ask to be added to our mailing list. Just enter ‘Cancer Academy mailing list’ in the subject area of the email and then specify what type of information, course/modules and events you would like to receive in the body of the email. We will then tailor the newsletters to suit your interests.