Introduction & Orientation Programme

Aim:
To ensure that the newly appointed nurse has a programme which allows him/her to orientate to the new working environment which is a Specialist Cancer Hospital .

Training Mode:
In-service

Contents:

  • Introduction to Nursing Division & Nursing Philosophy
  • Holistic Care
  • Introduction to Nursing Process
  • Documentation & Nursing Care Planning
  • Policies & Procedures (Hospital & Nursing Division)
  • The Nature of Cancer
  • Role of Respiratory Therapist
  • Treatment Modalities
  • Ethics & Confidentiality
  • Evidence – Based Practice & Core Competencies
  • Philosophy of Palliative Care Nursing
  • Pain & Symptom Management
  • Wound Management
  • Psychological Support & Understanding the Grief Process
  • Patient Education – Information Giving Skills (Nurses’ Role)
  • Introduction to Pharmacy Department.
  • Role of Nutritionist in Nutritional Support for Cancer Patients
  • Role of Psychologist in Psychological Support for Cancer Patients & Caregivers
  • Role of Physiotherapist with Cancer Patients
  • Audit (ISO & JCIA)