Quality of Life in Cancer Patients

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About the course

This online lecture looks at ensuring quality of life in veterinary cancer patients.  It discusses assessing quality of life and gives an overview of the nursing care of cancer patients by looking at different treatments, nutrition and comfort for example. It is therefore an ideal introduction to veterinary oncology nursing and useful for any VN who works with any patient suffering with cancer.

Learning Outcomes

  • An understanding of quality of life concerns and assessing quality of life
  • An understanding of the nursing care needs of patients with cancer.

Author

Linda Ryan (Roberts) DipAVN (Medical) VTS (Oncology) RVN

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