This learning module is aimed at improving nurses' understanding of the psychosocial issues that can arise during a diagnosis of cancer and its treatment. It examines national guidance on the provision of psychological support for patients with cancer and their families, and discusses best practice in psychological assessment and intervention. The importance of self-care and overall well-being is also highlighted.
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