Chemotherapy Training Level 1. Essex Cancer Network October 2012. INTRODUCTION. Why?. Level One training is required for all staff who may come across chemotherapy in their normal job, such as dispensary technicians, assistants and aseptics staff.
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Essex Cancer Network
Level Onetraining is required for all staff who may come across chemotherapy in their normal job, such as dispensary technicians, assistants and asepticsstaff.
Level Two training is for all staff involved in prescription verification of SACT prescriptions.
Level Three training is for specialist oncology staff, who work within the area of cancer for more than 50% of their time, or are designated as a cancer specialist at their trust.
Key elements of syllabus
“Normal cells obey strict rules.
Divide only when told.
Die rather than misbehave.”
Whereas normal cells have functioning checkpoints, abnormal cells checkpoints have been lost or disabled
Bone Marrow Cells
Course of treatment
Fraction Cell Survived
Limit of detection
of oral anti-cancer medicines should be carried out and monitored to the same standard as injected therapy.
aerosols or evaporation
skin or mucous membranes
hand to mouth contact
Picking them up
Therefore made up in aseptics in ‘isolators’