Safe handling and administration of cytotoxic drugs. This highly successful course has been taken by more than one thousand nurses in cancer care over the past ten years. It covers both the clinical aspects of training as well as the work environment within cytostatic treatment. The course is given by the Regional Cancer Center in Gothenburg, the Regional Cancer Center Stockholm-Gotland, as well as various clinics all over Sweden.
In Denmark, University College Copenhagen (Københavns Professionshøjskole;
formerly the University of Metropolitan University College, or Professionshøjskolen Metropol)
has for many years now given a course in safe handling and administration of cytotoxic drugs for Danish nurses (similar to the Swedish course mentioned above).
It is now in its second generation of course content and with over a hundred participants a year
it has become a de facto standard in the country.
They also provide other kinds of specialist training for nurses. https://www.kp.dk/
Lund University provides courses for doctors and nurses in radiation therapy as well as credited courses in oncology
for prospective contact nurses.
See Flexible Training for more information.
The Anatomy and Physiology course is available in both English and Swedish and is part of Varian's “Access to Care” education program. Contact us for additional information.
Consensum provides a number of different specialist courses in various healthcare fields
as part of their Higher Vocational Education.
They also offer courses for adults (KonVux) such as Health and Healthcare Education as well as Childcare Education. https://consensum.se
The Danish National Center for Grief, Copenhagen, provides specialized counselling and treatment to grieving children,
teens, young adults and their families.
In a few months in 2018 the course was produced and it is now used all over Denmark. https://sorgcenter.dk