CALHN Nursing Education Courses

Introduction to Haematology

Program Aim

The Introduction to Haematology short course aims to provide and enhance the knowledge and skills of nurses working in cancer centres across South Australia.

The participants will gain a basic understanding of the principles of managing patients with haematological malignancies, how to care for these patients and the principles behind this care.

It is available to all ENs and RNs.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the Introduction to Haematology program participants will:

  • Gain a basic understanding of several common haematological malignancies.
  • Establish a base understanding into the nursing care of patients undergoing anticancer treatment for their diseases.
  • Explore the various pathways haematology patients may be exposed to, for eg transplant, apheresis & trials
  • Hear from allied health involved in the holistic care of patients undergoing anticancer treatment.
  • Explore the complexity of sexuality/ body image issues that haematology patients experience.
  • Understand the supportive measures available to differing age groups/ demographics, for eg Youth Cancer Service.


Day 1 - 14 November 2024  

Day 2 - 15 November 2024  

Royal Adelaide Hospital

0830 to 1630


Non SA Health Employees:  $75.00 for one day or $150 for 2 days.

SA Health Employees:  Not applicable.

Bookings essential

Click here for SA Health Employees Application

Click her for External Application

For further Information please contact workshop Coordinator:

Name: Grace Grant

Ph: 7074 5071