MTG9 PleurX peritoneal catheter drainage system for vacuum assisted drainage of treatment-resistant recurrent malignant ascites: support for education and learning - educational resource

This resource provides learning materials to improve and assess users’ knowledge of the PleurX peritoneal catheter drainage system for vacuum-assisted drainage of treatment-resistant, recurrent malignant ascites, medical technology guidance and its application in services providing healthcare for people with cancer. 

This resource contains:

  • Clinical case scenarios (pdf format): The clinical case scenarios are designed to improve and assess users’ knowledge of the guidance. They illustrate how the recommendations from the guidance can be applied to the care of people presenting to oncologists and oncology clinical nurse specialists and are available in this pdf format to support individual learning.
  • An educational PowerPoint presentation: This slide set is designed to support group learning for healthcare professionals responsible for caring for people with cancer. It presents key messages from the guidance and provides a framework for discussion. This presentation also contains the clinical case scenarios which are aimed primarily at oncologists and oncology clinical nurse specialists but can also be used for a wider group of healthcare professionals who care for people with cancer.

Using this NICE educational resource

  • Agree the objectives of the session, based on your target audience.
  • Consider how much time you have available.
  • Further information is provided in the "notes" section of each slide, don't forget to read this!
  • Choose your slides – you can edit this slide set and incorporate slides from other presentations.
  • Consider what handouts may be needed.
  • Hyperlinks will only work when operating in slide show.
  • Hyperlinked content may require connection to the internet.
  • Leave enough time for questions.
  • Encourage your audience to familiarise themselves with the NICE recommendations prior to the event.
  • Have access to the original NICE recommendations for reference during the session.
  • Familiarise yourself with the NICE recommendations and anticipate the questions participants might raise and where you can get the answers from.

Disclaimer

This resource is an implementation tool and should be used alongside the published guidance. The information does not supersede or replace the guidance itself.

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This page was last updated: 27 November 2012

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