This case study aims to facilitate the development of competencies that reflect the role of the Specialist Cancer Nurse (SCN) in managing disease and treatment related care for a person at risk of or diagnosed with melanoma across the cancer journey.
This case study recounts the experience of Jenny, a 55-year-old female diagnosed with melanoma.
The case study contains four sections:
- Reduce risk.
- Find the condition early.
- Have the best treatment and support during active treatment.
- Have the best treatment and support between and after active treatment.
It is recommended that you complete the sections and their related activities in order. This is because each section and each activity includes information that will help you complete the sections and activities that follow.