Did you know there are a number of free learning resources, online courses and professional development tools available for project leads to access? Macmillan Cancer Support Learn Zone provides a variety of resources available for Macmillan Professionals, members of the public and volunteers. We recommend the following modules for project leads and delivery staff to complete:
- Introduction to cancer – increase your basic understanding of cancer and how it can affect people’s lives.
- Survivorship – learn about survivorship and how to sign-post cancer patients to sources of help and support.
- Evaluation – increase your knowledge of evaluation and develop the skills and confidence to evaluate your work
You can access these and more modules here. The Physical Activity team also has an online learning subscription with BMJ learning. Project delivery staff can discover more than 1,000 evidence-based, peer-reviewed learning modules, stay up to date with the latest practice-changing developments, use pre- and post-module assessments to gauge your learning, Choose from audio, video, and interactive case-based formats and record your learning in BMJ Portfolio. We recommend project delivery staff complete ‘The health benefits of physical activity: cancer module’ you can access the module here additional modules we recommend include the ‘Importance of Physical Activity’ module here and ‘How does Physical Activity produce health benefits module here
Furthering your learning is not only beneficial for you as personal development but also the people affected by cancer you assist everyday!