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Specialization in Psycho-oncology online

Online modality


The Specialization in Psycho-oncology trains to offer biopsychosocial care to patients affected by cancer and their families. Receiving a cancer diagnosis and undergoing therapeutic treatment means facing a series of stressful situations that often overwhelm the patient and her family. Numerous studies support that psychosocial aspects are of great importance in the origin and evolution of the disease, as well as to alleviate the needs of the patient’s environment.

Curriculum (Key Aspects)

  1. History and principles of psycho-oncology
  2. Medical oncology
  3. Diagnosis Communication
  4. Genetic advice
  5. Coping with the disease
  6. Psychosocial aspects in cancer patients
  7. Pediatric oncology
  8. Types of therapies
  9. The family and the cancer patient: The duel
  10. Multidisciplinary teamwork: Burnout syndrome
  11. Prevention and risk factors: Oncology nursing
  12. Project and Thesis seminar

What You Will Learn

  • You will detect the emotional, psychological, and social needs that both the cancer patient and their relatives may be presenting.
  • You will promote coping strategies that help the patient and their family adapt to the diagnosis.
  • You will be trained to promote psychological support strategies to facilitate adaptation to the physical, social and psychological consequences that the disease can generate.
  • You will design and implement health promotion and cancer prevention programs, as well as early detection.

Online modality

The Specialization in Psycho-oncology is carried out in the Online modality, adapted to the lifestyle of each professional.

You will follow the specialization at your own pace, with totally flexible schedules and schedules and the constant support of our experts.


Who Should Attend?

Psychologists and final year students. 

Works- Specialty in Psycho-oncology. Provides psychological care in medical oncology services, radiotherapy oncology and palliative care units, both in public services and in associations and care centers for cancer patients.

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