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e-oncología

e-oncología, the e-learning program of the Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO), was created in 2004. At present time, the project represents a strategic alliance of the educational team at the Institut Catala d'Oncologia (ICO) with the Spanish Medical Oncology Society (SEOM), the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (FIGO), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), among others. So far, the program developed a comprehensive canopy of oncology courses for residents in training, continuous medical education for professionals and targeted courses for oncology nurses and general practitioners. The offer included in 2013 over 1000 educational hours in a core curriculum of 36 oncology courses in Spanish, and specialized courses on cervical cancer prevention in Spanish, English, French and Russian. Courses are all accredited by the CME regulatory system in Europe. Local Universities such as the University of Barcelona (UB) are also offering academic accreditation to their nationals.

e-oncología

Quality of Life in Oncology

Quality of Life in Oncology Resource Centre is providing you with up-to-date and in-depth research and information on optimizing cancer patient's quality of life through supportive care during all disease stages - from diagnosis to post-treatment care.

Quality of Life in Oncology

Oncovideos

Oncovideos is a series of videos demonstrating standard practical procedures related to the various oncology disciplines targeting young oncologists who need practice oriented training. Each video features a leading expert from one of the 18 cancer teaching partner institutions, performing and explaining the particular process involved. Topics covered include surgical oncology, radiotherapy, medical oncology, paediatric oncology and neuro-oncology, and each video lasts a maximum of 30 minutes. Both the topics and experts involved were selected by the European societies representing each specific oncology discipline: EANO, ESMO, ESSO, ESTRO and SIOPE. All videos are accredited by the Accreditation Council of Oncology in Europe (ACOE), allowing users to collect CME credit points. Translations of the abstracts are also provided in six EU languages: Dutch, French, German, Italian, Polish, and Slovenian. Coordinated by ECCO - The European CanCer Organisation, the Oncovideos project has been funded with support from the European Commission and is freely available to all oncology healthcare professionals upon a simple registration process.

Oncovideos

IEO Web Education

The know-how of experts of the European Institute of Oncology, acquired through years of research, field experience and constant dialogue with the international scientific community is now available to everyone: IEO Web Education is the new e-learning preparation for health professionals worldwide, the opportunity to enrich your preparation and maximize your time. You can count on a wide range of educational multimedia products, to follow when and where you want saving time and resources: Breast Reconstructive Surgery, Early Glottic Cancer and lots of Italian courses in Clinical Risk Management, Counseling, Clinical Trials, Radioprotection... and more!

Stay tuned for new courses in surgical, medical and management areas: register yourself on www.ieoeducation.com!

IEOeducation

Core Curriculum in Psychosocial Aspects of Cancer Care

In partnership with the European School of Oncology, IPOS is pleased to present:

International, Multilingual Online Training Programme in Psycho-Oncology
A Core Curriculum in Psychosocial Aspects of Cancer Care

These core programmes are presented in English and translated to French, German, Hungarian, Italian and Spanish.
The translations, in each instance, have been modified to be culturally specific.

Core Curriculum Programme

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
I*CARE program is an educational resource for communication skills development.

The site provides video demonstrations of clinical communication skills by world-renowned experts Walter F. Baile, M.D. and Robert Buckman, M.D designed to help you learn the fundamental principles of communication and advanced skills (discussing end-of-life issues, error disclosure, and how to handle difficult patient encounters such as those where there are strong emotions, stressed families or uncomfortable conversations). Free CME and downloads of pocket guides and teaching materials are available to ensure a successful interaction with patients and families.

Crossroads

APEX (Advances in Prostate Cancer Expert Exchange)

APEX (Advances in Prostate Cancer Expert Exchange) is a non-promotional, scientific platform that shares cutting-edge developments across all aspects of prostate cancer, from risk factors, screening and detection through to the management of early/localised disease and advanced/metastatic disease.

In addition to being a resource of prostate cancer information and expert opinions within this rapidly changing field of oncology, APEX provides top-class presentations with globally recognised specialists through a series of webinars and debates. What's more, APEX provides you with a unique opportunity to ask the expert questions during LIVE Q&As.

If you are a health professional involved in the treatment of prostate cancer, it's easy to register and gain access to past and present webinars, debates and interviews.

Apex