A complete training that will help you learn the main techniques and therapies to care for cancer patients in a comprehensive and professional manner"

Knowledge of the different types of tumors is fundamental in the specialization of the oncology nurse. As part of the multidisciplinary team, the oncology nurse must know the main characteristics of the most prevalent tumors in order to guide his or her practice and provide quality care.
Likewise, the management of complex cases, one of the areas of competence of the professional nurse, requires mastery of the patient's pathology, in order to coordinate actions and strategies with the different professionals involved.

On the other hand, the treatments of oncologic processes are varied and their knowledge by nurses is a priority. Once the basics of pathophysiology are consolidated and the main characteristics of each type of tumor are known, this Expert goes into the particularities of each therapeutic modality.
In the case of antineoplastic pharmacological therapy, this is a fundamental pillar in the management of the oncological patient and covers from the reception of the drug to its elimination. The preparation and administration process will involve several phases in which the training and updating of healthcare personnel is of vital importance to guarantee patient safety and the proper development of the care process.

An essential point in which nursing plays an important role is to know and handle the different routes of administration. These accesses are a fundamental part of the life of cancer patients, since the administration of their treatment depends on their care.

The updating of the contents of this Postgraduate Diploma and its integrative approach will give rise to a complete vision of all aspects related to oncology nursing.

The contents will provide a journey through the diverse needs of cancer patients, whose particularities require personalized attention.

Both the design of the program and the didactic material used will facilitate the understanding of concepts, and the realization of practical cases will help to adapt what has been learned to clinical practice. In this way, the completion of the Postgraduate Diploma will provide immersive learning to achieve the professional's training in real situations of their usual professional practice.

This Postgraduate Diploma in Tumor Types, Oncologic Treatment, and Management for Nurses contains the most complete and up-to-date educational program on the market. The most important features of the program include:

  • The development of case studies presented by experts in Oncology Nursing. 
  • The graphic, schematic, and eminently practical contents with which they are created provide scientific and practical information on the disciplines that are essential for professional practice.
  • What's new in oncology nursing: tumor types, oncology treatment, and management.
  • Practical exercises where the self-assessment process can be carried out to improve learning.
  • Special emphasis on innovative methodologies in Oncology Nursing.
  • Theoretical lessons, questions to the expert, discussion forums on controversial topics and individual reflection papers.
  • The availability of access to the contents from any fixed or portable device with Internet connection.

This Postgraduate Diploma is the best investment you can make in selecting a refresher program to update your knowledge in oncology nursing"

The teaching staff includes professionals from the field of Oncology Nursing, who bring their experience to this training program, as well as renowned specialists from leading societies and prestigious universities.

The multimedia content, developed with the latest educational technology, will provide the professional with situated and contextual learning, i.e., a simulated environment that will provide immersive training programmed to train in real situations.

This program is designed around Problem Based Learning, whereby the specialist must try to solve the different professional practice situations that arise during the academic year. For this purpose, the professional will be assisted by an innovative interactive video system created by renowned and experienced experts in Oncology Nursing with extensive experience. 

The best didactic material in a high quality capacitative development that will facilitate your learning through a contextual approach"

This 100% online Postgraduate Diploma will allow you to combine your studies with your professional work while increasing your knowledge in this field"


The structure of the contents has been designed by the best professionals in the field of Oncology Nursing, with extensive experience and recognized prestige in the profession, backed by the volume of cases reviewed and studied, and with extensive knowledge of new technologies applied to healthcare.

We have the most complete and up-to-date academic program in the market. We strive for excellence and for you to achieve it too" 

Module 1. Types of Tumors 

1.1. Hematological Tumors 

1.1.1. Lymphoma 
1.1.2. Leukemia 
1.1.3. Myeloproliferative Syndromes 
1.1.4. Myelodysplastic Syndromes 
1.1.5. Plasma Cell Tumors 

1.2. Osteomuscular Tumors 

1.2.1. Osteosarcoma 
1.2.2. Chondrosarcoma 
1.2.3. Ewing Sarcoma 
1.2.4. Soft Tissue Sarcomas  

1.3. Tumours of the Digestive System  

1.3.1. Oesophageal Cancer  
1.3.2. Gastric Cancer  
1.3.3. Colorectal Cancer  
1.3.4. Carcinoma of the Anus  
1.3.5. Other Intestinal Tumors  
1.3.6. Hepatocellular Carcinoma  
1.3.7. Cholangiocarcinoma  
1.3.8. Gallbladder Carcinoma  
1.3.9. Pancreatic Cancer  

1.4. Nervous System Tumours  

1.4.1. Astrocytoma  
1.4.2. Oligodendroglioma  
1.4.3. Glioblastoma  
1.4.4. Meningioma  
1.4.5. Neurinoma  
1.4.6. Schwannoma  

1.5. Genitourinary Tumors  

1.5.1. Renal Carcinoma  
1.5.2. Urothelial Carcinoma  
1.5.3. Vesical Carcinoma  
1.5.4. Prostate Carcinoma  
1.5.5. Endometrial Cancer  
1.5.6. Ovarian Cancer  
1.5.7. Cervical Cancer  
1.5.8. Vulvar Cancer  
1.5.9. Testicular Cancer  
1.5.10. Penile Cancer  

1.6. Endocrine Tumors  

1.6.1. Thyroid and Parathyroid Cancer  
1.6.2. Adrenal Carcinoma  
1.6.3. Neuroendocrine Tumors  
1.6.4. Carcinoid Tumour  
1.6.5. Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes  

1.7. Head and Neck Tumors  

1.7.1. Pituitary Tumors  
1.7.2. Oral Cavity Cancer  
1.7.3. Oropharyngeal and Nasopharyngeal Cancer  
1.7.4. Paranasal Sinus Cancer  
1.7.5. Cancer of Salivary Glands  
1.7.6. Laryngeal Cancer  

1.8. Dermatological Tumors  

1.8.1. Melanoma  
1.8.2. Basal Cell Carcinoma  
1.8.3. Squamous cell carcinoma  

1.9. Breast Cancer  

1.9.1. Histological Subtypes  
1.9.2. Molecular Subtypes  

1.10. Thoracic Tumors  

1.10.1. Lung Cancer  
1.10.2. Thymoma  
1.10.3. Pleural Mesothelioma  

Module 2. Oncological Treatments  

2.1. Types of Treatments.  

2.1.1. Neoadjuvant Therapy  
2.1.2. Adjuvant Therapy  
2.1.3. Palliative Treatment  
2.1.4. Targeted Therapies  

2.2. Surgical Oncology  

2.2.1. Essential Concepts  
2.2.2. Preoperative Assessment  
2.2.3. Surgical Techniques in the Main Tumors  
2.2.4. Surgical Emergencies  

2.3. Chemotherapy Treatment  

2.3.1. Chemotherapy Fundamentals  
2.3.2. Chemotherapy Types Alkylating Agents Platinum Compounds Alkaloids of Plant Origin Antimetabolites. Topoisomerase Inhibitors Antitumor Antibiotics Other Agents  

2.3.3. Types of Response  

2.4. Side Effects of Chemotherapy  

2.4.1. Digestive Toxicity  
2.4.2. Cutaneous Toxicity  
2.4.3. Hematological Toxicity  
2.4.4. Cardiovascular Toxicity  
2.4.5. Neurological Toxicity  
2.4.6. Other Side Effects  

2.5. Radiotherapy Treatment  

2.5.1. Types of Radiotherapy  
2.5.2. Indications  

2.6. Side Effects of Radiotherapy  

2.6.1. Head and Neck Radiotherapy  
2.6.2. Thoracic Radiotherapy  
2.6.3. Abdominal and Pelvic Radiotherapy  

2.7. Interventional Radiology Techniques.  

2.7.1. Radiofrequency  
2.7.2. Chemoembolization  
2.7.3. Radioembolization  
2.7.4. Others  

2.8. Hormonal Treatment  

2.8.1. Antiestrogens  
2.8.2. Progestogens  
2.8.3. Aromatase Inhibitors  
2.8.4. Estrogens  
2.8.5. Antiandrógenos  
2.8.6. Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone Agonists  

2.9. Biological Treatments  

2.9.1. Monoclonal Antibodies  
2.9.2. Kinase Inhibitors  
2.9.3. mTOR Inhibitors  
2.9.4. Immunoregulatory Cytokines  

2.10. Transplants  

2.10.1. Solid Organ Transplant  
2.10.2. Bone Marrow Transplant  
2.10.3. Peripheral Blood Transplant  
2.10.4. Umbilical Cord Transplant  

Module 3. Nursing Role in the Administration of Chemotherapy Treatment

3.1. Reception and Storage of Cytostatic Products  

3.1.1. Reception  
3.1.2. Storage  

3.2. Cytostatic Product Validation  

3.2.1. Pharmaceutical Validation  
3.2.2. Worksheet  
3.2.3. Label  
3.2.4. Stability and Compatibility  

3.3. Cytostatic Product Preparation  

3.3.1. Work Area Biological Safety Cabinet Laboratory Isolators Work Area Standards Cleaning Standards Workplace Contamination Accidental Exposures  

3.4. Administration.  

3.4.1. Administrator Protection  
3.4.2. Environmental Protection  
3.4.3. Error Prevention  
3.4.4. Venous Accesses  
3.4.5. Administration Technique  

3.5. Routes of Administration of Chemotherapy  

3.5.1. Definition  
3.5.2. Oral Chemotherapy  
3.5.3. Peripheral Cenous Catheters Selection Criteria Type of Material Insertion Sites Placement Techniques Nursing care  

3.5.4. Central Venous Catheter with Reservoir Selection Criteria Type of Material Insertion Sites Placement Techniques Nursing care  

3.5.5. Percutaneous Insertion of Central Venous Catheter Selection Criteria Type of Material Insertion Sites Placement Techniques Nursing care  

3.5.6. Peripherally Inserted Central Venous Catheter Selection Criteria Type of Material Insertion Sites Placement Techniques Nursing care  

3.5.7. Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy Selection Criteria Administration Technique Nursing care  

3.6. Complications of Venous Access  

3.6.1. Introduction  
3.6.2. Early Complications Infections Pneumothorax Catheter Bending Catheter Malposition and Extravasation Arrhythmias Migration or Dislocation of the Catheter Catheter Fracture and Embolism Catheter Occlusion or Obstruction  

3.6.3. Late Complications Catheter Fracture Thrombosis Skin Necrosis Around the Device  

3.7. Phlebitis Management  

3.7.1. Definition  
3.7.2. Causes  
3.7.3. Signs and Symptoms  
3.7.4. Classification  
3.7.5. Risk Factors  
3.7.6. Preventing Phlebitis  
3.7.7. Nursing Care  

3.8. Extravasation Management  

3.8.1. Definition  
3.8.2. Extravasation Related Factors  
3.8.3. Preventing Extravasation  
3.8.4. Cytostatic Classification according to Extravasation Effects  
3.8.5. Extravasation Manifestations by Cytostatic  
3.8.6. General Treatment  
3.8.7. Specific Treatment  
3.8.8. Surgical Treatment  
3.8.9. Nursing care  

3.9. Exposure Risks during Administration  

3.9.1. Affected Personnel  
3.9.2. Penetration Routes  
3.9.3. Genetic risks  

3.10. Treatment of Cytostatic Waste and Excreta  

3.10.1. Treating Excreta Urine Feces Sweat Trace  

3.10.2. Cytostatic Waste Treatment Regulations Types of Waste Material Required Required Material Elimination    

This training will allow you to advance in your career comfortably"