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We offer you the most complete training in Oncology Nursing in the field of Pediatrics. This knowledge is essential to offer patients and their families highly professionalized comprehensive care"
Thanks to scientific and technological advances in recent years, there has been a significant increase in the possibilities for treating and curing children and adolescents with oncological diseases. These scientific and therapeutic advances are continuous and require constant specialization and updating from nursing professionals working in Pediatric Oncohematology units in order to offer quality care to people who require specific and increasingly complex assistance.
Nursing care for pediatric patients with neoplastic pathology and their families is a challenge due to the significance of the disease itself, its evolution, the intensive and specific treatment required, its side effects and the emotional and social repercussions it has on them.
Pediatric oncology nurses are aware of the need for postgraduate training to achieve a specific level of competence that will allow them to broaden clinical training in order to meet the care needs of patients and their families.
The Professional Master’s Degree in Pediatric Oncology Nursing that we present here is currently the only specific program that covers the treatment and care of children and adolescents with cancer and their families, directed by and for nursing professionals.
Our teaching team is made up of renowned professionals with extensive experience in leading national and international units devoted to the treatment and care of childhood cancer.
Throughout the program, TECH will provide students with the necessary knowledge of technical, scientific aspects and of comprehensive care to acquire the skills work with children with cancer and their families. A comprehensive approach that incorporates the physical, psychological, emotional, social and spiritual dimensions.
Students will also have the opportunity to acquire the necessary basic knowledge to face situations that arise in pediatric oncological patients and their families. From the moment of diagnosis, through the guidelines that specialists must follow, to the information on procedures or attitudes that should be made redundant, professionals will learn to integrate the new techniques and the most advanced procedures in this discipline into their daily practice.
A great opportunity to learn and incorporate into your daily practice the new scientific and therapeutic systems and protocols, in a comfortable and totally accessible way, even for active professionals”
This Professional Master’s Degree in Pediatric Oncology Nursing contains the most complete and up-to-date scientific program on the market. Its most notable features are:
- The latest technology in online teaching software
- A highly visual teaching system, supported by graphic and schematic contents that are easy to assimilate and understand
- Practical cases presented by practising experts
- State-of-the-art interactive video systems
- Teaching supported by telepractice
- Continuous updating and recycling systems
- Autonomous learning: full compatibility with other occupations
- Practical exercises for self-evaluation and learning verification
- Support groups and educational synergies: questions to the expert, debate and knowledge forums
- Communication with the teacher and individual reflection work
- Content that is accessible from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection
- Supplementary documentation databases are permanently available, even after the program
Get intensively updated on the practical strategies for the management of oncological diseases through a learning process designed to be applied in the practice , from the very beginning"
Our teaching staff is made up of working professionals. That way TECH is sure to offer the training update we intend to provide. A multidisciplinary team of trained and experienced specialists in different environments, who will efficiently impart the theoretical knowledge, but, above all, who will put at the service of the program the practical knowledge derived from their own experience: one of the differential qualities of this Professional Master’s Degree.
This mastery of the subject is complemented by the effectiveness of the methodology used in the design of this course. Developed by a team of e-learning experts, it integrates the latest advances in educational technology. In this way, professionals will be able to study with a range of convenient and versatile multimedia tools that will give them the operability they need during training.
The design of this program is based on Problem-Based Learning: an approach that views learning as a highly practical process. To achieve this remotely, TECH will use telepractice: with the help of an innovative, interactive video system, and Learning from an Expert, students will be able to acquire the knowledge as if they were facing the case they are learning in real time. A concept that will allow students to integrate and memorize what they have learnt in a more realistic and permanent way.
The most outstanding aspect of our educational formula is the possibility of hands-on learning, even while learning remotely: a challenge that we have achieved and that provides our students with the best results"
Observing the expert in the process of performing the task, triggers brain mechanisms similar to those activated when performing the same activity: this is the principle of the high efficiency of our "learning from an expert"
The contents included on the program have been created by establishing an exhaustive overview of each and every one of the essential topics to master Nursing practice in the field of Pediatric Oncology. With a sequential process that will take students through the topics to constantly acquire new knowledge, this training program will become an incredible leap toward being highly competitive in the speciality.
A complete teaching program, structured in clear and concrete units that will take you through a learning process, created to be perfectly compatible with your personal and professional life"
Module 1. Introduction to Pediatric Cancer and Main Treatments
1.1. Children and Cancer
1.1.1. Epidemiology of Pediatric Cancer
1.1.2. Pathophysiology of Pediatric Cancer: Characteristics Shared by Tumor Cells
1.1.3. Aetiology of Pediatric Cancer
1.1.4. Fundamentals of the Hematopoietic System and Blood Cells
1.1.5. Types of Pediatric Cancer
1.1.6. Diagnostic and Follow-Up Procedures in Pediatric Oncohematology
1.1.7. Treatment of Pediatric Cancer
1.1.8. Chemotherapy (I)
1.1.9. Chemotherapy (II)
1.1.10. Late Side Effects of Treatments in Pediatric Cancer Survivors
Module 2. Malignant Oncohematologic Pathology in Pediatrics
2.1. Leukemias and Myelodysplastic Syndromes in Pediatrics
2.1.1. B-Cell Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
2.1.2. Lymphomas in Pediatrics
2.1.3. CNS Tumors and Miscellaneous Intracranial and Intraspinal Neoplasms in Pediatrics
2.1.4. Neuroblastomas and Other Peripheral Nerve Cell Tumors in Pediatrics
2.1.5. Retinoblastomas in Pediatrics
2.1.6. Renal Tumors in Pediatrics
2.1.7. Hepatic Tumors in Pediatrics
2.1.8. Bone Tumors in Pediatrics
2.1.9. Soft Tissue Sarcomas and Other Extraosseous Sarcomas in Pediatrics
2.1.10. Other Malignant and Unspecified Neoplasms in Pediatrics
Module 3. Nursing Care in Pediatric Oncohematology (I)
3.1. Patient Safety in Unit Nursing Care
3.1.1. Safety in the Pediatric Oncology Unit
3.1.2. Nursing Care at the Onset
3.1.3. Nursing Care for Performing Diagnostic Tests
3.1.4. Nursing Care: Venous Catheters (I)
3.1.5. Nursing Care: Venous Catheters (II) Subcutaneous Reservoir
3.1.6. Nursing Care in the Administration of Antineoplastic Medication
3.1.7. Nursing Care in the Intravenous Administration of Antineoplastic Medication
3.1.8. Nursing Care in the Administration of Supportive Care Medication
3.1.9. Transfusion Support in Pediatric Oncohematology
Module 4. Nursing Care in Pediatric Oncohematology (II)
4.1. The Importance of Observation and Active Nursing Listening in Pediatric Oncohematology
4.1.1. The Importance of Nursing Assessments in Pediatric Oncohematology
4.1.2. Most Common Nursing Diagnoses in Pediatric Oncohematology
4.1.3. Nursing Care in Symptom Control in Pediatric Oncohematology
4.1.4. Pain Management and Care in Pediatric Oncohematology
4.1.5. Skin Care in Pediatric Oncohematology
4.1.6. Nutrition in Children and Adolescents with Cancer
4.1.7. When Is the Response to Treatment Inadequate?
4.1.8. Carefully Care for Children/Adolescents with Cancer and Their Family
4.1.9. Research in Pediatric Oncohematology Care
Module 5. Hematopoietic Progenitor Transplantation in Pediatrics
5.1. Introduction to Hematopoietic Progenitor Transplantation
5.1.1. Indications for Hematopoietic Progenitor Transplantation (HPT) in Pediatrics
5.1.2. From Donation to Infusion of Hematopoietic Progenitors
5.1.3. Nursing Care in HPT Conditioning
5.1.4. Nursing Care during HP Infusion
5.1.5. Nursing Care: Medullary Aplasia Phase
5.1.6. Medium-Term Post HPT Nursing Care
5.1.7. Follow-Up HPT Nursing Consultation
5.1.8. New Therapies for Treating Complications after HPT
Module 6. Emergencies and Critical Patients in Pediatric Oncology
6.1. Introduction to Emergencies in Pediatric Patients with Oncohematologic Pathology
6.1.1. Hematologic Emergencies in Pediatric Oncohematology
6.1.2. Mechanical and Neurological Emergencies in Pediatric Oncohematology
6.1.3. Metabolic and Abdominal Emergencies in Pediatric Oncohematology
6.1.4. Other Emergencies Derived from Treatment
6.1.5. Emergencies in Post Hematopoietic Progenitor Transplantation Patients
6.1.6. Pediatric Patients with Oncohematologic Pathology Requiring Intensive Care
6.1.7. Nursing Care of Pediatric Patients with Oncohematologic Diseases and Their Family, Admitted to the PEICU
6.1.8. Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU): Humanization Projects
Module 7. Palliative Care and Last Days in Oncologic Pediatrics
7.1. Pediatric Palliative Care: History, Concepts, Peculiarities and Universal Principles
7.1.1. Objectives and Stages of the Therapeutic Approach in Pediatric Palliative Care
7.1.2. Comprehensive Care for Children and Adolescents with Oncohematological Disease in a Palliative Care Situation and Their Families
7.1.3. Symptom Control in Pediatric Oncology Palliative Care
7.1.4. Total Pain Control in Pediatric Oncology Palliative Care
7.1.5. Ethical Aspects and Decision Making in Pediatric Oncology Palliative Care
7.1.6. Terminal Phase and Last Days Situations in Pediatric Oncology
7.1.7. Palliative Sedation in Pediatric Oncology
7.1.8. Appropriate End of Life: Dignity and Support
7.1.9. In First Person: Testimonial
Module 8. New Therapies: Clinical Trials and Immunotherapy in Pediatric Oncology
8.1. Clinical Trials in Pediatric Oncohematology: Concepts and Historical Bases
8.1.1. Why Are Clinical Trials Necessary in Pediatric Oncology?
8.1.2. Designing a Clinical Trial
8.1.3. Preparing and Starting a Clinical Trial
8.1.4. Developing a Clinical Trial
8.1.5. Professionals Involved in a Clinical Trial
8.1.6. The Role of Nursing Professionals in Clinical Trials in Pediatric Oncology
8.1.7. The Map of Nursing Professionals Skills in Clinical Trials in Pediatric Oncology
8.1.8. Current Situation of Clinical Trials in Pediatrics
8.1.9. Present and Future of Pediatric Oncology: Personalized Medicine
Module 9. Multidisciplinary and eHealth Support in Pediatric Oncohematology
9.1. Psychological Support for Children during the Process of Living with Cancer
9.2. Psychological Support for Adolescents during the Process of Living with Cancer
9.3. Psychological Support Needs of Children and Adolescents Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation and Their Families
9.4. Educational Support for Children and Adolescents with Cancer
9.5. Social Worker Support in Pediatric Oncology
9.6. Parents of Children with Cancer Associations and Other Non-Profit Organizations
9.7. Volunteering in Pediatric Oncohematology Units
9.8. Pediatric Cancer and Society
9.9. Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Children and Adolescents with Cancer
9.10. Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs and eHealth) for Parents of Children and Adolescents with Cancer
9.11. Nursing Professionals, ICT and eHealth
Module 10. Fostering, Caring and Accompanying in Pediatric Oncology
10.1. Comprehensive View of the Care of Children and Adolescents with Cancer and Their Family
10.2. Theories and Models that Approach the Comprehensive Vision of Nursing
10.3. The Facilitating Role of Nursing in Pediatric Oncology
10.4. The Profile of Emotional Nursing Skills in Pediatric Oncology
10.5. Therapeutic Communication in Pediatric Oncology
10.6. The Influence of the Environment and Surroundings when Accompanying Children with Cancer
10.7. Accompaniment for the Family System in Pediatric Oncology
10.8. Psychomotor and Affective Development of Infants and Preschoolers with Cancer
10.9. Emotion, Storytelling, and Meaningful Playtime in School-Aged Children with Cancer
10.10. Emotion, Storytelling and Socialization in Adolescents with Cancer
10.11. First Person Experiences
A unique, key and decisive training experience to boost your professional development”