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This course focuses on nutrition and exercise, after a cancer diagnosis. As a healthcare professional, how do you deal with the profound effects of cancer on patients? How can you turn the latest research findings into practical solutions that have a positive impact on patients’ lifestyle and quality of life during and after treatment? Join the course to get the answers which evolve around improving nutrition and exercise in cancer patients.

This course consists out of online self-study exercises and a live get-together in Wageningen, and is meant for healthcare providers.

What’s in it for healthcare providers?

This course is for nurses, nurse specialists and practice nurses. The course may also be of interest to doctors, physicians, pharmacists, dieticians, physiotherapists and lifestyle coaches. Of course, all other professionals active in the cancer network, who are interested in improving nutrition and exercise in cancer patients, are welcome.

  • You will learn about the latest scientific knowledge on nutrition and exercise and their impact on cancer and the cancer patient
  • You will learn to convert this knowledge into practical solutions that have a positive effect on the patient’s lifestyle
  • You will learn how to transfer the acquired knowledge
  • You will learn how to motivate and monitor patients, taking their knowledge, attitude and behaviour with regard to nutrition and exercise into account.
  • You will share your own knowledge and experience with peers and learn from each other

What does the programme look like?

The course is a mix of online and face-to-face learning activities. The course material is compiled by lecturers from TU/e, WUR, UU and UMC Utrecht, and is taught by experienced lecturers such as Prof Aarnout Brombacher (TU/E), Prof Ellen Kampman (WUR) and Prof Anne May (UMCU).

The course consists of online learning materials that you will go through at your own pace (8 hours total on average) to prepare for a live meeting to be held on 28 November 2023.

Agenda 28 November

09:00 – 09:25 | Reception with coffee and tea
09:30 – 09:45 | Introduction by Martine van der Mast and Astrid Kühlkamp
09:45 – 10:20 | Prof. Ellen Kampman (WUR)
10:20 – 10:55 | Prof Aarnout Brombacher (TU/E)
10:55 – 11:30 | Prof Anne May (UMCU)
11:30 – 11:45 | Break
11:45 – 12:15 | Introduction to afternoon programme
12:15 – 13:15 | Lunch
13:15 – 14:45 | Workshops on themes of nutrition, exercise and retention of healthy behaviour
14:45 – 15:15 | Break
15:15 – 16:00 | Conclusion of workshops and take-aways for practice
16.00 | Networking drinks

Register this Course

Organiser: EWUU Alliance – i4PH
Date: Tuesday 28 November 2023
Duration: Online self-study (8 hours) & 1 day live meeting on campus
Price: €495.00

For more information about this course, and to register please visit the course website.