We live in a society in constant evolution. The increasing rate of scientific and technological development is leading to the emergence of new jobs, which involve new worker profiles and new collections of skills that are necessary to perform these jobs appropriately.
The field of healthcare in particular has undergone rapid change in recent years, and this is especially true in the field of oncology care. Approaches to cancer treatment have given rise to new procedures and techniques, and this has led to the emergence of a new specialist field of nursing - oncology nursing. The partners in this project are all active in the field of oncology nursing training, and have become increasingly aware in recent years of the need to improve the ways in which this training is provided to cater more fully to the needs of trainee nurses.
Furthermore the different problems that may emerge in practice especially in the application of new procedures and approaches in oncology nursing require a more dynamic approach that permits the discussion and exploration (supported by appropriate content) in the workplace context.
The aim of this project is to develop and pilot this methodology and the toolkit that supports it.
With the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Commission.
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