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Table 3 Various samples of E-programs from each Educational Field in regard to the trainees’ profession, scheduled Program duration, maximum allowed study time, the number of physical meetings and the duration of each meeting

From: E-learning programs in oncology: a nationwide experience from 2005 to 2014

Educational Fields Program Profession Duration Stipulated study time Physical meetings Duration
Chemotherapy ‘Chemo-license’ RN 25 h 5 weeks 1 3 h
‘Chemo-license’ HCA 25 h 5 weeks 1 3 h
Oncology Organ-specific oncology RN 5 weeks 5 weeks 1 4 h
Basic oncology RN 5 weeks 5 weeks 1 1 day
HVE Basic oncology SHCA 5 weeks 10 weeks 2 2 days
Radiotherapy Basic radio physics and RT MD (residents) 10-15 days 9 mo 2 1 day
Specific oncological nursing in RT RN 20 weeks 20 weeks 3 2 days
Brachytherapy RN 15 h no limit 0
Symptom therapy Nursing in cancer-related pain RN 10 weeks 20 weeks 4 1.5 days
‘Pain-ombudsman’ training RN, MD 20 h 3 mo 1 1 day
Psychosocial oncology and cancer rehabilitation RN 10 weeks 20 weeks 4 1.5 days
  1. HVE higher vocational education, MD medical doctors, RN registered nurses, RT radiotherapy, SHCA social and health care assistants