The programme theme has been designed to cover a range of topics within the context of Bridging the Gap: Disparities in Cancer Education.

Strands within the programme:

  • Patient-centered communication
  • Shared Decision Making
  • Cultural diversity
  • Politics and policy
  • Risk assessment and management
  • Education for patients, their families and the community

Educational principles, theory and practice will underpinning these strands, including:

  • Delivering undergraduate education
  • Implementing educational pedagogy in practice
  • Constructing learning materials
  • Constructing assessment questions
  • Delivery methods for teaching and understanding in education and practice
  • Quality assurance in education and practice
  • Multi-professional education and training
  • e-learning and technology-assisted learning
  • Developing education programmes
  • Assessing competence to practice
  • Measuring outcomes from practice
  • Designing learning for multi-disciplinary teams