Netherlands, Utrecht (NL)

Multiprofessional Care for Head and Neck Cancer Patients

when 6 July 2015 - 17 July 2015
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 895

This course is an intensive programme about care and communication related to patients with head and neck cancer. The programme consists of lectures, seminars, workshops, excursions to see clinical practices and presentations of fellow students.

You will visit health care institutes in the Netherlands and be inspired by experienced teachers. For two weeks you will be taught about multi-professional care for patients with head and neck cancer problems. The role of various health care disciplines in the total care for patients affected by head and neck cancer will be discussed in class. Thanks to the international character of the participants we can become acquainted with the approaches to this problem in various countries during discussions and group activities.

Course leader

Jolien Fase

Target group

This course is designed for students or recent graduates in the field of speech therapy, skintherapy/ dermatology, dental hygiene/ dentistry, orthoptics/ optometry and other related fields of study in healthcare.

Course aim

By attending this course, you will become aware of the ways in which health problems, outside your field of expertise, may affect the type of treatment you offer a patient. And you will learn how to contribute to the multi-disciplinary treatment of patients with head & neck cancer.
After this course you will have more knowledge regarding the subject cancer in the head and neck area.

Credits info

Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 895: Course + course materials + housing

Will you attend a course on Healthcare or Life Science? As a student of Utrecht Summer School, you'll receive a 30% discount on all courses of Elevate Health, the online academy founded by Utrecht University and University Medical Center Utrecht. Elevate offers a broad curriculum of interactive online courses in the field of medical and veterinary sciences. After confirmation and payment of your Summer School course, you'll automatically receive your personal discount code to enroll in your Elevate course. Please visit the Elevate website to see the complete course overview.
EUR 555: Course + course materials


Utrecht Summer School doesn't offer scholarships for this course.

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