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E-learning course : Cervical Cancer Prevention Course (2nd Edition Rwanda)(NEW)

  • Dates : online classroom opened from the 18/09/2017 to 18/12/2017
  • Duration : 15 hours
  • CPD Provider : e-oncologia, Catalan Institute of Oncology. (CPD Provider Number : R0093/2017)
  • CPD Credits : 15
  • Organized ans sponsored by : Oshen Healthcare Rwanda, King Faisal Hospital
  • Scope : Health professionals involved in cervical cancer prevention : Public health professionals, nurses, health planners, health program managers, researchers and educators.
  • Contact for more info : elearning@oshenhealthcare.com or click here

Background :

E-Oncology is the ICO portal specialising in ongoing training for every area of oncology, and is the first online teaching project devoted solely to provide training in this area of healthcare. Its main goal is to create virtual spaces where specialists in training, practising doctors and non-specialist professionals can learn about cancer.

Oshen Healthcare Rwanda is organizing and sponsoring this initiative with the aim of participating in Rwanda Healthcare development. Ensuring the access to qualified training to medical specialists will ensure Rwandan’s access to local medical services that are up to international quality standards.

Cervical Cancer Prevention Course :

The objective of this course is to keep updated medical professionals involved in preventing and treating cervical cancer in the latest procedures. The methodology is solely online and participants are supported by a qualified tutor, who will guide them through virtual classrooms and forum discussions.

It is accredited by “Rwanda Medical and Dental Council”, by the “Accreditation Council of Oncology in Europe (ACOE)” and by the “Commission for Continuing Education of Spanish National Health System”.


  • Understand the natural history of HPV and cervical cancer, as well as the role of HPV infection in cervical carcinogenesis.
  • Define the role of other cofactors in the persistence of HPV infection, and the progression of precancerous lesions to invasive cervical cancer.
  • Identify the global impact of cervical cancer and compare their incidence and mortality across different world regions.
  • Identify the impact of HPV infection on other cancers and benign disease.
  • Recognize the HPV vaccines currently available and understand the information on their effectiveness and safety.
  • Identify the factors to be considered in the introduction of HPV vaccination.
  • Know and understand the effectiveness of other methods of primary prevention.
  • Identify and the advantages and disadvantages of different cervical cancer screening methods.
  • Learn on the impact of HPV infection in special populations, e.g., pregnant women, immunosuppressed people, etc.

Methodology :

The content is designed in a modular form (1 to 6) around central core information adapted to a wide range of health professionals.

The teaching materials and resources are of high quality educational, innovative, interactive and adapted to the characteristics of the virtual environment.

Final assessment in the context of virtual training is important that the participants know the results of their learning, which serve as reinforcement and encouragement.

Language : English


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