Short-term Courses

Short-term courses refer to periods that in addition to training skilled human resources in the educational system, lead to gaining or upgrading skills in a theoretical subject, along with their practical or scientific training. At the end of the courses, a certificate will be issued for the applicants. Participants in these courses are international students and foreign applicants as well as Iranian who are interested. Clearly, if motivated enough, applicants in the country can also participate in these courses on their own expenses based on the content of the course as far as their presence creates no contradictions based on the educational regulations of Iran. International Education Center is the coordinating center among schools, research institutes, and research centers of applicants for the courses.

 The 3rd International Web-based Course on
Psycho-Oncology in Iran

    Joint training by German and Iranian Teachers

Certification by
   Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg
   Isfahan University of Medical Sciences

Course Objectives

There is a high population of cancer patients, and many interested psychologists are working with them. Therefore, establishing a culture based and adaptive psycho-oncology care with the supervision of skilled and experienced experts is in high demand. The overall goal of this course is the improvement of the ability of psychosocial care of cancer patients in the oncological context and gaining or improving skills in psycho-oncology, especially in communication. The introduction is provided here.

By the end of this course, participants will be able to know:

  • Basic oncological knowledge of the most common cancers and treatments
  • Care and Management of the Patient at the End of Life
  • Principles in Psycho-oncology (Theories & Models)
  • Spiritual Issues in cancer care
  • Principles of Palliative care
  • Ethical Issues and Social law
  • Psychiatric Complications of Cancer & Mental Comorbidity
  • Rehabilitation, Self-help (Management)
  • Physical Symptom Management
  • Relaxation methods
  • Communication skills in Cancer care
  • Burnout and burnout prophylaxis
  • Systemic and family interventions
  • Self -awareness

 

Eligible Participants

International Candidates who can speak in Farsi and English and hold one of the following degrees
(Chosen by CV and Interview)

  • Psychiatrists
  • Fellowships in Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Psychologists with a Ph.D. or M.A. Degree
  • Psychiatry Residents
  • Oncologists
  • Oncology Subspecialty Residents

 

The Institutes in Charge

         Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy Department, Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg
         Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences

Iranian Cancer Control Charity Institute (MACSA)

 

Method of Instruction

220-hour course including:

  • 158 hours/8 modules Web-based theoretical course
  • 62 hours Practice program
    • Home Visits
    • Case Discussions

 

Course Director

  • Dr. med. Mohammad Reza Sharbafchi, Department of Psychiatry, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
  • Dr. Alexander Wunsch, Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy Department, Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg

 

The Instructors of the course

Dr. Phil. Alexander Wünsch

Clinic for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Medical Center Freiburg, Germany

Dr. med. Mohammad Reza Sharbafchi

Department of Psychiatry, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences

Prof. Dr. Carl Eduard Scheidt

Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Faculty of Medicine, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

Prof. Dr. med. Hamid Afshar

Department of Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences

Prof. Dr. Phil. Joachim Weis

Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Psychotherapy, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

Dr. med. Farzad Goli

Department of Bioenergy economy, Energy Medicine University, Mill Valley, United States

Dipl.-Psych Anne-Maria Müller

Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Faculty of Medicine, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

 

With Valuable Educational Sessions By:

  • Dr. med. Ph.D. Darius Razavi, Institut Jules Bordet and Université Libre de Bruxelles
  • Prof. Dr. med. Ali Talaee, Dean of the School of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
  • Psychologist, Hedwig Wolf, Hospital of Schwabing, Munich
  • Dr. med. Azadeh Malekian, Isfahn University of Medical Sciences
  • Dr. phil. Reza Bagherian, Department of Health Psychology, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences

 

Registration Deadline: May 22th, 2022

Initiation and End Date: June 9th, 2022 - December 29th, 2022

 

Tuition Fee: 1,250 Euro 

  • The fixed amount of 300,000,000 IRR for Iranian participants

 

For Registration please click here