Introduce students to the principles of providing medical care to a dying patient, with the culturological and psychosocial background of this type of medical care.

Health care of oncological patients with emphasis on the most common nursing diagnoses and complications that occur as treatment side effects and the consequences of malignant diseases. Nursing medical issues, quality of life of oncological patients. Early detection of malignant diseases and promotion of healthy lifestyle that reduces the risk of malignant diseases. Nurse interventions in emergency situations in oncology. Self-protection procedures for the use of various therapeutic methods in the treatment of malignant diseases.

Obavezna literatura:

  1. Šamija M, Nemet D. Potporno i palijativno liječenje onkoloških bolesnika. Zagreb: Medicinska naklada; 2010.
  2. Ozimec Š. Zdravstvena njega umirućih bolesnika. (nastavni tekstovi ) Zagreb: Visoka zdravstvena škola; 2002.
  3. Čukljek S. Zdravstvena njega onkoloških bolesnika. (nastavni tekstovi) Zagreb: Zdravstveno veleučilište Zagreb; 2014.​

Dopunska literatura:

1.    Šamija, M., Vrdoljak, E., Krajina, Z. Klinička onkologija. Medicinska naklada, Zagreb, 2006.

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. assess the patient's condition and the need for health care of the oncology patient.
  2. develop, implement, and evaluate a health care plan for an oncology patient.
  3. recognize emergencies in oncology.
  4. interpret diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in oncology patients.
  5. argue protective measures when applying chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

Category I Continuing Medical Education Course: REHABILITATION IN CLINICAL MEDICINE - Cardiovascular Rehabilitation


1st postgraduate course of continuous medical training of the 1st category “Sport and heart”


Expression of Healthcare Professionals at Scientific Professional Meetings and Publications


Contemporary Nursing: History as a Foundation, Theory as a Source, Education as a Path, Quality as an Obligation, Science as a Truth


Nursing Education and Science (NES)

Scientific-professional Journal