Program Name: SPUPEO-training (Specialized nurses to support informed shared decision-making in oncology)

Authors or developers

Birte Berger-Höger1,2,
Katrin Liethmann1,
Ingrid Mühlhauser1,
Anke Steckelberg1,2

1. University of Hamburg,
Unit of Health Sciences and Education,
Martin-Luther-King-Platz 6, D-20146
Hamburg, Germany

2. Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg,
Faculty of Medicine,
Institute for Health and Nursing Science,
Magdeburger Str. 8, D-06112
Halle (Saale), Germany

Country / Language Germany/English
Creation or publication date 2013
Clinic context Breast cancer
Target users Specialized oncology or breast care nurses
Pre or post licensure Post licensure
General objectives Module 1: To imparts competences on basics of medical decision-making and judging the quality of health information

Module 2: To acquire competences in informed shared decision-making and decision-coaching using decision aids.
Format Two modules with 2 days of practical exercises in between.
The total duration of the training is 3 days (2 days for Module 1 and 1 day for Module 2).
Specific breast cancer topics are used as examples for the training modules.
For a detailed overview of the learning goals, content and educational strategies, see