34th International Conference on Oncology Nursing and Cancer Care
Singapore City, singapore
Portuguese Institute Oncology Porto, Portugal
Maria has worked as a nurse at the Portuguese Institute of Oncology, in Oporto, since 2010 and at the Health Line, a phone service in Portugal, doing medical triage. She holds an MSc in Medical Informatics from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto: her master’s dissertation was ‘Support telephone system to colorectal patients in treatment and follow up’. The project of dissertation continues with a program of Telenursing to follow up to cancer patients.
She is a specialist nurse in community nursing from the Oporto Nursing School. She is a member of the European Oncology Nurse Society, working in the communication working group. She is also a member of the Portuguese Oncology Nurse Society and a co-coordinator from the working group of Young Cancer Nurses in Portugal and works with EONS across Europe. She is part of the scientific council of the not-for-profit organization for cancer patients (CADO) Oncology Patient Supports Centre.