The de Souza Institute national Fall 2013 – Winter 2014 course calendar is now out. This is great news for registered health care professionals across Canada caring for individuals and families with cancer. The calendar features de Souza courses, as well as the Palliative Care series, the e-Mentorship program, , the Expert Facilitator Program and new to the calendar, the interprofessional courses.
The Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology/Association canadienne des infirmières en oncologie (CANO/ACIO) is now accepting nominations for its second annual national achievement award. The Boehringer Ingelheim Oncology Nurse of the Year Award recognizes a CANO/ACIO nurse who has consistently demonstrated the highest level of nursing excellence and leadership. The criteria for the 2013 award will place special emphasis on this year’s theme of “Inspiration, Transformation and Innovation”.
“Is Mommy going to be ok?”
“Is it my fault?”
“Why is this happening to our family?”
It’s time to start the talk.
Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology and de Souza Institute are proud to announce the release of Start the Talk – Supporting Children and Teens When a Family Member Has Cancer: A Guide for Educators and Health Care Providers.
The Ontario Oncology Nursing e-Mentorship Program provides generalist, specialized and advanced practice nurses with a unique opportunity for professional growth. The e-Mentorship Program will be hosting a Career Development Workshop for nurses who wish to explore their career opportunities and paths. Participants will have the opportunity to review their careers and learn strategies to assist in making future career decisions to help learn how to grow within organizations and within their own career paths.
Don’t miss the 2013 Updates In Oncology Conference, organized by Simcoe Muskoka Regional Cancer Program, Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, and Cancer Care Ontario.
The one day conference will focus on how to get involved when your patient is discussed at MCC Rounds; latest treatment options for Cancer Associated Thrombosis (CAT); lymphedema management strategies; and the latest advances in radiation treatment.