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Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Adolescent Depression workshop at University of Toronto

The University of Toronto Psychiatry department will be offering a workshop on Adolescent Depression: An Assessment & Treatment Workshop for Medical Professionals.

"We are soon releasing a course for Depression in relation to Adults, however this workshop is unique as it focuses on distress, especially depression in youth. Many of you work with young individuals with cancer. For those working with adults you often are dealing with the whole family and this  issue is fairly common among children or siblings of those with cancer.

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Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

CANO Supports ongoing nursing education in cancer care

In a recently released position paper, CANO has endorsed ongoing professional development of Canadian nurses involved in cancer care. Nurses working in cancer require specialised knowledge, skill and judgement.

Read the position papers on Professional Development here and on Oncology Nursing Certification here.

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Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Interprofessional Psychosocial Oncology Distance Education (IPODE) project continuing education courses

The Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology (CAPO) and the de Souza Institute are pleased to announce a collaboration to sustain the delivery of the continuing education courses under the Interprofessional Psychosocial Oncology Distance Education (IPODE) project.

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Friday, November 6th, 2015

Education in Palliative and End-of-Life Care - Workshop

This one day workshop covers a comprehensive curriculum in palliative and end-of-life care topics, including core competencies in symptom management, ethical issues and communication skills in palliative care.

The program is adapted by EPEC™-O Canada from the original EPEC-O™ (Education in Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Oncology) course funded by the National Cancer Institute. It is developed specifically for clinicians caring for people with cancer in hospitals and communities.

 

 

 

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Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Kathy Blake's de Souza Nurse Designation Recognition Event

Wingham and District Hospital oncology nurse Kathy Blake is the first nurse in Huron County to obtain the de Souza Nurse Designation and symbolizes the institute's commitment to support nurses in rural areas. 

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