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Psychosocial Oncology

Training and professional development opportunities for psychosocial oncology professionals
Rounds

Supportive Care Educational Rounds are offered 8 times per year generally on the 4th Wednesday of the month, noon-1pm,

Health care professionals can attend in person at one of the regional cancer centers or by video, telephone conference link or WebEx. See flyers for details.

If you are working in the community at a hospital or other health-care facility and want to video link to these rounds please contact telehealth@phsa.ca. This request must be received by Friday of the week before the presentation. 

PHSA employee can view achived videos of past presentations on the POD under ROUNDS then scroll down to Supportive Care Rounds.

Upcoming rounds

June 26th - Exploring Gender Diversity Presenter: Gwen Haworth 

September 25th - Highlights of the Third Expert Global Report on Cancer Prevention: More than an Apple a Day Presenter: Cheri Van Patten

October 23rd - Working with Marginalized Cancer Patients Presenter: Barbara Eddy

June 26th - Exploring Gender Diversity 
Presenter: Gwen Haworth 

September 25th - Highlights of the Third Expert Global Report on Cancer Prevention: More than an Apple a Day 
Presenter: Cheri Van Patten

October 23rd - Working with Marginalized Cancer Patients
Presenter: Barbara Eddy

No rounds in July and August or November and December


Conferences

Psychosocial Oncology Conferences

  • Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology Conference(CAPO) occurs annually in various major cities in Canada. For more information, visit www.capo.ca 

  • Canadian Hospice Palliative Conference occurs annually. For more information, visit www.conference.chpca.net

  • American Association of Psychosocial Oncology Services (APOS) Conference occurs annually in various major US cities. For more information, visit www.apos-society.org

  • International Psychosocial Oncology (IPOS) World Congress of Psycho-Oncology occurs annually in major international locations. For more information, visit www.ipos.org

  • Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer/International Society for Oral Oncology (MASCC/ISOO) occurs annually in major international locations. For more information, visit www.mascc.org


E-Learning

Psychosocial Oncology Courses

BCCA eLearning Institute



To learn about upcoming psychosocial oncology professional development courses offered in both French and English visit www.ipode.ca. Courses are for university credit or through continuing education.

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