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Psychosocial Oncology

Training and professional development opportunities for psychosocial oncology professionals
Rounds

Educational rounds are offered on the 3rd Thursday of the month, noon-1pm.

Health care professionals can attend in person at one of the regional cancer centers or by video or telephone conference link. 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. 

To view Rounds PowerPoint presentations:

  • If you are PHSA employee, log-in to your PHSA Learning Hub Account and look under Psychosocial Oncology Rounds.

  • If you do not have a PHSA Learning Hub Account, contact the Community Education Coordinator.

Upcoming rounds


Introducing New Provincial Initiatives

Presented by a panel of presenters moderated by Heather Rennie, Provincial Lead for Psychosocial Oncology

  • Sara Camano will speak about the Supportive Care Study and other initiatives.
  • Avril Ullett will speak about the LEAF Clinic (Late Effects Assessment and Follow—up) and the AYA Program (Adolescent and Young Adult) .
  • Jenna Jordison will speak about the new Spiritual Care position.
  • Carolyn Jacob will speak about the Indigenous Cancer Care counsellor Position in the Centre for the North.

No rounds in July and August

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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