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Continuing Medical Education

The Network strives to provide directly relevant, accessible oncology continuing medical education opportunities for family physicians in BC.
November Events
Registration is now open for the Network's two major CME events this November:

November 18, 2017: Family Practice Oncology CME Day at BC Children's Hospital Research Institute on the BC Children's/BC Women's Hospital campus. You won't want to miss our annual, full-day conference focussing on the most in-demand oncology topics for primary care.

November 17, 2017: GPO Case Study Day at BC Children's Hospital Research Institute on the BC Children's/BC Women's Hospital campus. An interactive, case-based afternoon for General Practitioners in Oncology and BC Cancer Agency Nurse Practitioners to explore common and emerging challenges in care. 


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Event Materials and Presentations:

Agenda

Speaker Profiles - coming Nov 15

Family Practice Oncology Network Update -coming Nov 15


Learning Objectives


Accreditation:

The University of British Columbia Division of Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to provide study credits for continuing medical education for physicians. This course has been reviewed and approved by the UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development. This Group Learning course meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by UBC CPDfor up to 6.5 Mainpro+ credits. Each physician should claim only those credits he/she actually spent in the activity.


Presentations to download - coming Nov 15 as permitted by speakers:

  • Lumps and Bumps: Could it be Sarcoma? by Dr. Paul Clarkson
  • Pediatric Oncology: Immunization after Therapy by Dr. Rod Rassekh
  • Optimizing Management of Well Differentiated Thyroid Cancer by Dr. Jonn Wu
  • HPV Related Cancers: Encouraging Early Diagnosis by Dr. Eric Tran
  • HPV Vaccines: Expanding the Power of Prevention by Dr. Monika Naus
  • Natural Health Product Use During Cancer Therapy by Dr. Shirin Abadi
  • Symptom Management via Minimally Invasive Procedures by Dr. Pippa Hawley

Workshop presentations to download - coming Nov 15

  • Immunotherapy Primer: Side-effects and Management facilitated by Drs. Alison Weppler and Suzana Gilmour
  • Residual Effects of Cancer Therapies facilitated by Drs. Christine Simmons and Sarah Hamilton



Register today!Register today!


Event Materials and Presentations:

Agenda

Speaker Profiles - coming Nov 15

Family Practice Oncology Network Update - coming Nov 15


Learning Objectives


Accreditation:

The University of British Columbia Division of Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to provide study credits for continuing medical education for physicians. This course has been reviewed and approved by the UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development. This Group Learning course meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by UBC CPDfor up to 4.5 Mainpro+ credits. Each physician should claim only those credits he/she actually spent in the activity.


Session presentations to download - to be posted after Nov 17:

  • Ovarian Cancer facilitated by Drs. Shannon Douglas and Margaret Smith with supporting specialist, Dr. Ursula Lee
  • Multiple Myeloma facilitated by Dr. Raziya Mia with supporting specialist, Dr. Heather Sutherland
  • Colorectal Cancer facilitated by Drs. Sian Shuel and Keith Lowden with supporting specialist, Dr. Janine Davies

Location:

The BC Children's Hospital Research Institute is located at 938 West 28th Ave in Vancouver on the BC Children's/BC Women's Hospital campus, Entrance 18. Watch for Entrance 17 as 18 is poorly marked. Signage on the front of the building reads: BC Children's Hospital Research Institute, Chan Centre for Family Health Education. Map  


Parking:

Pay parking is in effect. See the map above. 

November 17: Arriving mid-morning for GPO Case Study and finding parking will be challenging and frustrating. We recommend taking transit. 

November 18: There will be numerous parking options for those arriving early in the morning for Family Practice Oncology CME Day.  


Skytrain:

The closest Skytrain station is King Edward on the Canada Line. The hospital is a 15 minute walk from there. A free shuttle to the hospital is available every 15 minutes on November 17. 


Event Check-in Etc.:

Check-in on November 17, GPO Case Study Day, opens at 10:30 a.m. in the main lobby of the Research Institute. Pick-up your boxed lunch and relax on the main level until 11:00 a.m. when you can head on up to Room 3113. The event begins at 11:20 a.m. You can also check in then for our November 18 Family Practice Oncology CME Day. 


Check-in on November 18, Family Practice Oncology CME Day, opens at 7:30 a.m. in the main lobby of the Research Institute. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 5:00 p.m. Come early to enjoy the refreshments and network with colleagues. 


Credit Certificates:

A blank credit certificate for each event you registered for will be included with your delegate package. Both events are certified by the UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development:

November 17 GPO Case Study Day: 4.5 Mainpro+ credits

November 18 Family Practice Oncology CME Day:
6.5 Mainpro+ credits 


Wi-Fi Access:

Wi-Fi access is available at the event via the UBC Visitor Network. Once on the Network you will need to Agree to the terms and use your email address as the password. 


Presentation Download:

We will post all Nov 17 presentations (for which we have permission) the week following the event.

We will post all Nov 18 presentations and hand-out materials (for which we have permission) on November 15, www.fpon.ca (or as soon as received thereafter). No hard copies will be available at the event.


Evaluation Forms, Photography and Future Contact

An evaluation form – an accreditation requirement – will be included in your delegate package for each event you are registered for. Staff will collect these forms as you exit. Your feedback is most appreciated and will have a significant impact as we plan next year’s events. Please take a few minutes to submit your comments. 


Please note as well that we will have a photographer at the event hoping to catch a good shot or two for our promotional materials. If you’d rather your photo not be taken or used for such purposes, kindly let us know in advance and upon arrival. Otherwise, attendance implies consent that photographs can be used in electronic and/or print publicity.


Also, we would like to share news with you on upcoming primary care oncology events in which you may interested and will use the email address you supplied during registration for this purpose only. If you would rather not receive such notices, just let Jennifer Wolfe know and we will ensure that you are not contacted going forward. 


Questions:

Just call or email Jennifer Wolfe, 604 219 9579.



 

For more information contact Jennifer Wolfe.



Webcasts

Presented in partnership with UBC's Division of Continuing Professional Development, Webcasts are held 8-9:00 a.m. (Pacific time) the third Thursday of every month (except July, August and December). Our complimentary Webcasts provide opportunity to participate in topical, interactive oncology presentations from anywhere with Internet access.

Accreditation

This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for 1 Mainpro+ credit per session.

Upcoming Webcasts

November 16 will feature Dr. John Oliffe speaking on Supporting Men with Prostate Cancer. Register

To view webcasts on mobile devices, you need to download a mobile flash browser from your app store.

View Recorded Webcasts

Gain credit through the College of Family Physicians of Canada Linking Learning Exercises.

 

 

 

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Download MP4 files of recordings for 2015+.

Email Jennifer Wolfe for archived webcasts (2010-11).

Community workshops

Community Cancer Outreach Program on Education 

The Network also partners with UBC Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) to develop and present interactive cancer care workshops for family physicians throughout BC. As of 2016, the program engaged over 800 family practitioners in 80+ different communities across BC. Workshops include small-group, case-based learning to support family physicians in their role along the cancer care continuum. Workshops currently focus on Breast, Prostate, Colorectal Cancer and Advanced Cancers. 

Visit UBC CPD to access the latest news on the program.

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