November 20-21 Primary Care Oncology CME Events
Mark your calendars for two CME offerings this November by the BC Cancer Agency’s Family Practice Oncology Network – our annual Family Practice Oncology CME Day on November 21 preceded by a November 20 afternoon session on Oncology Imaging for Primary Care.
Scheduled to maximize learning opportunities, these two back-to-back CME events will feature all practical information to strengthen your oncology skills and knowledge. Both will take place at the BC Cancer Agency’s Research Centre (675 W. 10th Ave.) in Vancouver.
The events are accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the BC Chapter for up to 10 M1 credits: 6.5 for November 21 and 3.5 for November 20.
- Lung Cancer: Update for 2015+ with Dr. Sophie Sun, Medical Oncologist, BC Cancer Agency
- Optimizing Management for Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer with Dr. Karen Goddard, Radiation Oncologist, BC Cancer Agency
- New Developments and Resources for Pancreatic Cancer with Dr. David Schaeffer, Head, Division of Anatomic Pathology, Vancouver General Hospital
- Managing Venous Thromboembolism in Cancer Care with Dr. Erica Peterson, Clinical Hematologist, Vancouver General Hospital and UBC
- Hereditary Cancer: When and How to Refer with Dr. Gillian Mitchell, Medical Director, Hereditary Cancer Program, BC Cancer Agency
- Navigating Prostate Cancer Therapy with Dr. James Morris, Radiation Oncologist, BC Cancer Agency
- Preventing HPV Related Cancers with Dr. Gina Ogilvie, Medical Director of Clinical Prevention Services, BC Centre for Disease Control
- Personalized Onco-Genomics Explained with Dr. Howard Lim, Medical Oncologist, BC Cancer Agency
- Case-based Workshops (choice of two)
- Lymphoma: Case-based Learning with Dr. Diego Villa, Medical Oncologist, BC Cancer Agency
- Advanced Breast Cancer: A Palliative Approach with Dr. Neil Hilliard, Pain and Symptom Management Physician, Fraser Health Authority
- Oncologic Emergencies: Case-based Learning with Dr. Don Cooper, General Practitioner in Oncology, BC Cancer Agency
The Network appreciates UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development's contribution to planning and delivering the Advanced Breast Cancers Workshop.
- From Mammography to Follow-up: Breast Cancer Imaging
- Colorectal Cancer Imaging: Screening to Follow-up
- Lung Cancer Imaging: Early Diagnosis, Work-up and Staging
- Lymphoma Imaging: Diagnosis to Follow-up
Oncology CME Day
for Primary Care
Onsite registration: additional $25.
Special accommodation rates are available at the nearby Holiday Inn, 711 Broadway in Vancouver, tel. 604 879 0511. Booking link with discount
($129 per night).
- Benefit from highly requested oncology updates on core cancer care topics;
- Learn more about oncology resources specific to primary care; and
- Learn about key cancer management issues by participating in case-based group workshops
At the end of the session, learners will be able to explain the use of oncology imaging for primary care including applications and factors to consider regarding breast cancer, colorectal cancer, lung cancer and lymphoma.