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The Network strives to provide directly relevant, accessible oncology continuing medical education opportunities for family physicians in BC.

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November 18-19 Events
The Network is holding two major oncology CME events this November. 

November 19, 2016: Family Practice Oncology CME Day at the Child & Family Research Institute at BC Children's/BC Women's Hospital. This is our annual, full-day conference focussing on the most in-demand oncology topics for primary care. Certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the BC Chapter for up to 6.5 Mainpro+ credits. Register today.

November 18, 2016: GPO Case Study Day also at the Child & Family Research Institute at BC Children's/BC Women's Hospital. This is the inaugural presentation of this interactive, case-based event for General Practitioners in Oncology. Topics to be addressed: venous thromboembolism in cancer patients, toxicities of new Checkpoint Inhibition Therapies, and breast cancer. Accreditation pending. Space is limited so register today. 


Agenda

The event begins at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 5:00 p.m. 


Learning Objectives


Location:

Child & Family Research Institute at BC Children's/BC Women's Hospital, Entrance 18, 938 West 28th Ave., Vancouver, BC 
See Map


Cost: 

$125 Physicians

$60 Other disciplines

Refreshments and meals included. 


Parking: 

Pay parking is in effect and will be readily available prior to 8:30 a.m. 

See Map

 

Skytrain:

The closest Skytrain station is the King Edward station on the Canada Line which is a 15 minute walk from BC Children's/BC Women's Hospital. 

 

Event Check-in:

Check-in opens at 7:30 a.m. in the main lobby of the Child & Family Research Institute. Come early to enjoy the refreshments and network with colleagues. 


Credit Certificates:

Blank credit certificates will be included with your registration package at check-in. The event is certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the BC Chapter for up to 6.5 Mainpro+ credits. 

 

Wi-Fi Access at the Events:

Free Wi-Fi is available at the event. All presentations and hand-outs received in time will be posted prior to the event.  

 

Questions:

Call or email Jennifer Wolfe, 604 219 9579.

 

Agenda

The event begins at 11:30 a.m. and concludes at 5:00 p.m.


Learning Objectives - to come


Location:

Room 3113, Child & Family Research Institute at BC Children's/BC Women's Hospital, Entrance 18, 938 West 28th Ave., Vancouver, BC 
See Map


Cost:

$100 including a boxed lunch

 

Parking: 

Pay parking is in effect and will be challenging to find mid-morning due to ongoing construction. We encourage you to take Skytrain or make alternate arrangements. 

See Map

 

Skytrain:

The closest Skytrain station is the King Edward station on the Canada Line which is a 15 minute walk from BC Children's/BC Women's Hospital. There is a free shuttle leaving the station every 15 minutes for BC Children's/BC Women's Hospital. 

 

Event Check-in:

Check-in opens at 11 a.m. in the main lobby of the Child & Family Research Institute. Boxed lunches will be available for registrants then. 


If you are attending both the November 18 and 19 events, you can check in for both at the November 18 event. You will need to sign-in on November 19, however, and wear your name badge for entry.

 

Credit Certificates:

Blank credit certificates will be included with your registration package at check-in. Accreditation pending. 

 

Wi-Fi Access at the Events:

Free Wi-Fi is available at the event. All presentations and hand-outs received in time will be posted prior to the event.  

 

Questions:

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. 

This Group Learning Program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the BC Chapter for up to 1 Mainpro+ credit per session. Participants can earn further credits by taking part in the College's Linking Learning to Practice initiative. 

Upcoming webcasts​

September 15 will feature Dr. Greg Dueck speaking on Multiple Myeloma - Insight for Primary Care. Register

October 20 will feature Dr. Gina Ogilvie speaking on HPV Vaccines and Cancer Prevention. Register

November 17 will feature Dr. Lee Ann Martin speaking on Febrile Neutropenia: Primary Care Perspective. Register

There is no Webcast in December. 

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 find a workshop near you and to access the latest news on the program.

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