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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.

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November 18-19 Events
The Network held two major oncology CME events in November. 

November 19, 2016: Family Practice Oncology CME Day at the Child & Family Research Institute at BC Children's/BC Women's Hospital. This wass 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. 

See below for event materials and presentations.

November 18, 2016: GPO Case Study Day also at the Child & Family Research Institute at BC Children's/BC Women's Hospital. This was the inaugural presentation of this interactive, case-based event for General Practitioners in Oncology. Topics addressed: venous thromboembolism in cancer patients, toxicities of new Checkpoint Inhibition Therapies, and breast cancer. Certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 4.5 Mainpro+ credits. 

See below for event materials and presentations. 

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

There is no Webcast in December. 

January 19 will feature Drs. Gina Ogilvie and Dirk van Niekerk speaking on HPV Testing for Cervical Cancer Screening in BC: Preliminary Final Results of the HPV FOCAL Study. No recording will be available. 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 find a workshop near you and to access the latest news on the program.

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