External Professional Development

Personal and professional development and lifelong learning is essential for nurses to optimally care for people at risk for/ diagnosed with cancer and their families.

To further CANO/ACIO’s mission and support nurses to achieve CANO/ACIO’s Standards of Care, look at the external resources below which provides direction for development of the knowledge, skill and judgment needed by nurses to care for people living with cancer.

Last Updated: Jun 26, 2020


External Courses

GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN ADVANCED PRACTICE ONCOLOGY/PALLIATIVE NURSING WINDSOR UNIVERSITY
University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario

A partnership with the de Souza Institute will afford nurses seeking advanced preparation in oncology and palliative care a unique opportunity for professional development at the graduate level. Students will learn using a combination of the University of Windsor’s online collaborative educational environment and a state-of-the-art, on-site simulation facility, making it accessible to nurses across Canada.

Visit the University of Windsor Faculty of Nursing website for further details.

https://www.uwindsor.ca/nursing/334/graduate-diploma-advanced-practice-oncologypalliative-care

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CANADIAN PARTNERSHIP AGAINST CANCER DATABASE
Webinars & Workshop hosted by the Capacity Enhancement Program (CEP). The overall objective of these webinars is to provide training and facilitate discussion in evidence-based practice guideline development and implementation.

For more information visit https://www.partnershipagainstcancer.ca/tools/cancer-guidelines-database

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ONCOLOGY NURSING SOCIETY - ONLINE COURSES
The ONS website has course offerings in oncology for various oncology topics.  In addition, there is a selection of podcasts available to view.

For more information, visit the ONS resource website https://www.ons.org/explore-entrance

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ONCOLOGY NURSING (Certificate Programs for RNs and RPNs)
Loyalist College, Belleville, Ontario (online or by correspondence course with practicum)

Visit: https://www.loyalistbanner.com/PROD/cewkcrss.P_Certificates2?label=CERT_ONRN

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PALLIATIVE CARE NURSING COURSE
St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia (Distance education)
Visit: https://www2.mystfx.ca/continuingeducation/online-nursing-programs/distance-science-specialty-courses

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CANCER NURSING ORG – (NURSE LEARNING)
Free online self-study adult and pediatric oncology courses.
Click here for brief description of the courses visit: www.CancerNursing.org.

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LEADERSHIP IN NURSINGSASKATCHEWAN POLYTECHNIC

In this course you will study the changing roles in nursing, the professional concepts of leadership and management, the significance of communication and conflict resolution, how ethical and legal issues influence nursing, and how power and motivation relate to leadership and management.

For more information, please visit: http://gosiast.com/programs-and-courses/continuing-education/programs.aspx?p=195

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External Conferences & Workshops

If you would like to submit a conference notification or advertisement for a conference of interest to nurses in oncology, please email, CANO/ACIO head office at cano@malachite-mgmt.com.

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FOR CANADIAN NURSES ASSOCIATION LISTING OF CONFERENCES

https://www.cna-aiic.ca/en

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CELL THERAPY TRANSPLANT CANADA (CTTC)

https://www.cttcanada.org

 

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