The Oncology Division’s mandate is to provide our members with a networking opportunity to connect with other physiotherapists working in the field of oncology. We have a proactive executive group responsible for hosting a number of courses throughout the year, distributing newsletters, and keeping members up to date on the latest research.


 

The benefits of membership within the Oncology Division include the following:

  • Contribute to the development of oncology physiotherapy on a national level
  • Access to sponsored education opportunities such as webinars and teleconferences
  • Access to experts who can discuss challenging oncology-related clinical situations
  • Networking
  • Division newsletter
  • Discount on division-hosted courses

 

News

IPT-HOPE WCPT Education Session: PT Best Practice Guidelines for Patients Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant

Presenter: Jaleel A Mohammed, PT, Founder of Rehabilitation Association for HSCT

Date: Thursday, February 28, 2019

Time: 12:00 PM EST

To watch the education session, please click here


Course: Rehabilitation Strategies for Patients with Cancer (Basic Course)

This basic course on Cancer Rehabilitation is relevant to all clinicians who work in hospital, home care, or private clinic settings and treat patients with a history of past or present diagnosis of cancer. Content incorporates the pathophysiology of cancer and impact of treatment (surgery, chemotherapy, radiation) on cardiovascular, musculoskeletal and neurological systems including the development of pain, fatigue, muscle wasting, articular and skeletal dysfunction. Specific problems related to different disease sites including breast, lung, and hematological malignancies will be reviewed. Case studies will be used to facilitate assessment and decision-making on modalities of treatment in this complex patient population.

Instructor: Mary-Ann Dalzell, BScPT, MSc, Physiotherapist

Date: Saturday, May 4 - Sunday, May 5, 2019

Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: Miramichi Regional Hospital, 50 Water Street, Miramichi, NB

Registration Fees: Oncology Division Members/Students currently enrolled in PT program - $425; CPA Members - $465; Others - $525

Note: HST of 13% will be added to their course fees above.

 

Deadline: Friday, April 19, 2019

*Enrollment is limited to 40 participants

 

For more information, please click here

To register, please click here

A Note about this Site

The content of this web site is still being developed and evaluated to ensure that the needs of the members of the Oncology Division and other health care professionals who share our interests. Some of the information on this web site is for Oncology Division members only, and is password protected. Please enjoy the information available on this web site, and for further information regarding membership, please contact the Chair of the Oncology Division.

Also, you can contact CPA if you are a division member and forgot the log in information.

 

A Note about Advertisements

At the Oncology Division we accept oncology-related advertisements from different sources. These paid advertisements help fund Oncology Division activities. Advertisements will be placed under the Professional Development Tab to the left and includes information on Open Houses, Courses (not run by the Division), and other interesting opportunities.

Note that the Oncology Division does not generally screen the advertisements and does not endorse one advertisement over another. Please contact oncology@physiotherapy.ca for information.

 

Job Opportunities

Interested in pursuing a career in Oncology? Take a look at CPA's Career Centre to explore these opportunities!

 

 

Contact Us

Your comments, questions and suggestions are welcome.

oncology@physiotherapy.ca