Oncology Division Educational Opportunities

The Oncology Division is dedicated to providing its members with the latest continuing education opportunities in order to promote research and evidence-based practice. Here, you will find information on upcoming regional courses, teleconferences, webinars, and online courses.

If you are interested in hosting a regional course with the Oncology Division, please contact us at oncology@physiotherapy.ca.


Rehabilitation Strategies for Patients with Cancer (Basic Course)

Instructor: Mary-Ann Dalzell

Date: Saturday, January 25 - Sunday, January 26, 2020

Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Location: Triangle Physiotherapy Lawrence Park, 2715 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON

Registration Fees: Oncology Division Member/PT Student - $536.75 ($475 + $61.75 HST); CPA Member - $593.25 ($525 + $68.25 HST); Others - $672.35 ($595 + $$77.35 HST)

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. Conten 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, and 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.

Registration Deadline: Friday, January 10, 2020

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