Event Details

Rehabilitation Strategies for Patients with Cancer

May
4

Event Type: Course

Start Date: May 4, 2019, 8:30 am

End Date: May 5, 2019, 5:00 pm

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

Course Title: Rehabilitation Strategies for Patients with Cancer

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 ther course fees above.

 

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.

 

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Deadline: Friday, April 19, 2019

*Enrollment is limited to 40 participants