Cancer Care Webinar Series

April 10 and 26, 2017

Session one: Oncologic Emergencies in Community and Family Practice

Who should attend: Primary care practitioners; practitioners in community oncology
Date and time: April 10 | 4-5 pm (MST)
Location: Online live webinar
Details and Registration: cumming.ucalgary.ca/cme/event/2017-04-10/cancer-care-webinar-oncologic-emergencies-community-and-family-practice
Cost: Free
Accreditation: Mainpro+ Group Learning – 1.0 credits
Contact: dana.young@ucalgary.ca

Session one learners will be equipped to:

  • Describe and identify the most common oncologic emergencies likely to be encountered in family practice and community care, such as Acute Bleeding, Febrile Neutropenia, Hyperviscosity, Hypercalcemia, Airway Obstruction, Spinal Cord Compression, and Superior Vena Cava Obstruction.
  • Apply recommended management strategies to patients facing an oncologic emergency related to their cancer treatment.

Session two - Follow-up and Transition of Care for Cancer Patients

Who should attend: Primary care practitioners; practitioners in community oncology
Date and time: April 26 | 6:30-7:30p (MST)
Location: Online live webinar
Details and Registration: cumming.ucalgary.ca/cme/event/2017-04-26/cancer-care-webinar-follow-and-transition-care-cancer-patients-end-treatment
Cost: Free
Accreditation: Mainpro+ Group Learning – 1.0 credits
Contact: dana.young@ucalgary.ca

Session two learners will be equipped to:

  • Illustrate the existing shared care model in follow-up of cancer patients between oncologists and primary care physicians.
  • Prepare different survivorship plans including surveillance for patients post treatment.
  • Identify available resources for cancer patients at the end of active treatment and when transitioning to community care.

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