Courses

Continuing Education Course Offerings

Academic Course Offerings

How to enrol in Academic Courses

 


Continuing Education Course Offerings

Interprofessional Psychosocial Oncology:
Introduction to Theory and Practice
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This thirteen week, web-based course in continuing education offers health professionals an opportunity to examine common individual and family experiences across the illness trajectory from a theoretical, empirical, and clinical perspective.

Ontario nurses: Inquire about opportunities for funding support.

This course will be offered in English and French.

 

Relational Practices with Families in Oncology and Palliative Care

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This course will focus on developing interprofessional knowledge and skill in caring for families experiencing cancer across the illness trajectory. Theoretically, the course is informed by relational and strengths based views of family as client. Learning resources include case studies, video interviews, and dramatizations of individual, family, and interprofessional practice. Case discussions include attention to diverse communications, such as First Nations, African descent, and gay/lesbian. Participants attend real-time weekly online seminars throughout the course.

Ontario nurses: Inquire about opportunities for funding support.

This course will be offered in English only.

 

Sexual Health in Cancer (Part 1)

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This is part 1 of a 2 part course. Attention to issues of diversity and interprofessional collaboration will be integrated throughout.The emphasis in the “Sexual Health and Cancer” course is on understanding the issues and developing skills in assessment and psycho-education. It is designed for all health professionals who work with people affected by cancer. It is a pre-requisite for the second course “Sex Counseling in Cancer”, which is designed for health professionals who have a counseling practice and wish to develop more skills in sex counseling.

 

Sex Counseling in Cancer (Part 2)

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This is part 2 of a 2 part course. Attention to issues of diversity and interprofessional collaboration will be integrated throughout.The emphasis in the “Sexual Health and Cancer” course is on understanding the issues and developing skills in assessment and psycho-education. It is designed for all health professionals who work with people affected by cancer. It is a pre-requisite for the second course “Sex Counseling in Cancer”, which is designed for health professionals who have a counseling practice and wish to develop more skills in sex counseling.

This course will be offered in English only.

 

 


Academic Course Offerings

Interprofessional Psychosocial Oncology:
Introduction to Theory and Practice

This is a thirteen week, web-based course that offers graduate students in the health professional studies an opportunity to examine common individual and family experiences across the illness trajectory from a theoretical, empirical, and clinical perspective. Interprofessional collaboration is a key focus.

 

Relational Practices with Families in Oncology and Palliative Care

This course will focus on developing interprofessional knowledge and skill in caring for families experiencing cancer across the illness trajectory. Theoretically, the course is informed by relational and strengths based views of family as client. Learning resources include case studies, video interviews, and dramatizations of individual, family, and interprofessional practice. Case discussions include attention to diverse communications, such as First Nations, African descent, and gay/lesbian. Participants attend real-time weekly online seminars throughout the course.

 

 


How to enrol in Academic Courses

Students wishing to take the course must get permission from the professor of record at their university (See below). Students from other universities may be able to take the course as a visiting student. Regulations at the host university apply.

Atlantic School of Theology (PT 3400)
Jody Clarke (Spiritual Care)

Dalhousie Univerity (NURS5894) (NURS 5897) (NURS5899)
Brenda Richard (Social Work)
Deborah McLeod (Nursing)

University of New Brunswick (NURS 6100 and IDST 610) (NURS6105)
Karen Tamlyn (Nursing)

Université Laval (FIS-67392 Oncologie psychosociale interprofessionnelle (Section Z1))
Lise Fillion (Sciences Infirmières)

University of Toronto (Institute for Life Course and Aging: AGE1200H) (AGE1250H)
Doris Howell (Nursing)

Renison University College (SKW650R and SWK651R)
Susan Cadell (Social Work)

University of Windsor
Dale Rajacich (Nursing)

Wilfrid Laurier (MSW Curriculum Special Topics: SK632W)

York University (PSYC 6577/NURS 6477)
Karen Fergus (Psychology)

University of Calgary (NURS 601.57 and NURS 601.56)
Shelley Raffin Bouchal (Nursing)

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