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OND Special Presentation – Ottawa/Champlain Chapter

The Ottawa/Champlain chapter of CANO/ACIO celebrated Oncology Nursing Day 2014 with a special presentation entitled “Cancer and Sexuality” by Dr. Anne Katz on March 26th, 2014.

Money collected from non-members and all donations will be donated to Young Patients with Cancer, on behalf of Anne Katz.


Fall Education Event – ONIGA South Chapter

Event: “Up Close and Personal at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre”
Date: October 29th, 2014
Time: 5:00pm
Location: TBCC Auditorium, Main Floor

ONIGA’s Fall Education event titled, “”Up Close & Personal at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre” was our chapter’s first student exclusive event. 

This was fitting since our goal this year was to increase recruitment and retention.  As well, this offered a means of increasing awareness and interest of oncology nursing, and also relationship building and networking with both local universities in Calgary.  The students were taken on a tour of the cancer centre, had a presentation from a patient on their experience and cancer journey, a discussion on the importance of the oncology nursing role, explanation of the various oncology nursing roles at the centre and also a Q&A period with our expert oncology nurses. 

We had 32 students attend the evening, and created an evaluation of the evening to gather data on student interests in oncology and gaps in knowledge for future education events.  We felt this was a huge success in “Engaging for Excellence” at the university level to enhance interest and awareness of the great career oncology nursing provides!

OND Celebration Breakfast – Newmarket, Ontario

Please click here to see the OND celebration at Stronach Regional Cancer Centre at Southlake in Newmarket, Ontario.

Event: OND Celebration Breakfast
: Tuesday, April 2nd 2013
Time: 8:00-9:00 am
Location: Stronach Regional Cancer Centre at Southlake in Newmarket, Ontario

Evening Session Palliative Care: “Its All About the Living”

CANO NL invites Nurses to Attend an Evening Session Palliative Care: “Its All About the Living” on Tuesday, April 2 – 7:30 p.m.

Lecture Theatre B, Health Sciences

Guest Speaker: Carmel Collins RN BN,NP-PHC CHPCN (c)

To Register Call 777-5067
Limited Registration
Refreshments will be served
Eligible for 2 hrs. CCP

Please click here to see the official invitation.


Chapter Event – Toronto TCON

Greetings from the TCON Executives!

You are invited to the 2013 TCON Oncology Nursing Day celebration at the Westin Prince Hotel.

Date: Tuesday, April 2nd 2013
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: 900 York Mills, Toronto, Ontario

Highlights include
•         Greetings from Executive team
•         “The Nuts and Bolts of Melanoma” presentation by Dr. Teresa Petrella from the Odette Cancer Centre
•         Oncology Nurse to Know Award
•         Membership drive
•         Door prizes

Seating is limited. Please register by  March 27, 2013  to Sabrina Bennett at Sabrina.bennett@uhn.ca  (with your CANO membership number) to avoid disappointment.

We hope to see you all then!

Warmest regard from your TCON Executives

POGO invites you to celebrate OND!

The POGO (Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario) Nursing Committee would like to thank you for your dedication to paediatric oncology nursing. In recognition of your tireless efforts on behalf of children with cancer and their families, we have organized a one hour webinar on the soon to be published POGO Guideline for the Prevention of Acute Nausea and Vomiting due to Antineoplastic Medication.

Details of this event are as follows:

Date & Time: Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 1:00-2:00 p.m. EST

Location: Participants can join the webinar from anywhere with an internet connection. Login instructions and other details will be circulated prior to the event.

Audience: Paediatric oncology nurses – all are welcome!

Lee Dupuis (BSc, BScPhm, RPh, ACPR, MScPhm, FCSHP) Clinical Manager, Department of Pharmacy, Division of Haematology/Oncology, SickKids

Click here for additional details on this exciting topic!

By return email, kindly RSVP to Emily Bain, Assistant to Conference & Educational Events Coordinator, at ebain@pogo.ca by Thursday, March 28 if you wish to attend.

We wish you all the best in your celebration of Canadian Oncology Nursing Day 2013 and hope that you will join us on April 2nd!

Chapter Event – London Oncology Nurses Interest Group (LONIG)

The DeSouza institute will be presenting London Health Sciences Centre with an award on OND in recognition of Being a Leader in Cancer Care Excellence for having 89 nurses achieve certification in Chemotherapy and Biotherapy

Date:  Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Time:  12:15 p.m. – DeSouza presentation will happen just after the Flashmob in the London Regional Cancer Program Outpatient area
Location:  London Regional Cancer Program Outpatient area

Chapter Event – Ontario-North Eastern

Advocating for Excellence in Preceptorship
Join us in celebrating Oncology Nursing Day 2013 with dinner and a presentation at the Howard Johnson Hotel in Sudbury, ON. Patricia Murphy-Kane, (CNS) PMH Palliative Care RN, BA, BScN, MN, CHPCN(c) will be speaking with regards to “Advocating for Excellence in Preceptorship”. Registration will be before dinner and the venue can hold up to sixty participants so arrive early to ensure a place!

Howard Johnson Hotel, Brady Street, Sudbury, ON

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 6:00 p.m. (registration at 5:30 p.m., speaker at 6:30 p.m.)

Non-members – $20, Members – $10

Chapter Event – Manitoba Oncology Nursing Day Celebration Workshop

‘Inspiring Change and Staying Positive in the Evolving World of Oncology’

The 10th Annual CANO Manitoba Oncology Nursing Education Workshop & Oncology Nursing Day Celebration is scheduled for Saturday April 6th at the Inn at the Forks. Our theme this year is “Inspiring Change and Staying Positive in the Evolving World of Oncology’ and the workshop will include topics such as Long Term Implications of Treating Breat Cancer Patients, Bringing a Personalized Approach to Lung Cancer, Intraperitoneal Chemo: An Interesting Concept or a New Standard for Treatment of Ovarian Cancer?, Laughter Therapy, Brachytherapy in Gynecological Malignancies, and Oral Chemotherapy. Includes networking, lunch, Chapter AGM & Annual Awards.

Inn at the Forks, Winnipeg, MB

Saturday, April 6, 2o13

Chapter Event – ONIGA-South

“Childhood Interrupted: Pediatric Oncology & Stem Cell Transplant”

Presented by Jennifer Crysdale, RN, MScN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Blood and Marrow Transplant at the Alberta Children’s Hospital.

Alberta Children’s Hospital, Conference Room 4, Calgary AB

Chapter Event – BC Oncology Nurses Group

Event Description

BCONG and the BC Cancer Agency professional nursing department are hosting an evening supper and speaker(s) event.  The Theme will be Oncology Nurses: Inspiring Change.  We are privileged to have Brenda Sabo, President, CANO attend and do opening remarks and greetings from CANO.

The President of BCCA Dr Max Coppes will also be present to acknowledge and thank oncology nurses for their contributions to patient care in BC. We will have a keynote address by Lorraine Topf and host a panel discussion of BC nurses who have been inspired or have been inspiring.

The event will be videolinked to all 6 Regional Cancer Centres in BC and will also be videolinked to Community Oncology sites in BC as requested by oncology nurses working in cancer care in communities.

April 2nd, 2013 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Please visit you Chapter page for any additional information: http://cano.malachite-mgmt.com/?page=OND2013

Feel free to contact us at cano@malachite-mgmt.com if you would like any further information on OND 2013!

Chapter Event – ONIGA-South

Event description

Every year for OND, we host our final education event. ONIGA-South organizes and facilitates a dinner presentation for our members to provide a space for learning and also celebrate being oncology nurses!

In keeping with our educational theme for the year, the presentation will centre around Hematology which was indicated as a priority topic by our members from our surveys last year.

Our speaker is being arranged in collaboration with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  We hope to raise awareness and close knowledge gaps in the expansive world of hematology in cancer care.

Dinner Presentation Topic
Ethics Surrounding Bone Marrow Transplants

Railway Orientation Centre

ONCOLOGY NURSING DAY: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Please visit you Chapter page for any additional information: http://cano.malachite-mgmt.com/?page=OND2013

Feel free to contact us at cano@malachite-mgmt.com if you would like any further information on OND 2013!

Chapter Event – Manitoba

The Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology: Manitoba Chapter (CANO-MB) together with Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg will celebrate the 10th Annual Oncology Nurses Day at a reception on the HSC campus.

Manitoba Minister of Health, Theresa Oswald, will deliver the official proclamation to oncology nurses across Manitoba.  Mark your calendars!!!

Date:  Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Time:  11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location:  John Buhler Research Centre Atrium, HSC, 715 McDermot Avenue, Main Floor

A photo opportunity notice will be sent to Winnipeg media.  Following the proclamation greetings HSC and CCMB Executive will bring greetings and Karen Berube, a nurse and cancer survivor will speak about her Cancer Care Journey “Oncology From Both Sides of the Bed”.

Please click here to visit our Manitoba Chapter page for any additional information.

Feel free to contact us at cano@malachite-mgmt.com if you would like any further information on OND 2013!

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