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Cancer Council Queensland provides a range of courses in cancer care.
The courses are designed to provide an opportunity for education and skills training:
- To increase cancer-related knowledge of health professionals by providing information about cancer, prevention and early detection of cancer, treatment modalities, palliative care and psychosocial issues.
- To improve supportive care for people with cancer.
- To develop a state-wide network among health professionals in cancer control.
2011 - 2012 Program
Introduction to Cancer Care One Day Workshops
Cancer Council Queensland will conduct a series of free one day workshops during 2011 and 2012.
Who should attend the workshops?
The one day workshops are suitable for health professionals caring for people with cancer who are not specialists in the field. This includes nurses, allied health professionals and health workers in public and private settings, including those who work in hospitals, aged care settings, community, general practice and domiciliary services.
Workshop content will be at an introductory level. Content will include:
- What is cancer?
- Cancer treatments
- Psychosocial impact and support
- Cancer Council Queensland services and supports
Places will be awarded on receipt of written registration on a 'first come, first served' basis. 25 places will be available for each workshop
|Location||Date||Informaton Sheet||Registration Form|
|Brisbane||Held over three evenings
Tuesday 2 October to Wednesday 17 October 2012
|Cairns||Friday 29 June 2012||Information Sheet||Registration|
|Bundaberg||Saturday 2 June 2012||Information Sheet||Registration|
|Roma||Friday 1 June 2012||Information Sheet||Registration|
|Hervey Bay||Tuesday 13 March 2012||Information Sheet||Registration|
|Goondiwindi||Friday 24 Febuary 2012||Information Sheet||Registration|
|Gold Coast||Wednesday 30 November 2011||Information Sheet||Registration|
|Sunshine Coast||Wednesday 23 November 2011||Information Sheet||Registration|
|Rockhampton||Friday 11 November 2011||Information Sheet||Registration|
|Longreach||Wednesday 9 November 2011||Information Sheet||Registration|
|Emerald||Monday 7 November 2011||Information Sheet||Registration|
|Townsville||Thursday 20 October 2011||Information Sheet||Registration|
|Mt Isa||Tuesday 4 October 2011||Information Sheet||Registration|
|Mackay||TBA||Available Soon||Available Soon|
|Toowoomba||TBA||Available Soon||Available Soon|