Essentials of Oncology for Pharmacists



Essentials of Oncology for Pharmacists is an online learning course and covers a wide range of important topics to provide a holistic approach to patient care. Upon completion of the program, participants will have a better understanding of:

  • Cancer basics and how to navigate the cancer system
  • The pharmacology and common toxicities of treatment, as well as optimal management strategies
  • The basics of cancer pain management, adherence and common drug interactions
  • Complementary therapies for cancer treatment
  • Safe handling of anticancer agents
  • Chemotherapy prescription review
  • Palliative care

The program consists of 12 interactive modules which are approximately 30 - 45 mins. You will have 3 months to complete all the modules and final exam.

Program Start date: June 4, 2018

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