Oncology Fundamentals Day for Technicians 2018

The inaugural OFD for Technicians took place on January 20, 2018 and aimed to provide education for pharmacy team members, focusing primarily on enhancing patient safety and optimizing scope of practice as the role of pharmacy in cancer care evolves. 
Were you unable to attend the live event, but are interested in accessing the online resources? CAPhO members can purchase access to the recordings of the event*, presentation slides, presentation summaries and the OFD Discussion Forum online for only $39 (plus applicable GST/HST).
Please email online@capho.org to request your personalized link to purchase access to the online resources. If you are not a member of CAPhO, join the association to get access to the online resources. 
* The presentation recordings are not accredited.
The program of the event was as follows:
  • Human Error in Chemotherapy Preparation
  • Logistics of Centralized Hazardous Drug Preparation
  • Hazardous Drug Preparation
  • Technicians Checking Chemotherapy
  • Minimizing Exposure to Cancer Medications

Oncology Fundamentals Day for Technicians Task Force

Colleen Thurber, (Chair, Education Committee Technician / Pharmacy Assistant)
Robin Burns, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, AB
Claire Imlah, CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
Rhonda Kalyn, BC Cancer Agency, Kelowna, BC
Michelle Koberinski, BC Cancer Agency, Kelowna, BC
Karen van der Lee, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB
Kelly-Ann Wakeford, Juravinski Cancer Centre, Ancaster, ON