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de Souza Institute (IPODE) offerings

13 Jun 2022 1:49 PM | John Chagnon (Administrator)

For a decade now, de Souza Institute has been offering continuing professional development courses to healthcare professionals, to enhance their knowledge and competency and give them tools to provide the best possible cancer and/or palliative care. With online course offerings, participants can start at any time, from anywhere! Join over 20,000 healthcare professionals who have learned with de Souza.

Interprofessional Psychosocial Oncology Part 1: Introduction to Theory and Practice (IPODE) - Psychosocial Oncology is a specialty area of cancer care that is concerned with the myriad of psychological, emotional, social and spiritual responses of persons affected by cancer. This web-based continuing education course provides an opportunity for practicing health professionals to explore common psychosocial issues that individuals and families experience when an adult family member is diagnosed with cancer. Primary emphases in the course include understanding the illness experience and assessing distress and coping from a family centered perspective.  Enroll by August 15th , course starts on August 29th and ends on December 12, 2022.

Visit the Interprofessional Psychosocial Oncology Part 1: Introduction to Theory and Practice (IPODE) registration page for additional details, including online classroom dates

Offered in collaboration with the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology.

Sexual Health and Counselling in Prostate Cancer (IPODE) - Prostate cancer impacts widely on patients' sexual health and wellbeing. Research shows that persons affected by prostate cancer want support, education, and counselling in this area. While health care professionals acknowledge that sexual health is within their scope of practice, few health professionals consistently assess or intervene to assist patients in cancer settings with sexual health problems.  The Sexual Health and Counselling in Prostate Cancer course is designed to equip health care professionals with the skills and knowledge necessary to deliver sexual health support to patients and families impacted by prostate cancer.  Enroll by September 9th , course starts on September 19th and ends on December 19, 2022

Visit the Sexual Health and Counselling in Prostate Cancer registration page for additional details, including online classroom dates.


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