Resources for Primary Care Providers
Cancer Care Ontario is now offering accredited courses online to better serve the healthcare community – all are free of charge and accessible anytime, from anywhere. The new site currently offers credits for Cancer Screening and Aboriginal Relationship and Cultural Competency courses.
Please visit the e-learning site.
A proven way to get more of your patients screened for cancer.
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Primary Care Providers are supported in providing prevention, screening and cancer care through guidelines and other tools developed by Cancer Care Ontario, Regional Cancer Programs, and partner organizations. Resources outlined below can be accessed at:
|Cancer Screening |
Quality Improvement Toolkit
Prostate Screening Position Statement and Supporting Documents
|Referrals – when to refer, with algorithms |
|Diagnostic Assessment Program - manage and coordinate diagnostic care |
|Follow-up care for Cancer Survivors |
|Symptom Management and Palliative Care – from diagnosis onward |
- ESAS (Edmonton Symptom Assessment System)
A valid and reliable assessment tool to screen for the intensity of nine common symptoms experienced by cancer patients: pain, tiredness, nausea, depression, anxiety, drowsiness, appetite, well-being and shortness of breath. The score guides symptom management.
- Canadian Virtual Hospice
An information and resources website serving professionals, individuals and their families. CCO symptom management materials are also posted to this website.
- Pink Notes
A list of resources developed by the South West Regional Cancer Program to support your breast cancer patients
- Blue Notes
The South West Regional Cancer Program, in collaboration with colleagues in the Erie St. Clair region, developed the Blue Notes resource guide for primary care providers to help manage patients who are transitioning to colorectal cancer survivorship.
- Advanced Care Planning Quality Improvement Plan Toolkit
Thu, Jul 07, 2016