Oncology Fundamentals Day for Technicians 2019

Attend a half day of online learning from whereever you are!

Registration for the CAPhO Fundamentals Day for Technicians 2019 opens shortly.  

Plan to attend the OFDTech19 on Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 10:00 to 15:05 EST. 

The CAPhO Oncology Fundamentals Day for Technicians 2019 (OFDTech19) aims to provide education for pharmacy team members and focuses primarily on enhancing patient safety and optimizing scope of practice as the role of pharmacy in cancer care evolves. 

OFDTech19 will feature CCCEP accredited sessions, streamed online so you can attend the event live from wherever you are. The program features the following topics:

  • Cancer Treatment Basics
  • Hereditary Cancer Syndromes for the Non-Genetics Health Care Provider
  • Proposed Updates to USP Chapter <797>
  • Technicians Checking Chemotherapy – Development of a Safe System
  • Pharmacy Technician Drug Access Navigator – Connecting Oncology Patients with Treatments Option

Not a member of CAPhO? You are welcome to attend this professional development opportunity at the non-member rate. Alternatively, you can join CAPhO now to register at a lower cost, stay informed as the program develops, and access additional educational resources to advance your oncology competence. 

Feel free to circulate any email announcements and social media posts to your professional network via email, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter and join the conversation using #OFDTech19!

"See" you online on February 9th!





Colleen Thurber
Chair, Education Committee Technician / Pharmacy Assistant
educationtechandassistant @ capho.org

Oncology Fundamentals Day for Technicians Task Force

Colleen Thurber, (Chair, Education Committee Technician / Pharmacy Assistant)
Yvonne Dresen, Northern Health-UHNBC, Prince George, BC
Lori Emond, Cancer Care Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
Michelle Koberinski, BC Cancer Agency, Kelowna, BC
Karen van der Lee, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB
Kelly-Ann Wakeford, Juravinski Cancer Centre, Ancaster, ON