Excellence in Cancer Care Programs

Palliative Care Front-Line Education Program

This course can be completed as part of the CCA program at various private colleges across Nova Scotia and the Maritimes. Some colleges that offer this course include (but are not limited to):

  • Nova Scotia Community College
  • Eastern College
  • Island Career Academy
  • Futureworx
  • Oulton College
  • McKenzie College
  • Success College
  • Université Sainte-Anne
  • PeopleWorx
  • Northwood Care

Registration, costs and course availability can be obtained from one of the providers. If you have further questions, please contact our Education Project Officer, Susan Loveless, at 902-473-5106 or Susan.Loveless@nshealth.ca.

The NSHA Cancer Care Program offers oncology in-services on a regular basis.  You can request an oncology inservice by contacting us at cancercareinfo@nshealth.ca or calling 1-866-599-2267, option 3.

Nurses interested becoming certified in Oncology should visit the Canadian Nurses Association website.

The Desouza Institute also offers a variety of interdisciplinary Oncology Education Programs