>Recent Courses

30 participants from London, Woostock, Montreal, Mississauga and the Grey-Bruce area attended our most recent course in Owen Sound, Ontario on May 5 & 6, 2018.

>Upcoming Courses

Leading edge practices in breast cancer rehabilitation

Juravinski Hospital, Hamilton Ontario

October 19 2019, 0830-1630

Registration now open!

  • Are you a health professional currently working with people living with breast cancer, or hoping to in the future?
  • Do you want to acquire leading edge, practical information, to help you provide comprehensive breast cancer rehabilitation?
  • This workshop is of interest to Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Certified Manual Lymphatic Massage Therapists, Kinesiologists, Primary Care Providers, Exercise Trainers, Physiatrists, Oncologists, Palliative Care Team Members and Learners

The Canadian Cancer Rehabilitation and Education Institute (CCREI) is partnering with the Juravinski Cancer Centre Foundation (JCCF) and the Hamilton District of the Ontario Physiotherapy Association (OPA Hamilton) to offer this one-day breast cancer rehabilitation workshop. The workshop will provide professionals with a multi-disciplinary immersion into the latest developments in breast cancer treatment and rehabilitation. Content will focus on evidence-informed, comprehensive strategies to help minimize side effects and restore function.

Proceeds from the workshop will be used to support cancer survivors in financial need, so that they may participate in the CanWell Program. CanWell is an award-winning, evidence informed community-based exercise program for people with cancer.

Hosted by CCREI, an authoritative source of information. CCREI aims to enhance the knowledge and skills of health professionals working with people living with cancer. Presenters include leading experts from the Juravinski Cancer Centre and Hamilton Health Sciences. Low price of $250.00 includes lunch and course materials. Limited seating.

To register, please visit www.hamiltonhealth.ca/ccreiworkshop.

Please download the workshop program for more information.

>Refunds and Cancellation

A written request to withdraw from the course received prior to the registration deadline, two week prior to course date, will result in a full refund (minus a $50 administrative fee) . There will be no refund for withdrawing after this time.

CCREI reserves the right to cancel the course at anytime with a full refund for all registrants in the event that cancellation does occur.


What some participants have said about our courses

  • "Excellent course. Information immediately able to be incorporated in to practice."
  • "One of the best courses I have attended. Excellent content and instruction. Passion for client population and evidence-informed learning evident and appreciated. Would highly recommend this course!"
  • "My personal objectives were met completely. I enjoyed learning and will proceed in my learning regarding working with cancer survivors."
  • "Great course. There is definitely limited knowledge amongst physiotherapists in this area, especially within the community. This course is addressing that need."

100% of participants rated our course as excellent !


>About Our Courses

Similar to our work with cancer survivors, we are committed to providing health care professionals with evidence based, individualized information. Whether you are new to the field cancer rehabilitation, or planning to develop an expertise in cancer rehabilitation with a specific population of cancer survivors, our content is tailored to learner needs.

The foundation of all of our content includes the most up-to-date evidence for cancer rehabilitation.

Introductory content includes:

  • Pathophysiology of cancer
  • Treatment of cancer and side effects
  • Long-term side effects of cancer (impairments) and treatment
  • Exercise prescriptions for cancer survivors with a focus on safety
  • Communication and therapeutic interventions with cancer survivors

Intermediate content includes:

  • In depth content related to specific cancer diagnoses
  • Out come measures to evaluate interventions

Other content includes:

  • Strategies for developing a cancer rehabilitation service
  • Expert content related to specific cancer diagnoses
  • Research opportunities