Professional development and learning in cancer care

Cancer Learning is a professional development platform, providing access to evidence-based learning activities for health professionals, trainees, students and the wider community who are interested in cancer care. Read more

All resources and learning activities have been evaluated for quality, accuracy, currency and relevance and arranged by key topics. Cancer Learning is also the home for the Edcan website which is a National Professional Development Framework for Cancer Nursing and contains a suite of Learning Resources targeted at building capacity of the nursing workforce in cancer control, with the ultimate aim of improving health outcomes for people affected by cancer. Hide

Cancer learning topics

  • ATSI Learning Topic

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people - lung cancer

    This topic is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers, Health Practitioners and Aboriginal Liaison Officers involved in the...

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    Nursing
    GPs
    Specialists
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers
  • Survivorship

    This topic has been funded by the Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre, a Richard Pratt legacy based at Peter MacCallum Cancer...

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    Nursing
    GPs
  • Multidisciplinary care

    Multidisciplinary care

    What is multidisciplinary care? What are the benefits of MDC? Where can I find out more?

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    Nursing
    GPs
    Specialists
  • Oncology Basics

    Oncology basics

    Regardless of their practice setting, all health professionals require some knowledge and skills in cancer care. Cancer is a leading...

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    Nursing
    GPs
    Specialists
  • EdCan

    EdCaN

    This website, developed from the National Cancer Nursing Education Project (EdCaN), provides a competency standards framework...

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    Nursing
  • Lung cancer

    The Australian Government has responded to support the needs of people affected by lung cancer through the development of best...

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    Nursing
    GPs
    Specialists
  • Supportive care package

    Supportive care package

    Supportive care is defined as “the provision of the necessary services for those living with or affected by cancer to...

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    Nursing
    GPs
    Specialists
  • PSGC

    The Framework for Psychosexual Care of Women with Gynaecological Cancers has been developed to describe the knowledge, skills and abilities...

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    Nursing
    GPs
  • Breast cancer

    Cancer Australia has undertaken work to develop six breast cancer online modules in collaboration with ACRRM.  The modules are available free...

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    Nursing
    GPs
    Specialists
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