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Current Events

Cancer Nurses College Biennial General Meeting

Date:            Friday, 28 January 2022 
Time:           12:40 pm 
Venue:         Zoom
*The Zoom link has been provided in an email from the CNC Committee. 
BGM reports are also in the email or you may log into this site to view them.


NZ Society for Oncology Conference 2022


Date:            Thursday 27 to Saturday 29 January 2022
Start time:   Thursday, 10am
Finishes:     Saturday, following the NZSO Conference Dinner and Awards, 6.30 pm 
Venue:         Zoom - Links will be sent separately to CNC communications
* Please note the Nurses Programme has been cancelled.


Past Events

5th Asian Oncology Nursing Society Conference 2021

Theme: Innovations of Science and Art in Oncology Nursing
Date: 17-19 November 2021
Country: Taipei, Taiwan

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Date: Monday, 3 May 2021
Time: 08.30 am – 4.00 pm
Venue: Oceania Room, Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington
Cost:   $190 (incl. GST) per person
Event Programme
For more information: Symposium 2021 - Whetū i te Rangi - Mary Potter Hospice



Date:    Friday 7 May 2021, 9.00 am – 4.30 pm
Venue: Clinical Education Centre, Auckland City Hospital
Cost:    $75.00
See programme

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Theme: Advanced Oncology Nursing
Date: Wednesday, 17 March 2021
Time: 03.30 - 10.00 am
View the full agenda and speakers - page no longer available

This virtual one-day event offered educational sessions covering a range of topics, including:

  • Cultivating Nursing Resilience during a Pandemic
  • Patient-Reported Outcomes: Assessment and Interventions to Improve Symptom Management 
  • Evolution of CAR T-Cell Therapy 
  • Keeping up with the Molecular Targets in the Treatment of Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Navigating Treatment Selection for Patients with Advanced Ovarian Cancer
  • Current Clinical Challenges in Cancer Pain Management 
  • Advancing Survivorship Care through Program Development

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Save the date for ICCN 2021

Date: 2-5 February 2021
Where: Online
For more information visit: the Conference website.

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TeleHealth Webinar: Using Telehealth for Cancer Care during COVID-19

Date: Thursday, 27 August 2020
Time: 7pm to 8pm

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POSTPONED - Skin Cancer Study Day - Wellington and Lower North Island region 

MelNet, Cancer Nurse Coordinators/ Clinical Nurse Specialists, Hutt Valley District Health Board and the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) will host a skin cancer study day for nurses in the Wellington region.

The day will include an overview of:

  • skin cancer prevention,
  • early detection,
  • treatment and care,
  • increasing understanding of the journey of a skin cancer patient and
  • the critical role of a nurse throughout this journey.

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SAVE THE DATE for the International Conference on Cancer Nursing 2020

29 March - 1 April 2020
London, UK

The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care is pleased to announce the next International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN) to be held from 29 March – 1 April, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. The theme for ICCN 2020 is Innovation and Inspiration: Celebrating the Global Impact of Oncology Nurses.

ICCN is the longest running international conference for our profession and offers a unique opportunity to meet with international nursing leaders from around the world. The conference is attended by practitioners, researchers, educators and leaders from national/regional cancer nursing societies, oncology institutions and other organizations representing cancer nurses around the world.

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Skin Cancer Nurses Study Day - Canterbury Region

This event is hosted by Cancer Nurse Coordinators and MelNet for primary and secondary care nurses and nursing students.

Cost: $50.00

Friday, 21 February 2020 from 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Room 314, Manawa, 

For more information take a look at the Skin Cancer Study Day Flyer (PDF, 374KB)

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University of Auckland, School of Nursing

Knowledge Science in Speciality Nursing - Palliative Care 30 Points Semester 2

This course aims to give nurses the opportunity to extend their clinical specialty knowledge in caring for clients in specialty clinical areas. The focus is on 2 main areas:

  • Scientific concepts and pathophysiological process
  • Application of specialty knowledge and skill to client care.
  • Download the course flyer (PDF, 125KB)

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