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Current Events

POSTPONED: NZ Society for Oncology Conference 2021

Registrations are open!

Date:            Thursday 28th to Saturday 30th October 2021
Start time:   Thursday, 10am
Finishes:     Saturday, following the NZSO Conference Dinner and Awards, 6.30 pm 
Venue:         Distinction Hotel & Conference Centre (or by Zoom)
Address:     390 Fenton Street, Glenholme, Rotorua

Conference Flyer

POSTPONED: Cancer Nurses College Biennial General Meeting

Date: January 2022 date and time to be confirmed.

Please send any questions regarding the BGM to:

5th Asian Onncology Nursing Society Conference 2021

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

For more information, visit the Conference website

Past Events


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

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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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