Health Professionals
Health Professionals
Patient Education Resources
Given the various side effects associated with systemic therapy, the risk of associated oncologic emergencies and the challenges patients have adhering to their oral systemic therapy and/or other medications, providing effective patient teaching is essential.

Cancer Care Nova Scotia has developed a number of resources to support health professionals to provide effective patient teaching: 

    o Oral Systemic Therapy Patient Education: a Guide for Health Professionals 
    o Systemic Therapy Patient Teaching Checklist [under development]
    o Oral Chemotherapy: a Guide for Patients and Families | Print Instructions 
    o Cytotoxic Precautions at Home: a Guide for Patients and Families 
    o Living Well with Cancer 
    o Medication Information Sheet 
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