Cancer Care Ontario develops toolkits to support healthcare professionals in Ontario. Toolkits are available for quality improvement, clinical areas, and patient and family engagement. They contain a range of resources including guides, forms, templates and helpful links.
Advanced Practice Nursing Toolkit
Helps healthcare organizations and teams design and deliver high-quality, cost-effective and patient-centred cancer services that use advanced nursing or other health provider roles.
Clinical Specialist Radiation Therapist Toolkit (email)
Email the Radiation Treatment Program to request access.
Also available in French: Trousse d’outils pour les endoscopistes de l’Ontario.
Tools for best practice delivery of colposcopy services, including pathways, and referral and discharge templates.
Helps radiologists and other imaging professionals provide consistent and high-quality imaging according to best practices.
Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Toxicity Management Toolkit
Tools to help providers and their patients manage the side effects that may occur from immune checkpoint inhibitor medications.
Multidisciplinary Cancer Conference Tools
Documents and tools to help hospital staff develop new or modify current Multidisciplinary Cancer Conferences – meetings where healthcare providers discuss diagnosis and treatment options of people with cancer.
Primary Care Quality Improvement Toolkits
For primary care providers submitting Quality Improvement Plans to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. These toolkits help providers plan, implement, monitor and report on quality improvements.
Self-Management in Cancer Toolkit
Resources on self-management in cancer, including articles, guidelines, courses and measurement tools. Resources are for healthcare providers and patients.
Toolkit for Ontario Endoscopists
Guideline-based clinical tools for best practice delivery of endoscopy services, including referral and discharge templates.
Toolkit: Registered Nurse Competency Standards for Systemic Treatment Administration
Helps nurse managers, nurse educators and registered nurses implement and meet competency standards for administering systemic treatment, updated in May 2021.
Palliative Care Tools
Best-practice tools from around the world to help support primary care providers with palliative care delivery. Available from the Ontario Palliative Care Network.
Palliative Care Toolkit for Aboriginal Communities
Supports First Nations, Inuit and Métis people with cancer who have palliative care needs, as well as those providing care.
First Nations, Inuit and Métis Cancer 101 Toolkit
Find educational resources about cancer, cancer treatment and other cancer topics.
Goals of Care Toolkit
Goals of Care discussions help healthcare providers to understand the patient’s values and goals for their care. Specific to oncology settings, this toolkit features resources for healthcare providers and their patients in the cancer system to drive and document Goals of Care discussions.
Hepatitis B Virus Screening and Management for Patients Receiving Systemic Treatment
Hepatitis B reactivation (HBVr) is a recognized complication of cancer therapy. Variation in the screening and management of HBV was identified as a quality and safety gap by Ontario clinicians. To help bridge the quality and safety gap we developed an HBV Care Map for Ontario patients undergoing systemic treatment for hematological and solid tumor malignancies with a focus on preventing HBVr.
Cancer Staging Tools
Guidelines and process information to support healthcare providers involved in the staging process.