McGill University Oncology I



  • There have been a number of exciting breakthroughs and advancements in the diagnosis, treatment and care of oncology patients.
  • Estimated  1300 “oncology” compounds in various places with the drug development pipeline.
  • Explosion of molecules coming to market over the next decade.
  • Primary Care Physicians will be more involved with the management of Oncology patients.
  • The industry will be requiring the redeployment of representatives into the oncology milieu.

This program and McGill University Oncology II are required to receive Oncology certification from CCPE. Please click here to go to the Oncology II page. You can choose to register for both McGill University Oncology I & II at the same time, however McGill University Oncology I is a prerequisite to Oncology II.

This course is administered entirely on-line. Course content and exams are all delivered by the CCPE Learning Management System. (Previous CCPE students will recognize use of the LMS from taking their online exams.)


Students will need to successfully complete both Oncology I and Oncology II to be certified in Oncology (the completion of both programs is required for CCPE awards and medals).


After completing the course, students will be able to:

  • Discuss the epidemiology, detection, diagnosis, and treatment of various types of cancer
  • Discuss the palliative treatment of oncology patients


  • 9 individual Multiple Choice / Case based module mini-exams (totalling 99 multiple-choice questions) are taken after each individual learning module for increased efficiency and reduced stress.
  • Mini exams are each 10 minutes to 30 minutes per module.
  • A weighted average of 55% on 9 mini exams is required to pass the course. (You can fail individual exams and still pass the course as a whole.)
  • 6 months to complete the entire course

Course Features

  • Suggested Hours of Study 41
  • Quizzes 0
  • Suggested Hours of Study 60 hours
  • Course Completion 6 months
  • Course Format E-Learning
  • RxTx Yes
  • Language English
  • Pages 9 e-modules
  • C.E. Credits What is this? 6
  • Orientation Package

Exam Details

  • # of Questions 99
  • Time Limit 15 - 30 min. / module
  • Passing Grade 55%


  • Price $1,264.00
  • Corporate Member $632.00
  • Corporate Non-Member $3,160.00