Sydney Farkas, RN, MN, CON(C)

Pronouns: She/her/hers
Sydney Farkas

Adjunct Clinical Associate

Faculty of Nursing, Adjuncts

Sessional Instructor

Faculty of Nursing, Sessionals

Media contacts

Karen Cook, Senior Manager - Communications

Office: +1.403.220.4361
Twitter: @ucalgarynursing


Educational Background

MN Nursing Teaching Focus , Athabasca University, 2015

BN University of Calgary, 2007


Sydney is the Provincial Educator & Coordinator for the Oncology Practice Readiness Education Program (O-PREP) within Alberta Health Services (AHS) Associate Chief Nursing Office (ACNO) portfolio. She works to standardize and improve specialty education and training. 

She is a certified oncology nurse with the Canadian Nursing Association and has 14 years of oncology experience in frontline, education, and leadership roles.

Sydney is active at local, provincial, and national levels of oncology. She is a member of the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology (CANO/ACIO) Professional Practice Committee and a member of ONIGA—South, a Chapter of CANO/ACIO.


Areas of Research

Oncology best practice, virtual learning & innovations in adult education


Course number Course title Semester
NURS 682 Enhancing Person-Centred Approaches to Cancer Care Winter 2022