Breast Cancer: What’s New?

Breast Cancer: What’s New?

Contact hours
On Demand

As the oncology field changes, our nursing interventions must change with it. Update your breast cancer knowledge with current screening and risk factor developments, treatment options, the latest research developments,  and survivorship care planning standards with the Breast Cancer: What’s New? online course. This challenging course is reviewed and updated continually to ensure you’re getting all of the latest research and recommendations in the breast cancer subspecialty.

This course is offered on demand. Instructions on how to immediately access the course will be sent to you in an automatically generated email receipt after you register. You will enjoy continuous access for six months.

Breast Cancer: What’s New? Course Topics

  • What's New in Risk Factors and Risk Reduction Strategies
  • What's New in Genetics and Genomics
  • What's New in Screening Guidelines
  • What's New in Screening, Diagnosis, and Prognosis
  • What's New in Treatment
  • What's New in the Pipeline
  • What's New in Survivorship
  • What's New in Open Clinical Trials
  • What's New in the Highlights of Clinical Trials

Expected Outcome

Upon completion of this activity, the learner will demonstrate knowledge of emerging evidence associated with breast cancers by achieving a post test score of at least 80%.

Target Audience

This course is designed to meet the educational needs of oncology nurses involved in the delivery of care to women with breast cancer.

This course is included in the Breast Cancer Bundle. Get the bundle at a discount rate, or register for any of these courses individually.

Breast Cancer Bundle

You may also be interested in these breast cancer publications from ONS.

ONS books

ILNA Breakdown

4.94 ILNA points may be applied toward:

  • 2.94 points: Screening
  • 1 point each: Treatment Modalities and Survivorship
Learning Objectives
  • Identify nursing interventions that may impact risk reduction outcomes for known risk factors associated with breast cancer development.
  • Identify the current screening resources available for breast cancer screening and early detection, including those specific to risk populations and genetic influences (e.g. dense breasts).
  • Describe current screening and diagnostic recommendations for specific patient risk indicators.
  • Identify new pharmacologic, treatment and clinical trial interventions now available for breast cancer patients.
  • Discuss the impact and nursing responsibilities associated with the survivor care plan standards.

The Oncology Nursing Society is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.

ONS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #2850.

Individual Pricing Options


Group purchases are available

 Registering for 10 or more people? Group discounts are available for this course.

To find out more, contact ONS customer service at or 866-257-4667, option 2. Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 am–5 pm EST.

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