What is normal cell biology? Why do normal cells become cancer cells? How do new molecular therapies target cancer? Find answers to these questions and more while gaining a better understanding of cancer and its treatments. This concentrated, self-paced, learning experience covers the fundamentals of cancer biology and addresses cutting-edge information that, when applied, will dramatically affect your practice.
The 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.
Cancer Biology Course Topics
- Normal Cell Biology
- Understanding Cell Biology
- Molecular Targets
Oncology Nurse Orientation Bundle
Don't want to choose between courses? This course is included in the Oncology Nursing Orientation Bundle. Save when you purchase these courses together or you may also purchase individually.
You may also be interested in the ONS book Cancer Basics.
Upon completion of this activity, the learner will demonstrate an increase in knowledge of cellular biology related to cancer and its treatment.
This course was designed to meet the educational needs of oncology nurses and others interested in gaining a fundamental understanding of cancer biology. Individuals who may benefit from this course include nurses and other healthcare professionals new to oncology practice, experienced nurses seeking review information, pharmaceutical sales representatives, nursing instructors, nursing students, and case managers.
Candidates may claim 6.3 CNE or ILNA points in any area of their choosing on the following blueprint areas: Scientific Basis/Diag and Staging, Disease Related Biology, Basic Concepts, Preparative Regimens, or Treatment.
Candidates will not be able to place the 6.3 ILNA points under both categories as the number of points claimed cannot exceed the total CNE points for the offering.
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.