Chemotherapy Biotherapy: Fundamentals of Administration

Chemotherapy Biotherapy: Fundamentals of Administration

Contact hours
9.10
On Demand
Online Courses

This course is one of two options for nurses who administer chemotherapy and biotherapy and are looking to earn the ONS Provider Card.

Which course is right for you?

You want to register for this course if either of these statements are true

  • You have been administering chemotherapy and/or biotherapy agents for less than one year.

OR

  • You administer chemotherapy and/or biotherapy agents infrequently, for example, less than once a month. 

Need a more advanced program that offers the ONS Provider Card? Try the ONS/ONCC Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Certificate Course.

Course Description

If you’re a nurse who is new to oncology, administering or planning to administer chemotherapy/biotherapy, or caring for patients receiving chemotherapy this course is your first stop. You’ll receive the fundamentals of administration regardless of the volume and frequency of chemotherapy and biotherapy administered. Plus, you’ll earn CNE and an ONS Chemotherapy Provider Card (a small downloadable, printable card that indicates course requirements have been met). The e-book version of Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations for Practice is included with the course registration.

This course is available for purchase on its own, or as part of the Oncology Nurse Orientation Bundle. It 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.

Chemotherapy Biotherapy: Fundamentals of Administration Course Topics

  • Types of Chemotherapy
  • Types of Biotherapy and Targeted Therapy
  • Drug Administration
  • Safe Handling
  • Complications of Chemotherapy Infusion
  • Caring for Patients

Expected Outcome

Upon completion of this activity, the learner will demonstrate knowledge of chemotherapy and biotherapy administration and safe handling by achieving a post-test score of 80% or more.

Target Audience

This course is designed to meet the educational needs of nurses and other health care professionals new to oncology who provide care for patients receiving chemotherapy and biotherapy and are preparing to administer chemotherapy and biotherapy.

Still Wondering if This Course is Right for You?

The course is intended for nurses and other health care professionals new to oncology who are administering chemotherapy/biotherapy or plan to administer chemotherapy/biotherapy. It will provide the fundamentals of administration regardless of the volume or frequency administered. Review this Chemotherapy Course Guide to help with your decision.

If you're looking to obtain a solid foundation in oncology, you can also try the Oncology Nurse Orientation Bundle, which includes this course. Save when you purchase the below courses together or you may also purchase individually

Oncology Nurse Orientation Bundle.

Do You Administer Chemotherapy/Biotherapy More Regularly?

You may benefit from the ONS/ONCC Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Certificate Course . The course is intended for nurses who have knowledge of cancer basics and are in a position to regularly administer chemotherapy and biotherapy. It builds on a foundation of cancer knowledge and experience and is not an introductory course.

Looking for more chemotherapy resources? ONS has several options to fit your needs.

Online Courses

Books

 

ILNA Breakdown

OCN®, AOCNP®, AOCNS®, and CPHON®
9.1 ILNA points may be applied toward:

  • 3 points each: Treatment Modalities and Professional
  • 1.6 points: Symptom Management
  • 1.5 points: Oncologic Emergencies

CBCN®
7.6 ILNA points may be applied toward:

    3 points each: Treatment Modalities and Professional
  • 1.6 points: Symptom Management

BMTCN™
4 ILNA points may be applied toward:

  • 3 points: Professional
  • 1 point: Preparative Regimens
Learning Objectives
  • The learner will be able to demonstrate essential knowledge to safely administer chemotherapy and biotherapy.

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

$99.00
Member
$139.00
Nonmember

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 help@ons.org or 866-257-4667, option 2. Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 am–5 pm EST.

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