Hematologic Cancers

Hematologic Cancers

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Diagnosing and treating hematologic malignancies are becoming increasingly complex. If you care for patients with blood disorders, you need a solid understanding of the diagnoses process, treatment options, and supportive care interventions to help manage your patient’s symptoms. The Hematologic Cancers online course delivers the knowledge you need for this unique patient population. The e-Book Hematologic Malignancies in Adults is included with purchase of this course.

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.

Hematologic Cancers Course Topics

  • Introduction to Cytogenetics
  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
  • Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
  • Burkitt’s Lymphoma
  • Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Myelodysplastic syndrome
  • Survivorship

Expected Outcome

Upon completion of this activity, the learner will apply principles of diagnosis and staging, treatment strategies and clinical presentation to nursing care and patient/caregiver education.

Target Audience

This course is designed to meet the educational needs of nurses involved in care of patients with hematologic malignancies.

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ILNA Breakdown

21.98 ILNA points may be applied toward:

  • 7.33 points each: Scientific Basis and Treatment Modalities
  • 7.32 points: Survivorship

21.98 ILNA points may be applied toward:

  • 7.33 points each: Basic Concepts and Preparative Regimens
  • 7.32 points: Survivorship

21.98 ILNA points may be applied toward:

  • 7.33 points each: Treatment Modalities and Disease Related Biology
  • 7.32 points: Survivorship
Learning Objectives
  • Describe the importance of cytogenetics in the diagnosing of hematologic malignancies.
  • Identify standard treatments for hematologic malignancies.
  • Discuss at least two (2) supportive care and/or survivorship issues that patients with a hematologic malignancy face.

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.

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