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Hypercalcemia can have serious implications for your patients. Learn to assess your patients for the symptoms of hypercalcemia, and provide evidence-based care to those at risk for or experiencing this side effect. 

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.

Hypercalcemia Course Topics

  • Incidence
  • Pathophysiology
  • Clinical Manifestations
  • Risk Factors
  • Assessment
  • Interventions: pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic
  • Nursing Management
  • Patient and Family Education

Expected Outcome

Upon completion of this activity, the learner will demonstrate an increase in knowledge of the assessment and management of hypercalcemia.

Target Audience

This course is designed to meet the educational needs of oncology nurses, APNs and non-oncology nurses who care for patients with cancer.

ILNA Breakdown

2.5 ILNA points may be applied toward:

  • 2.5 points: Oncologic Emergencies

2.5 ILNA points may be applied toward:

  • 2.5 points: Post Transplant Issues
Learning Objectives
  • Identify clinical indicators of hypercalcemia of malignancy in oncology patients.
  • Describe assessment and treatment strategies in the care of the oncology patient with hypercalcemia of malignancy.

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 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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