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The manifestations of chemotherapy-induced myelosuppression, including anemia, thrombocytopenia, and neutropenia can be fatal for your patients as they undergo chemotherapy. Learn to identify the patients who are most at risk, learn to assess their condition, and find the most appropriate interventions to manage these side effects.

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.

Myelosuppression Course Topics

  • Myelosuppression
  • Anemia
  • Leukopenia and Neutropenia
  • Thrombocytopenia
Don't want to choose between courses? This course is included in the Chemotherapy Symptom Management Bundle. Save when you purchase these courses together or you may also purchase individually.

Chemotherapy Symptom Management Bundle

Expected Outcome

Upon completion of this activity, the learner will incorporate pathophysiologic principles of myelosuppression into evidence-based prevention and treatment strategies to minimize complications associated with treatment-induced myelosuppression.

Target Audience

This course is designed to meet the educational needs of nurses involved in the care of people at risk for or experiencing cancer and treatment-related symptoms.

ILNA Breakdown

2.5 ILNA points may be applied toward:

  • 2.5 points: Symptom Management

2.5 ILNA points may be applied toward:

  • 2.5 points: Post Transplant Issues
Learning Objectives
  • Define patients at risk for cancer related anemia, neutropenia, and thrombocytopenia.
  • Describe indicators used in the assessment of anemia, neutropenia, and thrombocytopenia in the cancer patient.
  • Identify appropriate interventions used in the management of anemia, neutropenia, and thrombocytopenia in the cancer patient.

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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