Nutrition and Cancer

Nutrition and Cancer

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Good nutrition is key to a person’s well-being. Challenges faced from cancer and its treatment can threaten the ability to take in and maintain good nutrition. Learn to identify and assess patients as risk for nutritional complications, and when needed, choose the appropriate interventions to treat the symptoms related to nutrition.

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.

Nutrition and Cancer Course Topics

  • The Basics of Nutrition
  • Nutritional Assessment
  • Interventions
  • Resources and References

You may also be interested in the ONS book Nutrition and Cancer: Practical Tips and Tasty Recipes for Survivors.

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 demonstrate knowledge of nutritional interventions used when caring for people with cancer.

Target Audience

This course is designed to meet the educational needs of all nurses caring for persons with cancer.

ILNA Breakdown

2.2 ILNA points may be applied toward:

  • 2.2 points: Symptom Management

2.2 ILNA points may be applied toward:

  • 2.2 points: Post Transplant Issues
Learning Objectives
  • Define patients at risk for nutritional complications.
  • Describe indicators used in nutritional assessment.
  • Identify interventions used in the management of nutrition-related symptoms.

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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