Prevention and Diagnosis—Oncology APN

Prevention and Diagnosis—Oncology APN

Contact hours
7.39
On Demand

Understanding the genetics behind cancer growth, screening and prevention issues, and the diagnostic process serve as a foundation for your knowledge of cancer care. The Prevention and Diagnosis—Oncology APN online course provides you with the specific information you need for any number of site-specific cancers at the advanced practice level. This course is designed for advanced practice nurses with some experience in oncology.

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.

Prevention and Diagnosis—Oncology APN Course Topics

  • Cancer Screening, Prevention, and Early Detection: cancer statistics, screening, prevention, and early detection, cancer screening guidelines
     
  • Cancer Diagnosis, Staging, and Treatment Planning: breast, colorectal, lung, and prostate cancers, lymphoma, leukemia
  • Cancer Genetics: background of genetics and cancer, hereditary cancer syndromes, testing and counseling

This course is included in the AOCNS® and AOCNP® Certification Review Bundles. It is a recommended course if you are studying for your certification exam or are renewing your certification via the ILNA option. You may take this course on its own or purchase the bundle of five courses plus a practice test at a discounted rate.

AOCNP® Certification Review Bundle 

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AOCNS® Certification Review Bundle

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ILNA Breakdown

AOCNP® and AOCNS®
7.39 ILNA points may be applied toward:

  • 4.3 points: Screening
  • 1.5 points: Scientific Basis
  • 1.5 points: Screening OR Scientific Basis
Learning Objectives
  • Identify population-specific issues related to risk identification, screening, and early detection.
  • Describe various diagnostic tests recommended for detection of specific tumor types.
  • Determine the staging and prognostic indicators for specific tumor types.
  • Correlate personal medical history and symptoms with potential familial cancer risks and syndromes.
  • Define the responsibilities of the oncology APN in cancer prevention, screening, and genetic counseling.

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

$85.00
Member
$220.00
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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