Quality of Life Issues—Oncology RN

Quality of Life Issues—Oncology RN

Contact hours
5.79
On Demand

Learn to help address quality-of-life (QOL) issues with your patients to help them experience optimal QOL throughout the cancer continuum. The Quality of Life Issues online course presents an extensive look at QOL considerations related to sexuality, psychosocial issues, survivorship, palliative care, and end-of-life care. This course is designed for oncology 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.

Quality of Life Issues Course Outline

  • Sexuality
  • Psychosocial Dimensions of Care
  • Survivorship
  • Palliative and End-of-Life Care: hospice, symptom control and comfort, reimbursement, caregivers

Expected Outcome

Upon completion of this activity, the learner will demonstrate knowledge of quality of life issues associated with cancer by achieving a post test score of 80% or higher.

Target Audience

This course is appropriate for oncology nurses who wish to increase their knowledge of quality of life criteria specific to effective oncology nursing practice. This course is also appropriate for those who are preparing for oncology nursing certification examination and renewal via Individual Learning Needs Assessment (ILNA) renewal points.

This course is included in the OCN® Certification Review Bundle. 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 four courses plus a practice test at a discounted rate. 

OCN® Certification Review Bundle

ILNA Breakdown

OCN®, CBCN®, and CPHON®
5.79 ILNA points may be applied toward:

  • 3.86 points: Psychosocial or Survivorship
  • 1.93 points: End of Life

BMTCN®
3.86 ILNA points may be applied toward:

  • 3.86 points: Survivorship
Learning Objectives
  • Identify the psychological impact of cancer on patients, families, and caregivers
  • Describe nursing interventions for addressing psychosocial needs of these populations
  • Identify the sexuality issues related to cancer on patients, families, and caregivers
  • Describe nursing interventions for addressing sexuality needs of these populations
  • Identify palliative care and end-of-life care of cancer on patient, families, and caregivers
  • Describe nursing interventions of palliative care and end-of-life care for these populations.

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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