Venous Thromboembolism In Patients With Cancer

Venous Thromboembolism In Patients With Cancer

Contact hours
2.90
On Demand

Cancer patients are at increased risk for developing venous thromboembolism (VTE)—both from disease pathophysiology and cancer treatment. You’ll learn how to assess patients who are at risk for this condition, and the evidence-based interventions that you should use in its treatment. The course uses didactic content and case studies to enhance your knowledge of VTE. 

This course is included in the Hormonal Therapy Symptom Management Bundle and is 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.

Venous Thromboembolism In Patients With Cancer Course Topics

  • Pathophysiology
  • Signs and Symptoms
  • Incidence
  • Risk Factors
  • Diagnosis and Assessment
  • Prevention and Treatment of VTE
  • Long-Term Complications
  • Patient and Family Teaching Strategies

You may also be interested in the ONS books A Guide to Oncology Symptom Management and Putting Evidence Into Practice: A Pocket Guide to Cancer Symptom Management.

Don't want to choose between courses? This course is included in the Hormonal Therapy Symptom Management Bundle. Save when you purchase the bundle or you may also register for a course individually.
 

Hormonal Therapy Symptom Management Bundle

Expected Outcome

Upon completion of this activity, the learner will incorporate evidence-based risk assessments and strategies for preventing and treating venous thrombosis into the care of patients with cancer.

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

OCN®, AOCNP®, AOCNS®, and CPHON®
2.9 ILNA points may be applied toward:

  • 2.9 points: Symptom Management or Oncologic Emergencies

CBCN®
2.9 ILNA points may be applied toward:

  • 2.9 points: Symptom Management
Learning Objectives
  • Identify clinical risk factors of VTE and those associated with malignancies.
  • Describe assessment strategies in the care of patients with cancer experiencing VTE.
  • Identify interventions used in the management of VTE.

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

$40.00
Member
$90.00
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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