Essentials in the Evolution and Evaluation of Cancer for the Advanced Practice Provider

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Description

This course will provide foundational knowledge on the basic principles of cancer and the evaluation and diagnosis of cancer for the advanced practice provider. Topics such as cell biology, carcinogenesis, the immune system, genomics, prevention and screening, diagnosis and staging, and treatment planning using breast cancer as an exemplar for the advanced practice provider will be reviewed. 

This course is designed for new to practice advanced practice providers, new-to-oncology clinicians, recent graduates of APP programs, and APPs of other specialties who take care of patients with cancer. It is intended to meet the educational needs of advanced practice providers (nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and clinical nurse specialists) in all clinical settings with limited or no prior oncology experience or knowledge and who are interested in identifying advanced concepts in oncology care. Experienced APPs may have interest in taking this course as a refresher in the core concepts of advanced practice cancer care. 

The course consists of an interactive, e-learning format while the participant will navigate the clinical content through exploration and discovery. This innovative course offering provides a learner-centric designed course that allows for exploration and discovery of critical content, with interactive knowledge checks throughout the course to enforce key concepts and objectives.  

This course is part of the Essentials in Advanced Practice Cancer Care program. Visit the ONS Help Center for frequently asked questions about this program.  

The 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 access for 180 days from date of purchase, after which you will no longer be able to access the course.

Course Topics

Evolution of cancer, cancer biology, cell cycle, genetics, genomics, breast cancer, treatment decision making, prevention detection and screening, radiology, diagnosis and staging, treatment planning, precision medicine.

Essentials in Advanced Practice Cancer Care Bundle 

Don't want to choose between courses? This course is included in the Essentials in Advanced Practice Cancer Care Bundle. Save when you purchase these courses together or you may also purchase individually.

Expected Outcomes

Upon completion of these activities, the learner will acknowledge improved foundational knowledge on the basics of cancer including the evolution of cancer and the evaluation and diagnosis of a suspected or confirmed cancer.

Target Audience

New to practice advanced practice providers, recent graduates of APP academic programs, APPs of other specialties who take care of patients with cancer. This course is designed to meet the educational needs of advanced practice providers (nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and clinical nurse specialists) in all clinical settings with limited or no prior oncology experience or knowledge and who are interested in identifying advanced concepts in oncology care. Experienced APPs may have interest in taking this course as a refresher in the core concepts of advanced practice cancer care.

ILNA Breakdown

Up to 4 ILNA points may be applied to Care Continuum OR Coordination of Care OR Diagnosis and Staging OR Disease-Related Biology OR Health Promotion/Screening and Early Detection OR Oncology Nursing Practice OR Roles of the APN OR Scientific Basis for Practice OR Survivorship OR Treatment.  No more than 4 total points may be claimed for the program.

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