Oncologic Emergencies

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Oncologic emergencies can develop as a result of the underlying cancer, or from complications of the therapy used to treat cancer. The onset of an oncologic emergency can occur across all care settings, which emphasizes the importance of education and early recognition of these conditions. This course will review oncologic emergencies, associated risk factors, underlying pathophysiology, manifestations, assessment, treatment, and relevant nursing implications.

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

To receive nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) contact hours, the following requirements must be met prior to the closing date and time of the course: 

  • Achieve 80% or higher on the post‐test. (Note: You will have two [2] attempts to achieve a score of 80% or higher on the post-test.)
  • Completion of the course evaluation. A course evaluation MUST be completed to be granted the NCPD contact hours. The evaluation link is locked until passing the post-test.

Course Topics

Oncologic Emergencies

Expected Outcomes

Identify the early signs of common oncologic emergencies.
Identify important patient education points regarding oncologic emergencies.

Target Audience

Registered Nurses

ILNA Breakdown

Up to 2.0 ILNA points may be applied to Oncologic Emergencies.  No more than 2.0 total points may be claimed for the program.

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