ONS/ONCC Radiation Therapy Certificate Renewal Course

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The ONS/ONCC Radiation Therapy Certificate Renewal Course will guide you through five case study guided-learning activities to ensure that your radiation knowledge stays current to provide care and symptom management support to patients receiving radiation oncology therapies.

Eligibility: The certificate of added qualification that you earn with the ONS/ONCC Radiation Therapy Certificate Course is valid for three years. You’ll take this course when your certificate is up for renewal.

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.

Course Topics

  • Lung Metastases
  • Desmoid Tumors
  • Breast Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Carcinoma of the Cervix

Expected Outcomes

Upon completion of this activity, the learner will demonstrate knowledge of skills and tools for assessment and collaborative management of patients receiving radiation therapy by achieving a post-test score of 80% or higher.

Target Audience

This course is appropriate for oncology nurses who currently hold an ONS/ONCC certificate of added qualification in radiation therapy, and who wish to maintain these qualifications.

ILNA Breakdown

Candidates may claim 5.28 CNE or ILNA points in any area of their choosing on the following blueprint areas: Psychosocial, Survivorship, Symptom Management, Treatment.

Candidates will not be able to place the 5.28 ILNA points under both categories as the number of points claimed cannot exceed the total CNE points for the offering.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify key risk factors that contribute to future care planning as presented in patient scenarios.
  • Apply evidence based symptom management strategies that are appropriate to the acute and chronic side effects presented in patient scenarios.
  • Identify key risk factors for emotional and psychological effects of treatment, and strategies for effective interventions.

Technical Requirements

For optimal performance, and to fully participate in ONS online courses, it will be necessary to use one of the browsers listed below.

Supported Browsers for Desktop or Laptop Computers*:

*Use of an earlier version will prohibit the ability to post discussions or view some materials within the course properly.

After upgrading to one of these supported browser versions, please ensure your computer is set up to support the following additional requirements before beginning the lessons.

Additional Requirements**:

**If you're using a work computer for your course, the installation of these components may require assistance from the IT department at your place of business.

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