Are you an advanced practice nurse new to oncology? Maybe you work outside of cancer care but are seeing these patients in your practice. Either way, this course is for you. You’ll learn to identify the principles of cancer biology, genetics, and genomics and the roles they play in managing a patient with cancer. You’ll use the course ebook—Advanced Oncology Nursing Certification Review and Resource Manual—recommended readings, learning checkpoints, case studies, and more to help you build a the foundation you need to care for patients with cancer.
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.
Upon completion of this activity, the learner will demonstrate knowledge of skills and tools for advanced assessment and collaborative management of patients with cancer by achieving a post test score of ≥ 80%.
This course is designed to meet the educational needs of advanced practice providers (nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and/or 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.
Candidates may claim 36.5 CNE or ILNA points in any area of their choosing on the following blueprint areas: Diagnosis and Staging, End-of-Life, Oncologic Emergencies, Palliative Care, Professional Practice, Psychosocial, Survivorship, Symptom Management, Treatment.
Candidates will not be able to place the 36.5 ILNA points under both categories as the number of points claimed cannot exceed the total CNE points for the offering.
Does this course offer pharmacology content?
Yes, this course contains some pharmacology content. View our estimated pharmcology content page for an estimate for this particular course.
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