The hematology field requires a highly specialized skill set that can take years to master. But we all have to start somewhere. If you’re an NP, CNS, or PA that’s new to the field of hematology, the Post-Master’s Foundation in Hematology online course will help you build your knowledge base. Through recommended readings, links to external websites and guidelines, learning checkpoints, videos, case studies, and more, you’ll get an in-depth look at benign and malignant hematologic disorders to enable you to confidently provide quality care for this specialized patient population.
36 contact hours of CNE will be available upon successful completion of this course, and 6.92 pharmacology hours are also available. Course content has been created in collaboration with the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology (APAO).
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.
If you are an ASH or APAO member, you may obtain a discount code from ASH or APAO to enroll at the member rate.
Upon completion of this activity, the learner will
This course is designed to meet the educational needs of advanced practice providers (nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and/or clinical nurse specialists) with limited or no prior hematology experience or knowledge.
Candidates may claim 36 CNE or ILNA points in any area of their choosing on the following blueprint areas: Coordination of Care, Diagnosis and Staging, Disease-Related Biology, End-of-Life, Health Promotion/Screening and Early Detection, Oncologic Emergencies, Palliative Care, Professional Practice, Psychosocial, Scientific Basis for Practice, Survivorship, Symptom Management, Treatment, Role of the APN.
Candidates will not be able to place the 36 ILNA points under both categories as the number of points claimed cannot exceed the total CNE points for the offering.
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