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CE Provider # 50-17535 - Florida Board of Nursing and Nursing Assistant,

District of Columbia Board of Nursing & CNA/HHA,

Georgia Board of Nursing Approved, Alabama State Board

of Occupational Therapy Approved, Other Disciplines are approved see others

Oncology: Caring For The Cancer Patient 12h

  • 365Days
  • 8Participants


This course focuses on Oncology and cancer patient care, suitable for healthcare personnel like ARNPs, RNs, LPNs, CNAs, Therapists, and others interested in cancer care for patients, friends, or family. It covers Chemotherapy delivery routes (Intravenous, Oral, Subcutaneous Injection, Intrathecal, I.M. Injection, Intra-arterial, Intraperitoneal, Topical) and radiation therapy, including actions and side effects. The course also delves into patient care, nursing interventions, rationales, and diagnostic studies/tests commonly used in cancer care. Objectives/ Goals: After successful completion of this course the participants will be able to: 1. Define Oncology 2. Describe how to care for the cancer patient 3. Discuss the 3 major areas of oncology: Medical, Surgical, and Radiation. 4. Discuss Chemotherapy action and potential side effects 5. Discuss the route of administration for Chemotherapy delivered such as Intravenous Route, Oral (by mouth), Subcutaneous Injection, Intrathecal route, I.M. Injection, intra-arterial (IA) route, Intraperitoneal (IP) and topical application. 6. Discuss radiation therapy action and potential side effects 7. Discuss Diagnostic Studies / tests that are frequently completed while caring for the cancer patient 8. Discuss some potential nursing diagnosis, nursing interventions and rationales.

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