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ONCOLOGY: CARING FOR THE CANCER PATIENT 12 Hr

$25.99


The purpose of this course is to review Oncology and how to care for the patient who has a diagnosis of cancer. This course is appropriate personnel within the healthcare environment/ settings, such as; ARNP, RN, LPN and CNA who are working in the health care settings, Therapists as well as other Professionals/ individuals who would like to be educated regarding cancer care for a resident /patient, friend or family member. The course allows you to review the route of administration for Chemotherapy delivery such as Intravenous Route, Oral (by mouth), Subcutaneous Injection, Intrathecal route, I.M. Injection, intra-arterial (IA) route, Intraperitoneal (IP) and topical application. Review radiation therapy action and potential side effects, how to take care of the patient with cancer and various nursing interventions and rationales and Diagnostic Studies / tests that are frequently completed while caring for the cancer patient.


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