CNE Central

  • Chemo Basics

    Chemo Basics

    Nurses new to oncology or new to treating patients receiving chemotherapy need a foundation in chemotherapy and biotherapy. ONS offers a recently developed online course that provides a substantial chemotherapy knowledge base and you’ll receive a basic understanding of chemotherapy and biotherapy. The course focuses on creating and maintaining a safe environment and is not intended to teach nurses how to administer chemotherapy and biotherapy. Learn more regarding this essential information and register.

  • Nutrition and Cancer

    Chemotherapy in Non-Oncology Settings

    Due to unique treatments being received, comorbidities experienced, or merely bed availability, patients receiving chemotherapy and biotherapy in a non-oncology setting may be found throughout your hospital. This new online course was created for nurses who care for patients receiving chemotherapy and biotherapy in this environment, since it is vital that you know how to ensure patients’ safety and the safety of the staff when hazardous drugs are administered. Find out more and register today.

  • Nutrition and Cancer

    Nutrition and Cancer

    Good nutrition is essential to one’s wellbeing. Challenges faced from cancer and its treatment can threaten the ability to take in and maintain good nutrition. This self-paced course utilizes a combination of didactic content, case studies and interactive learning activities to provide nurses with the information they need to provide evidence-based care to those at risk for, or experiencing, nutritional challenges while receiving treatment for cancer. Learn more and register for this new course.

  • Advances and Updates in Breast Cancer

    Advances and Updates in Breast Cancer

    This new online course is an adjunct to the ONS Site-Specific Cancer Series: Breast Cancer course and provides cutting-edge information regarding prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and supportive care issues, for breast cancer. Throughout the course, you’ll discuss advanced concepts related to radiation therapy, screening guidelines, symptom management, survivorship, nurse navigation, and more. Register today.

  • New CINV Webcourse Now Available

    New CINV Webcourse Now Available

    Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) is one of the most distressing symptoms that patients report following chemotherapy. Even with the advances of antiemetics over the years, CINV remains a significant problem. The new Assessment and Management of Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting online course examines CINV and reviews both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic approaches to its management. Register now and benefit your practice with vital CINV information.

  • Are You New to Oncology?

    Are You New to Oncology?

    The ONS Post-Master’s Foundation in Cancer Care for the Advanced Practice Provider online course is designed to help nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and clinical nurse specialists, who are new to oncology to confidently and safely care for patients with cancer. Many individuals who are just entering oncology are concerned about building their new knowledge and skills base. Now, you can be certain that you are delivering the best care possible for your patients.

  • Learn About Hypercalcemia in the Oncology Patient

    Learn About Hypercalcemia in the Oncology Patient

    To help you provide the best possible care for individuals with cancer-related hypercalcemia, ONS has recently developed the Assessment and Management of Hypercalcemia in the Oncology Patient online course. After attending this program, you’ll be able to understand the pathophysiology of hypercalcemia, describe assessment indicators in patients with cancer, and identify appropriate interventions. Register today and provide evidence-based care to those with hypercalcemia.

  • New Online CNE: Sleep-Wake Disturbances

    New Online CNE: Sleep-Wake Disturbances

    Sleep-wake disturbances in patients with cancer include a variety of symptoms. Among the most common are insomnia, hypersomnia, sleep-related breathing disorders, and restless leg syndrome. Assessment and Management of Sleep-Wake Disturbances is a new online course that will boost your understanding and care of individuals experiencing sleep-wake disturbances. Register today to gain valuable information and enhance your nursing practice.

  • Find Out How Myelosuppression Affects Patients

    Find Out How Myelosuppression Affects Patients

    Assessment and Management of Myelosuppression in the Oncology Patient is designed to meet the educational needs of nurses involved in the care of people at risk for or experiencing cancer and treatment-related symptoms. The didactic content, case studies, and interactive learning activities you’ll receive in this course will enable you to provide evidence-based care for those at risk for, or experiencing, cancer-related myelosuppression.

  • Learn More Regarding Cognitive Impairment

    Learn More Regarding Cognitive Impairment

    Cancer-related cognitive impairment is a substantial factor in the quality of life among cancer patients. ONS now offers the recently developed Assessment and Management of Cognitive Impairment online course to increase your knowledge about the challenging cognitive changes in patients. The knowledge you’ll receive will enable you to provide evidence-based care for those experiencing cancer-related cognitive impairment. This course offers a combination of didactic content, case studies and interactive learning activities to provide you with the information needed to care to these patients.

  • How Much Do You Know About GI Toxicities?

    How Much Do You Know About GI Toxicities?

    ONS is now offering an Assessment and Management of Gastrointestinal Toxicities online course for oncology nurses who want to learn more about GI cancers. The course will enable you to provide evidence-based care for those experiencing gastrointestinal toxicities. This educational program delivers specifics regarding the importance of accessing and managing GI toxicities that will enable you to easily incorporate this knowledge into your daily practice.

  • Sexual Dysfunction and Fertility Impairment

    Sexual Dysfunction and Fertility Impairment

    Sexual dysfunction and fertility impairment are major limiting factors in quality of life among cancer patients and survivors. The new Assessment and Management of Sexual Dysfunction and Fertility Impairment online course offers you the opportunity to advance your knowledge regarding these very personal issues. The didactic content, case studies and interactive learning activities you’ll receive in this course will enable you to provide evidence-based care for those experiencing these complications.

  • Enhance Your Clinical Trial Knowledge and Skills

    Do you Know the Fundamentals of Gynecologic Cancers?

    Care of women with gynecologic malignancies can be very challenging. Treatment is often complex and leads to a broad range of acute and long term complications. Nurses play an important role in the management of women with gynecologic cancer and can impact the identification of, and reduce risks, for these cancers among their patients and communities. The NEW Site Specific Cancer Series: Gynecologic Cancers course will enable you to provide evidence-based care to women at risk or undergoing treatment for gynecologic malignancies.

  • Enhance Your Clinical Trial Knowledge and Skills

    Enhance Your Clinical Trial Knowledge and Skills

    As a direct care nurse, you are on the front lines providing care for patients who might benefit from involvement in clinical trials. Although nurses play a key supportive role in patient decision making, the knowledge and skills required to support patients who may be eligible for, or enrolled in, clinical trials may be limited. Designed for an international audience, the new ISNCC/ONS Clinical Trials Awareness on a Global Level webcourse is the solution.

  • Introducing a New Resource for Educators!

    Leadership Development

    Do you want to be a strong leader in your institution, community, and profession? Enroll in the new Leadership Development Webcourse, an intensive 8-week program, designed to provide both theoretical information and practical guidance to nurses interested in expanding their knowledge and skills related to leadership. The course offers tools necessary to build upon the competencies of a leader while encompassing a diversity of ages, experience levels, learning styles and interests.

  • Introducing a New Resource for Educators!

    Introducing a New Resource for Educators!

    Check out the ONS Educator Resource Center at https://erc.ons.org/.
    What is the ONS Educator Resource Center?
    The ONS Educator Resource Center is a subscription-based information portal offering you prepackaged case scenarios, presentations, and student handouts that you can plug into your existing nursing curriculum to save you hours of research and prep time.

  • Topic Submission 2010

    Radiation Oncology Certificate Program

    During this course, you will discuss the principles of radiobiology and their applications to patient care, and receive intermediate level information about radiation oncology therapies, symptom management and the professional role of the radiation oncology nurse. Here, you can earn a CNE certificate from ONS and the certificate of added qualification from ONCC. Find out more about this significant course and Register today.

  • Topic Submission 2010

    Advances and Updates in Lung Cancer

    This online course is an adjunct to the ONS Site-Specific Cancer Series: Lung Cancer course, and discusses some of the more advanced concepts related to diagnostic, treatment and supportive care issues for lung cancer including the newest staging guidelines for NSCLC. The inclusion of learning activities, journal articles, website links and video presentations provide a variety of formats for learning opportunities within the course. Learn more and register.

  • Topic Submission 2010

    Attend the Advanced Oncology Nursing Certification Review Course

    The new Advanced Oncology Nursing Certification Review Course is designed to help advanced practice oncology nurses prepare for the AOCNP® and/or AOCNS® certification examinations. This course is a revised compilation of the previous AOCNP® and AOCNS® Review Courses that are no longer available, and is based on the major subject areas of Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation's (ONCC) examination blueprint and test references for 2012. Now, you can simply prepare for these certifications using this one review course. Register now.

  • Learn What You Need To Know About CAM

    Advances and Updates in Gastrointestinal Cancers: An Adjunct to the ONS Site-Specific Series Course

    The Advances and Updates in Gastrointestinal Cancers Course introduces oncology nurses to new and advanced concepts, as well as updated care issues, related to the treatment of patients with gastrointestinal (GI) cancers. This course was designed to meet the needs of intermediate generalist and advanced-level oncology nurses involved in the delivery of quality patient care. Find out more about it and register now for the next course!

  • Learn What You Need To Know About CAM

    Learn What You Need To Know About CAM

    Oncology nurses need to be familiar with complementary and integrative therapy (CAM) practices to provide the best care for their patients. The new course CAM and Cancer Care: What Oncology Nurses Need to Know provides timely information about CAM and its use by people diagnosed with cancer. The course focuses on specific therapies and assessment strategies, provides resources to assess for contraindications and interactions, and discusses the credentialing required for CAM.

  • Do You Include Genetics and Genomics Into Patient Care?

    Do You Include Genetics and Genomics Into Patient Care?

    The new Cancer Genetics 101 course provides oncology nurses with a comprehensive overview of cancer genetics and gives specifics about the importance of knowing when to refer a patient for genetic counseling and related resources. This course offers you a better understanding of genetic and genomic concepts and your ability to incorporate genetics and genomics into your oncology practice. Enroll today.

  • Oral Therapies for Cancer

    Oral Therapies for Cancer

    Nurses who care for patients receiving oral therapy should be able to counsel patients on scheduling, side effect prevention and management, and recognize potential adherence concerns. The Oral Therapies for Cancer course helps nurses do just that! This offering explores the shift to oral antineoplastics and provides nurses with tools for managing patients receiving oral therapies. If you are involved in the delivery of oral therapies for cancer, this course is for you.

  • Take Your Advocacy Skills Beyond the Basics

    Take Your Advocacy Skills Beyond the Basics

    Advocacy 201: Taking it to the Next Level is designed for nurses who have a basic understanding of health policy advocacy and want to become more involved with impacting public policy related to healthcare issues. This new course will help you develop the skills you need to advance your health policy advocacy beyond the basics.

  • Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs

    Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs

    The risks of occupational exposure of hazardous drugs to health care providers is widely reported but not fully understood. The newly revised Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs course follows the recently released text, Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs (2nd ed.), that reflects the most current information available upon publication. Register today to attend this important offering, and receive 9.5 contact hours upon completion the course requirements.

  • Fundamentals of Blood and Marrow Transplant

    Fundamentals of Blood and Marrow Transplant

    This course prepares oncology nurses with evidence-based knowledge to care for patients undergoing BMT transplantation. Join us for this new comprehensive, introductory program that addresses many aspects of basic biology and clinical use of hemopoietic stem cell transplantation and patient care. This course also covers the differences in adult and pediatric BMT. Visit the BMT course area today.

  • Integrating Psychosocial Care Into Oncology Practice

    Integrating Psychosocial Care Into Oncology Practice

    This new faculty-led course addresses cultural, spiritual, and caregiver issues, along with care implications related to anxiety, depression, sexual alterations, cognitive dysfunction, fatigue, and sleep disturbances. Gain valuable information and expand your knowledge regarding a range of psychosocial topics and resources.

  • New EBP Webcourse is Here

    Developing Skills for Evidence-Based Practice

    This EBP course helps participants cultivate and refine competencies required to integrate evidence into practice. Through a series of modules and learning activities, participants gain the knowledge and skills needed to find, interpret, and apply appropriate research to their practice setting. The final assessment guides attendees through the evaluation of the strength and weight of the evidence and development of a practice change recommendation. Register today!

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