Post-Master's Foundation in Cancer Care for the Advanced Practice Provider Online Course

This self-paced course utilizes a combination of didactic content, recommended readings, learning checkpoints, case studies, links to available resources including clinical guidelines, and interactive learning activities to provide advance practice providers new to oncology with the core content they need to provide evidence-based care to oncology patients.

eBook accompanying the course: Advanced Oncology Nursing Certification Review and Resource Manual

Due to the interactive nature of this course, registration is limited to the first 75 paid registrants.

Categories: Cancer Biology/Basics, Cancer Biology/Biology, Cancer Biology/Genetics, Clinical Practice/Evidence-Based Practice, Palliative Care/EOL, Palliative Care/Hospice, Patient Population/Adult, Patient Population/Geriatric, Prevention and Detection/Screening, Prevention and Detection/Cancer Prevention, Prevention and Detection/Genetics, Symptom Management/Bone, Symptom Management/CINV, Symptom Management/Cutaneous, Symptom Management/Diarrhea, Symptom Management/Long-term effects, Symptom Management/Lymphedema, Symptom Management/Mucositis, Symptom Management/Myelosuppression, Symptom Management/Nutrition, Symptom Management/Psychosocial, Treatment/Chemotherapy/Biotherapy, Treatment/Radiation, Treatment/Surgery, Treatment/CAM, Treatment/Clinical Trials, Treatment/BMT/Stem Cell Transplant, Treatment/Targeted Therapies, Treatment/Pharmacology, Type of Cancer/Breast Cancer, Type of Cancer/Colorectal Cancer, Type of Cancer/Hematology, Type of Cancer/Lung Cancer

Contact Hours36.5
Member Price$331.50
Non-Member Price$464.00
Technical RequirementsTechnical Requirements

Upcoming Dates

No upcoming programs scheduled

Date Location Instructor Registration Deadline
11/18/2014 - 02/10/2015 ONS Online Courses 11/03/2014 11:59 PM


ONS is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.

ONS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #2850.

ONCC Certification Test Blueprint Topics and ILNA Content Areas

Course Objectives

Identify the principles of cancer biology, genetics, and genomics and how they play a role in the management of a patient with cancer
Discuss the role of the advanced practice provider in screening, early detection, and prevention efforts
Describe various diagnostic studies and how their results factor into the staging and prognosis of specific tumor types
Discuss the care of the patient undergoing chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, and or hormonal therapy for the treatment of cancer
Explain strategies to address the identification, assessment, and treatment of specific side effects and symptoms related to cancer and its treatment
Identify appropriate management strategies for the oncology APN to initiate for oncologic emergencies
Describe methods to assess for key survivorship issues and the role of survivorship care plans and summaries into advanced nursing practice
Identify principles of palliative and end of life care
Discuss the role of the oncology APN in helping to address the legal and ethical issues related to end-of-life care
Discuss the psychosocial aspects of the cancer experience including cultural influences
Recognize standards of care and professional practice for oncology advanced practice nurse practitioners
Describe different complementary and alternative medicine / integrative therapies and their use in the care of the oncology patient