*Registration payment includes Credit Cards and Interfund Transfers ONLY.
This course is intended for staff nurses, nurse managers and educators practicing in the area of oncology nursing. It is also ideal for RNs who are new to the specialty, those re-entering the field who desire a refresher course or RNs transitioning from another area into oncology nursing.
ATTENTION: Registration Deadline: 02/17/2024 or as soon as we meet the capacity. This would allow us time to mail you the handouts in advance.
This concise review course is designed to meet the needs of oncology nurses in the oncology setting. Those nurses who are preparing for the Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) exam as well as nurses seeking a comprehensive oncology review will benefit from the curriculum.
OCN Test Content Outline Topics:
•Oncology Nursing Practice
•Symptom Management and Palliative Care
•Psychosocial Dimensions of Care
Participants will provide evidence of reinforced or increased knowledge and readiness for sitting for OCN exam by providing at least one evidence-based practice learned from this course.
Barbara J. Wilson, MS, RN, OCN, AOCN, ACNS-BC
Barbara J. Wilson was the Director of Oncology Professional Practice for WellStar Health System in Georgia. She is a Clinical Nurse Specialist with advanced practice certification in oncology nursing and currently self-employed.
In addition to an oncology nursing career in acute health care settings, she has been a lifelong learner and educator. Barbara has articles published in peer reviewed journals and numerous local, regional and national presentations to oncology nursing and oncology professional audiences. She has served as clinical faculty for several nursing programs and has authored chapters in the Oncology Nursing Society “Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations for Practice” and Core Curriculum Study Guide.
She was selected to represent the ONS membership at large to co-author the “Oncology Nursing Society Scope and Standards of Practice” released in March 2019. Most recently she represented “clinical practice” on the ONCC Task Force to re-define “nursing practice for certification eligibility”. This revision was approved by the Board for implementation January 2021.
7.50 Nursing Contact Hours will be awarded.
South Piedmont Area Health Education Center, Nursing Education approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.Nurses must attend at least 90% of the course to receive a full CE credit; no partial credit will be awarded.
Yuen Cheung DNP, RN, NPD-BC, 704-512-6523