This online course will introduce nurses to the art and science of oncology nursing practice. Oncology patients receive care from all health care settings - including acute care teaching hospitals, tertiary care centers, general hospitals and community care. Given the increasing complexity of this growing patient population, caring for people with cancer and their families involves a particular set of advanced skills and knowledge.
This course will introduce nurses to essential concepts in oncology nursing practice and provide fundamental information to those who work with oncology patients. Emphasis will be placed on psychosocial skills and competencies throughout all units.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
To receive a certificate and a 0.75 credit toward Treatment and Delivery of Evidence Based Care, participants must complete the following before the course completion date:
To view the course syllabus, please click here.
Time Commitment: This is a self-paced course. Participants have 6 months to complete all the course requirements. Upon successful completion, participants will be awarded a certificate for 40 hours.
Eligibility: Offered to any nurse in Ontario, including nursing students and RPNs.
de Souza Nurse Designation: 0.75 credits under Treatment and Delivery of Evidenced Based Care
To register for this course, please visit our Course Calendar.