This course will focus on the fundamental principles of navigation as they apply to the scope of nursing practice in oncology. Oncology nursing standards and professional nursing standards will be reviewed to contextualize the key attributes essential to the role of nursing in effective navigation. Theoretical models will be highlighted to enhance understanding of the supportive care needs of patients, as well as the process of patient adjustment to cancer. A key aim of the course is twofold: to engage students through online learning incorporating self-directed learning activities; and a practical session comprised of a one day workshop to apply new learning through practice with simulated case studies utilizing standardized patients.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
To receive a certificate and a 0.5 credit toward Patient Teaching & Coaching, participants must complete the following:
Time Commitment: Approximately 3 hours per week and 7.5 hours for the workshop
Eligibility: Offered to any nurse in Ontario working along the cancer care continuum.
de Souza Nurse Designation: This course is worth 0.5 credits under Patient Teaching and Coaching
To register for this course, please visit the Events Calendar to find out when it is being offered.