FY 23-24 Spring OCN Test Review Course

May 13, 2024

OCN® Test Review Course

Monday, May 13th, 2024, Virtual Attendance via Microsoft TEAMS

Learning Objectives

The learner will be able to:

  1. Identify what content areas will be tested on the OCN exam.
  2. Describe appropriate nursing measures to care for a patient experiencing an oncologic emergency.
  3. Identify nursing interventions related to the management of symptoms resulting from cancer and cancer treatment.
  4. Explain the different treatment modalities used to treat cancer.
  5. Differentiate between clinical trials, unproven therapies, and complementary therapies in cancer treatment. 
  6. Understand the psychosocial dimensions of a patient during cancer diagnosis, cancer treatment, survivorship, and end-of-life.
  7. Describe the different aspects of oncology nursing regarding professional practice, including national resources, evidence-based practice, patient advocacy, and professional development.   

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
Course opens: 
07/01/2023
Course expires: 
05/20/2024
Event starts: 
05/13/2024 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
05/13/2024 - 4:30pm EDT
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
United States

Lisa Burns, MSN, RN, OCN

Nurse Educator

UPMC West Shore Hospital

Amy DiMaggio, MSN, RN, OCN

Clinical Education Specialist

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Sharon Kauffman, PhD, RN, CNE, NPD-BC, OCN

Clinical Education Specialist

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Lynne O’Connor, MSN, RN, OCN

Clinical Education Specialist

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Brittni Prosdocimo, MSN, RN, BMTCN

Advanced Clinical Education Specialist

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Tricia Seaman, MSN, RN, CMSRN

Clinical Education Specialist, Central Region

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 7 contact hours. 

To receive 7 contact hours, the learner must log in, record attendance, attend entire course day, and complete the activity evaluation.

Available Credit

  • 7.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
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