OCN Test Review Course 11/24/20 & 12/2/20

November 24, 2020 to December 2, 2020

This 2-day course provides an overview of the information required to help the oncology nurse in preparing for the OCN exam. Nursing CE credit provided at completion of both days.

Target Audience

This course addresses the needs of registered nurses who are preparing for the oncology nursing certification exam.

 

Learning Objectives

 

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 in regard to professional practice, including national resources, evidence-based practice, patient advocacy, and professional development.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 14.00 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: 
07/01/2020
Course expires: 
12/30/2020
Event starts: 
11/24/2020 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
12/02/2020 - 5:00pm

This 2-day course provides an overview of the information required to help the ONC nurse in preparing for the OCN exam. Nursing CE credit provided at completion of both days.

UPMC Shadyside
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Faculty Listing

Amy DiMaggio, MSN, RN, CMSRN

Annette Dutton, BSN, RN, OCN

Jennifer Heidkamp, MSN, RN, OCN

Jamilyn Kennell, MSN, RN, OCN

Connie Kinney, BSN, RN, OCN

Wendy Lucas, MSN, RN, CCNS, CCRN, BMTCN

Rebecca McClelland, MSN-Ed, RN, OCN

Brittni Prosdocimo, MSN, RN, BMTCN

Gina R. Quinlan, BSN, RN, CCM, BMTCN

Linda B. Robertson, DrPH, MSN, RN

Jessica Sarno, MSN, ACNP-BC, AOCNP

Monica Siegel, MSN, CRNP, AOCNP

Anne Stewart, CRNP, AOCNP, ACNP-B

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.

Available Credit

  • 14.00 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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