- Status Open
- Date(s) Apr 8 - 9, 2013
- Location Charlotte AHEC
- RoomClassroom 11/12
- Registration is Closed
- $170.00 Registration (After March 18th) Breakfast, Lunch and Materials Provided
- 13.90CNE Contact Hours
Oncology Nursing Certification Review Course
*Registration payment includes Credit Cards and Interfund Transfers ONLY.
The course is designed for nurses who would like a comprehensive review of basic oncology nursing and for nurses preparing to take the Oncology Nursing Certification Examination
** This course is co-sponsored by Levine Cancer Institute
Please visit the ONCC website to view eligibility criteria, deadline dates for registration, testing fees, and testing location sites.
This 2-day course provides an overview of the eleven major content areas of the OCN test blueprint and successful strategies for preparing and taking the oncology nursing certification examination.
Jane Clark, PhD, RN, OCN, AOCN, GNP-C
Brings 40 years of oncology nursing experience in clinical care, education, research, and consultation to her role as the instructor for the Oncology Nursing Certification Review Course. She currently serves as a consultant to the Georgia Center for Oncology Research and Education, Inc. Jane is a charter member of the Oncology Nursing Society and is active at both the local chapter and national levels. She has served on the Role Delineation Teams for both the OCN and AOCN examinations and was co-editor for the Core Curriculum for Oncology Nursing, 2nd Edition. Previous attendees have described Jane’s teaching fast-paced, engaging, practical, and thought-provoking.
• Describe the major elements of the OCN test blueprint and test-taking strategies
• Apply standards of oncology nursing in cancer care settings
• Discuss the scientific basis for oncology nursing practice
• Identify strategies to promote health and prevent cancer
• List evidence-based recommendations for cancer screening strategies
• Define the impact of major cancer treatment modalities on nursing care of patients
• Describe nursing care to address psychosocial responses to cancer
• Discuss nursing care to identify patients at-risk and monitor for high-incidence oncologic emergencies
• Describe nursing assessments, interventions, and evaluation strategies for prevention and management of cancer and cancer treatment symptoms
• Apply nursing process to address threats to sexuality in patients with cancer
• Apply nursing process to address end of life issues in patients with cancer
• Apply nursing process to address survivorship issues in patients diagnosed with cancer
Eligibility Criteria for Initial OCN® Certification
1) Current, active, unrestricted RN license at the time of application and examination, and
2) A minimum of one year (12 months) of experience as an RN within the three years (36 months) prior to application, and
3) A minimum of 1,000 hours of adult oncology nursing practice within the two-and-one-half years (30 months) prior to application, and
4) Completed a minimum of 10 contact hours of continuing nursing education or an academic elective in oncology nursing within the three years (36 months) prior to application. The contact hours must have been provided or formally approved by an accredited provider or approver of continuing nursing education. A maximum of five (50%) of the contact hours may be continuing medical education (CME) in oncology.
The participant is encouraged to register for the Oncology Nurse Certification Exam by logging onto www.oncc.org
- Paulina R Crass, BA, 704-512-7592
Apr 8 -
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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