The ONS Fundamentals of Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy Administration™ course provides nurses with the tools to understand how antineoplastic medications are used in cancer and non-cancer treatment, the effect of medication-related toxicities, and evidence-based recommendations to manage and treat these toxicities. The content of this course is aligned with the ONS Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations for Practice (second edition).
This expanded and revised course has been designed to include new antineoplastic therapies approved since the prior version, as well as new evidence relating to nursing care of the patient receiving these therapies.
This course will provide you with a foundational level of knowledge about antineoplastic therapy, how they are used in cancer and noncancer treatment, and the effects on the patients who receive them.
Consider the advanced level ONS/ONCC Chemotherapy Immunotherapy Certificate™ course for a deeper dive into content along with advanced-level topics.
Consider the Foundations of Oncology Nursing Practice Bundle. This bundle includes three foundational courses: Cancer Basics, Cancer Biology, and ONS Fundamentals of Chemotherapy Immunotherapy Administration™.
This course includes the following new features:
Upon successful completion of the course post-test with a score of 80% or higher and completion of the course evaluation, you will receive:
Upon completion of this activity, the learner will demonstrate fundamental-level knowledge of antineoplastic administration by passing the post-test with score of 80% or higher.
This course is designed to meet the educational needs of nurses and other healthcare professionals new to oncology who provide care for patients receiving antineoplastic therapy and/or those preparing for a nursing practice that includes administration for non-oncology indications.
No more than 10 total ILNA points may be claimed for the program. Up to 0.5 points may be applied to Care Continuum (AOCNP) OR Psychosocial Dimensions of Care (OCN, AOCNP, CBCN, BMTCN). Up to 10 points may be applied to Oncology Nursing Practice (OCN, CBCN) OR Treatment (AOCNP). Up to 7 points may be applied to Treatment (OCN, CBCN). Up to 3 points may be applied to Symptom Management, Palliative Care, Supportive Care (OCN). Up to 1.0 point may be applied to Oncologic Emergencies (OCN, AOCNP, CBCN) OR Transplant Process and Infusion (BMTCN) OR Professional Practice/Performance (BMTCN).