Oncology Nursing as a Specialty: The Education, Scope, and Standards for Advanced Practice Nursing in Oncology

Linda A. Jacobs

Raymond Scarpa

Joanne L. Lester

Julia Smith

ONF 2004, 31(3), 507-509. DOI: 10.1188/04.ONF.507-509

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