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cover image - Core Curriculum for Oncology Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,5th Edition
ISBN: 9781455775590
Page Count: 624
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $98.95

Core Curriculum for Oncology Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition

by ONS, Joanne K. Itano, PhD, RN, APRN, Jeannine Brant, PhD, APRN, AOCN, Francisco Conde and Marlon Saria

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Core Curriculum for Oncology Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,5th Edition
ISBN: 9781455775590
Page Count: 624
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $98.95
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There’s no other OCN® Exam review resource like it! The Core Curriculum for Oncology Nursing, 5th Edition is the only review book for the OCN Examination developed in collaboration with Oncology Nursing Society (ONS). Based on the latest test blueprint for the OCN Exam, this book covers the entire scope of practice for oncology nursing — in an outline format that emphasizes important information and streamlines your review. Edited by Joanne Itano, a certified oncology nurse, The Core Curriculum is recognized as the definitive review tool for the OCN exam. Whether you’re preparing for your initial OCN certification or getting recertified, you cannot do without this resource!

    • Definitive preparation guide for the OCN® Examination is developed in collaboration with, and endorsed by, the Oncology Nursing Society, the parent organization of the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC), which administers the OCN Examination.
    • Coverage of the entire scope of oncology care includes quality of life, protective mechanisms, gastrointestinal and urinary function, cardiopulmonary function, oncologic emergencies, the scientific basis for practice, health promotion, and professional performance.
    • Nearly 60 colorful illustrations and more than 150 summary tables explain complex concepts in oncology nursing, including up-to-date cancer staging information.
    • Coverage of pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic interventions includes both traditional and alternative therapies.
    • Outline format provides a quick-reference review that begins with theory and continues through the steps of the nursing process.
    • NEW! Revised and updated content reflects the latest OCN® Examination test blueprint.
    • NEW! Updates on cancer treatment and related nursing care include the most current and accurate information, preparing you for exams and for clinical practice. 
    • NEW! Emphasis on QSEN competencies is designed to reduce errors in oncology nursing practice with a focus on safety and evidence-based practice, including a Safety Alert icon and a High-Alert Medications icon for cancer chemotherapy drugs. 
    • NEW! Coverage of application of the nursing process is streamlined to emphasize collaborative problems, goal setting, interventions, and evaluation.
  • Part One: Health Promotion, Screening and Early Detection
    1. Epidemiology, Prevention, and Health Promotion
    2. Screening and Early Detection
    Part Two: Scientific Basis for Practice
    3. Carcinogenesis
    4. Immunology
    5. Genetic Risk Factors
    6. Research Protocols and Clinical Trials
    7. Breast Cancer
    8. Lung Cancer
    9. Cancers of the Gastrointestinal Tract
    10. Cancers of the Reproductive System
    11. Cancers of the Urinary System
    12. Skin Cancer
    13. Head and Neck Cancers
    14. Cancers of the Neurologic System
    15. Leukemia
    16. Lymphoma and Multiple Myeloma
    17. Bone and Soft Tissue Cancers
    18. HIV-Related Cancers
    Part Three: Treatment Modalities
    19. Nursing Implication of Surgical Treatment
    20. Nursing Implications of Blood and Marrow Transplant
    21. Nursing Implications of Radiation Therapy
    22. Nursing implications of Chemotherapy
    23. Nursing implications of Targeted Therapies and Biotherapy
    24. Nursing implications of Support Therapies and Procedures
    Part Four: Symptom Management
    25. Pharmacologic Interventions
    26. Complimentary and Integrative Modalities
    27. Alterations in Hematologic and Immune Function
    28. Alterations in Gastrointestinal Function
    29. Alterations in Genitourinary Function
    30. Alterations in Musculoskeletal, Integumentary and Neurologic Functions
    31. Alterations in Respiratory Function
    32. Alterations in Cardiovascular Function
    33. Alterations in Nutritional Status
    34. Comfort
    Part Five: Psychosocial Dimensions of Care
    35. Cultural, Spiritual, and Religious Diversity
    36. Altered Body Image
    37. Coping Mechanisms and Skills
    38. Psychosocial Disturbances and Alterations
    39. Sexuality
    Part Six: Oncologic Emergencies
    40. Metabolic Emergencies
    41. Structural Emergencies
    Part Seven: Survivorship
    42. Survivorship
    Part Eight: Palliative and End-of-life Care
    43. Palliative and End-of-life Care
    Part Nine: Professional Practice
    44. Evidence-Based Practice and Standards of Oncology Nursing
    45. Education Process
    46. Legal Issues
    47. Ethical Issues
    48. Professional Issues
  • ONS, Joanne K. Itano, PhD, RN, APRN, Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs; Associate Professor of Nursing, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, Jeannine Brant, PhD, APRN, AOCN, Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist and Nurse Scientist, Billings Clinic, Billings, Montana, Francisco Conde, Francisco A. Conde, PhD, AOCNS®, FAAN
    Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
    Queen’s Medical Center
    Honolulu, HI and Marlon Saria, Marlon Garzo Saria, MSN, RN, AOCNS
    Clinical Nurse Specialist
    Moores Cancer Center
    University of California San Diego
    La Jolla, California
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