Credit Available - See Contact Hours tab below.
RN, CNS, NP
This program is designed for oncology nurses seeking a general oncology review in preparation for the ONCC® OCN Exam. We will focus on the following categories from the 2018 OCN blueprint: cancer continuum, oncology nursing prac-tice, cancer treatment modalities, symptom management, palliative care, oncologic emergencies and psychosocial dimensions of care. This is not meant to be an introductory course, but rather a comprehensive review of basic oncology nursing practice.
This program prepares the learner to:
Demonstrate preparedness to challenge the OCN Exam.
Identify personal learning gaps requiring attention prior to challenging the OCN Exam.
Discuss and practice test-taking skills and strategies.
Review the assessment and diagnostic findings associated with oncology conditions.
Identify the nurse's role in the management and care of patients across the cancer trajectory.
Discuss the clinical presentation and evidence-based intervention of common oncologic emergencies.
Identify models of survivorship in oncology practice.
Contact Hours: 14 (Includes 4 Pharmacology Contact Hours)
MED-ED, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
MED-ED, Inc. is an approved provider by the following State Boards of Nursing: Florida/FBN 50-1286 and California #CEP10453.
Mary is an accomplished oncology clinical nurse leader and educator with 34 years of experience. She has participated in major changes in nursing and has actively contributed to the growth of the oncology nursing practice. Currently, Mary is an oncology clinical nurse educator working at a large healthcare system in south Florida. She is responsible for the professional development of oncology nurses, assisting them in transforming the care at the bedside through education and practice. She has designed and presented oncology orientations and OCN® review courses, including the ONS chemotherapy biotherapy certificate course.
Mary is involved in the guidance of nursing practice in a busy oncology, blood and marrow transplant unit, assisting the bedside nurse in providing patient and family-centered care. She is an energetic educator who is able to present advanced concepts in an interesting and memorable manner.
Mary has presented at numerous nursing conferences, including nationally at the Oncology Nursing Society Congress and American Society of Blood & Marrow Transplant Tandem Conference. She is an active member of ONS, Infusion Nurses Society and the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Florida chapter. Mary received her BScN degree from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, her MEd from the University of Toronto and her MSN from Florida Atlantic University. She is both an oncology certified nurse (OCN) and a Blood & Marrow Transplant Certified Nurse (BMTCNTM).
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Charlotte, NC 28203
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