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Core Curriculum for Oncology Nursing

Published in collaboration with the ONS, this text is the definitive source for concepts and practices in oncology nursing and can be used for orientation of nurses to oncology, inservice and continuing education programs for practicing nurses, a basis for curriculum development in graduate programs, and as a review tool for certification. Based on the blueprint of the certification examination by the ONCC (Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation), the book is in outline format to help readers focus on the most important information. Instructor resources available; contact your sales representative for details.

Paperback, 992 Pages

Published: February 2005

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7216-0357-5

Contents

  • Part One. Quality of Life

    1. Comfort

    2. Coping: Psychosocial Issues

    3. Coping: Altered Body Image and Alopecia

    4. Coping: Cultural Issues

    5. Coping: Survivorship Issues and Financial Concerns

    6. Sexuality

    7. Supportive Care: Dying and Death

    8. Supportive Care: Rehabilitation and Resources

    9. Supportive Care: Supportive Therapies and Procedures

    10. Supportive Care: Pharmacologic Interventions

    11. Supportive Care: Nonpharmacologic Interventions

    Part Two: Protective Mechanisms

    12. Alterations in Mobility, Skin Integrity, and Neurologic Status

    13. Myelosuppression

    Part Three: Gastrointestinal and Urinary Function

    14. Alterations in Nutrition

    15. Alterations in Elimination

    Part Four: Cardiopulmonary Function

    16. Alterations in Ventilation

    17. Alterations in Circulation

    Part Five: Oncologic Emergencies

    18. Metabolic Emergencies

    19. Structural Emergencies

    Part Six: Scientific Basis for Practice

    20. Biology of Cancer and Carcinogenesis

    21. Immunology

    22. Genetics

    23. Nursing Care of the Client with Breast Cancer

    24. Nursing Care of the Client with Lung Cancer

    25. Nursing Care of the Client with Cancers of the GI Tract

    26. Nursing Care of the Client with Cancers of the Reproductive System

    27. Nursing Care of the Client with Cancers of the Urinary System

    28. Nursing Care of the Client with Skin Cancer

    29. Nursing Care of the Client with Head and Neck Cancer

    30. Nursing Care of the Client with Cancers of the Neurological System

    31. Nursing Care of the Client with Leukemia

    32. Nursing Care of the Client with Lymphoma and Multiple Myeloma

    33. Nursing Care of the Client with Soft Tissue and Bone Cancers

    34. Nursing Care of the Client with HIV-Related Cancers

    35. Nursing Implications of Surgical Treatment

    36. Nursing Implications of Radiation Therapy

    37. Nursing Implications of Biotherapy

    38. Nursing Implications of Antineoplastic Agents

    39. Preparation, Administration, and Disposal of Antineoplastic Agents

    40. Implications of Bone Marrow Transplantation

    41. Unproven/Alternative Therapies

    Part Seven: Health Promotion

    42. Early Detection of Cancer

    43. Epidemiology and Prevention of Cancer

    Part Eight: Professional Performance

    44. Application of the Statement on the Scope and Standards of Oncology Practice and Evidence-Based Practice

    45. The Education Process

    46. Legal Issues Influencing Cancer Care

    47. Ethical Issues in Cancer Care

    48. Cancer Economics

    49. Professional Issues in Cancer Care

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