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Oncology Nurse Certification - OCN®
Package - Video
$299.99 USD
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Package - Video   Instructions
Multi-disc DVD recording (12 hours, 57 minutes) with electronic manual and instructions.
PESI HealthCare
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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At the completion of this program, you should be able to:
  1. Analyze topics within the OCN® Test Blueprint to further assist in self-study or preparation for the examination.
  2. Demonstrate understanding of the OCN® Test Blueprint content areas:
  3. Analyze various cancer health promotion, screening and early detection activities
  4. Assess the scientific basis of oncology practice
  5. Differentiate the various modalities available in the treatment of cancers
  6. Apply symptom management strategies for various treatment-related side effects
  7. Develop individualized interventions to meet the psychosocial needs of cancer patients
  8. Summarize oncologic emergencies and nursing interventions
  9. Outline survivorship and follow-up care for patients
  10. Discuss palliative and end-of-life care
  11. Identify topics in the professional performance content of the test blueprint
  12. Complete practice tests developed to test knowledge of test blueprint content.

This OCN® review course follows the test blueprint outline for the current test. Please feel free to review the ONCC website for the specifics on the outline and recommended requirements to sit for the exam

Day One
  1. Health Promotion, Screening, and Early Detection Scientific Basis for Practice and Treatment Modalities
    1. Surgery
    2. Bone Marrow Transplantation
    3. Radiation Therapy
    4. Chemotherapy
    5. Targeted Therapy
    6. Biotherapy
  2. Symptom Management
    1. Toxicity and grading scales
    2. Anatomical and surgical alterations
    3. Pharmacologic interventions
    4. Complementary and integrative modalities
    5. Alterations in:
      1. Hematologic function
      2. Immune function
      3. Gastrointestinal function
      4. Genitourinary function
      5. Integumentary function
      6. Respiratory function
      7. Cardiovascular function
      8. Neurological function
      9. Musculoskeletal function
      10. Nutritional status
      11. Comfort and pain management
  3. Psychosocial Dimensions of Care
    1. Cultural, spiritual, and religious diversity
    2. Financial concerns and available resources
    3. Altered body image
    4. Support groups
    5. Learning styles and barriers to learning
    6. Social relationships and family dynamics
    7. Coping mechanisms and skills
    8. Psychosocial disturbances and alterations
    9. Sexuality

Day Two
  1. Oncologic Emergencies
    1. Thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura (TTP)
    2. Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH)
    3. Systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS)
    4. Sepsis
    5. Septic shock
    6. Tumor lysis syndrome
    7. Hypersensitivity
    8. Anaphylaxis
    9. Hypercalcemia
    10. Cardiac tamponade
    11. Spinal cord compression
    12. Superior vena cava syndrome
    13. Increased intracranial pressure
    14. Obstructions - bowel and urinary
    15. Pneumonitis
    16. Extravasations
  2. Survivorship Care
  3. Palliative and End of Life Care
  4. Professional Performance


Anna Liza Rodriguez is currently the Director of Oncology, Women's, and Children's Services and the Pain Center at a 360-bed academic teaching hospital in Chicago. In this role, she is responsible for patient care, quality and service excellence, operational and financial efficiency, program development, strategic planning for service line growth, regulatory compliance and accreditation. Anna Liza recognizes the challenges facing leaders in today's healthcare landscape. She will share her insights in developing critical leader competencies, effectively leading diverse teams, managing business unit financials, and engaging and mentoring staff.

Throughout her career, Anna Liza has worked in various specialties including geriatrics, rehabilitation, medical-surgical, obstetrics, hematology, oncology, and stem cell transplantation. She has also held various positions along the way, including: staff nurse, charge nurse, clinical coordinator, manager, director, and director of service lines.

Anna Liza developed and facilitated charge nurse and clinical coordinator trainings for emerging leaders. She teaches an oncology certification review course and is a published author of several abstracts, articles and book chapters. She speaks regionally and nationally on various clinical and leadership topics. She is an active member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and the Oncology Nursing Society.
Continuing Education Credits
For U.S. and Canadian customers, CE is available for $19.99 USD per participant. International CE rates may vary; please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations.

Certificates of Successful Completion will be emailed, faxed or mailed to participants completing the post-test/evaluation and paying the CE fee.

**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

Nurses/Nurse Practitioners/Clinical Nurse Specialists - Credit Expired: 5/6/2017
No CE available for this board.

California Nurses: PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #: 13305 for 12.5 self-study contact hours.

You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Florida Nurses:
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 12.5 self-study contact hours.

*FLORIDA PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact You will need to provide the full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.

Iowa Nurses: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 15.2 self-study contact hours.

You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Other Professions
This self-study activity qualifies for 12.5 clock hours of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.

Disclaimer: **Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.
**It is your ethical responsibility to report accurate hours to your licensing board.
**All self-study participants must complete and pass (80% or better) a post-test/evaluation prior to receiving a certificate of completion. If you require a copy of the test/evaluation for CE purposes, please print at the time you take the test. Or you may call our customer service department and a copy of your test/evaluation will be emailed to you. Please allow 30-45 days.

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Advanced Practice Nurses, Clinical Nurse Specialists