Study Guide for the Core Curriculum for Oncology Nursing / Edition 4

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Published in collaboration with the ONS, this Study Guide is a must-have for those who are taking the certification exam. The chapters parallel those presented in the Core Curriculum for Oncology Nursing, 4e. The number of questions in each chapter will correspond with the percentage of questions on that particular topic included in the certification exam. Answers and rationales for correct and incorrect responses are listed at the end of each chapter. The book also includes an updated bibliography for each subject.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780721603599
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 2/22/2005
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

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 Answer Key

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