Course Catalog


Context of Cancer Nursing Care

This is the second course in a two-semester Oncology sequence. This course is designed to allow students to expand their knowledge of the most common cancers in adults, focusing on the delivery of evidence-based cancer nursing care and developmental, social, cultural, economic, and political issues that impact cancer patients and families. Content related to symptom management, survivorship, and end of life care will be integrated throughout the course. Each student will be guided in the independent exploration of their phenomena of interest via self directed learning activities, including, but not limited to a systematic review of the literature, consultation with experts, writing a small grant or exploration of a clinical topic of interest culminating In a student presentation and publishable manuscript.

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