Talking About Cancer Treatments
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about different kinds of cancer treatments and some cancer medications.

Course Publication Date: May 08, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:CT042220
Contact Hours:3.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Pain Management
Critical Care Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Oncologic Medicine
Women's Health
Learning Objectives
  • Describe how cancer grows.

  • State the median age at diagnosis for cancer of all sites.

  • List the three most common types of cancer treatment.

  • Discuss common problems that might be faced immediately after surgery and longer-term complications that might occur.

  • State two goals of radiation therapy.

  • Name two types of radiation therapy.

  • Name two goals of chemotherapy.

  • State two possible side effects of chemotherapy.


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