Basic Oncology Class

Target Audience

This course content is appropriate for nurses who are new to cancer nursing or who would like a review.

Educational Objectives

  • Discuss cancer cell biology and mechanisms of metastasis
  • Identify the treatment modalities for cancer
  • Explain the goals of cancer therapy.
  • Describe myelosuppression and the care of patients with myelosuppression
  • Discuss pain assessment and management in cancer care
  • Identify signs and symptoms of electrolyte imbalance in cancer patients
  • Describe common oncologic emergencies
  • Identify key nursing assessment considerations when caring for cancer patients
  • Discuss psychosocial assessment and interventions in cancer care

Continuing Education Credit

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider CEP 15199 for 7 contact hours. No partial credit will be given.

Course Faculty

Cathleen Sugarman, RN, MSN, AOCNS

Course Fee

Free to Scripps employees
$80 for non-Scripps employees


Scripps employees can register via LMS


Registration Deadline January 6, 2014

Cancellation/Refund Policy

No refunds will be provided after January 6, 2014.

Building next to CFLI
9444 Farnham Street
Ste 205
San Diego, CA 92123
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Event details
Date Time
Tue, Jan 14th, 2014 - Tue, Jan 14th, 2014 8 am - 4:30 pm