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An Introduction to Oncology Emergencies - 60218
An Introduction to Oncology Emergencies

60218 l 1.50 contact hrs
by Jennifer Stephens, PhD(c), MA, RN, OCN
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The goal of this oncology emergency continuing education program is to provide nurses and lab and X-ray technologists an overview of what constitutes an oncology emergency and current best-practice interventions and recommendations. After you study the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify at least three oncology emergencies, including pathophysiology, etiology and clinical presentation
  • Provide at least two immediate interventions for each oncology emergency
  • Discuss three general client teaching points to help in preventing, detecting and treating oncology emergencies

Deena Damsky Dell, MSN, RN-BC, AOCN, LNC, who peer reviewed this course, has disclosed that she is on the speakers’ bureau for Genomic Health Inc.

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, laboratory professionals, and imaging and radiation therapists.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 10/6/2018

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