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Oncology Nursing

Course Description

Cancer Treatment Modalities is designed to provide learners with an understanding of the major treatment modalities, their modes of action, application in cancer care and common side effects. In addition, the need for patient and family education will be discussed.

Required Readings

Appel, C.P. (2007). Biotherapy. In M.E. Langhorne, J.S. Fulton & S.E. Otto (Eds.). Oncology nursing (5th ed.). (377-387) St. Louis, MI: Mosby.

Call number: RC 266 .053 2007

Aistars, J. (2007). Radiation therapy. In M.E. Langhorne, J.S. Fulton & S.E. Otto (Eds.). Oncology nursing (5th ed.). (346-361) St. Louis, MI: Mosby.

Call number: RC 266 .053 2007

Lester, J. (2007). Surgery. In M.E. Langhorne, J.S. Fulton & S.E. Otto (Eds.). Oncology nursing (5th ed.). (337-345) St. Louis, MI: Mosby.

Call number: RC 266 .053 2007

Otto, S. (2007). Chemotherapy. In M.E. Langhorne, J.S. Fulton & S.E. Otto (Eds.). Oncology nursing (5th ed.). (362-376) St. Louis, MI: Mosby.

Call number: RC 266 .053 2007

Payne, J.K. (2007). Cancer clinical trials. In M.E. Langhorne, J.S. Fulton & S.E. Otto (Eds.). Oncology nursing (5th ed.). (454-461) St. Louis, MI: Mosby

Call number: RC 266 .053 2007

 

Recommended Readings

Choi, S-E. & Kim, H-S. (2012). Sodium bicarbonate solution versus chlorhexidine mouthwash in oral care of acute leukemia patients undergoing induction chemotherapy: A randomized controlled trialAsian Nursing Research 6 (2012). 60-66.
Nappa, U., Rasmussen, B.H., Axelsson, B. & Lindqvist, O. (2014). Challenging situations when administering palliative chemotherapy – A nursing perspectiveEuropean Journal of Oncology Nursing 18 (5). 591-597. 

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Additional Resources

Oncology Nursing Society eBooks (accessible via intranet):

1. Cancer Basics (2010) 

2. Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations 4th Ed. (2014)

3. Palliative Practices From A–Z for the Bedside Clinician 2nd Ed. (2008)

4. A Guide to Oncology Symptom Management 2nd Ed. (2015)

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