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Oncology Nursing

Course Description

Teaching and Learning is designed to enable the learner to acquire and apply the knowledge, skills and attitudes about teaching and learning for the provision of nursing services, education and on lifelong learning.

Required Readings

Bradshaw, M.J., Lowenstein, A.J. (2014). Innovative teaching strategies in nursing (6th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett. Chapters: 1,2,5,9,10,11,13 & 15

Call Number: RT 71 .F84 2014

Gaberson, K.B., Oermann, M.H. & Shellenbarger, T. (2015). Clinical teaching strategies in nursing (4th ed.). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company. Chapters 8, 14 & 15.

Call Number: RT 73 .G33 2015


Iwasiw, C.L. & Goldenberg, D. (2015). Curriculum development in nursing education (3rd ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett. Chapters: 1,4,7,8,11,12 &15

Call Number: RT 71 .I93 2015


James, A. & Francis, K. (2011). Mandatory continuing professional education: What is the prognosis? Collegian 18(3), 131-136.

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Nsemo, A.D., John,M.E., Etifit, R.E., Mgbekem, M.A. & Oyira, E.J. (2013). Clinical nurses’ perception of continuing professional education as a tool for quality service delivery in public hospitals Calabar, Cross River State, NigeriaNurse Education in Practice 13(4), 328-334.

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Recommended Readings

  1. Pool, I., Poell, R. & Cate, O.T. (2013). Nurses’ and managers’ perceptions of continuing professional development for older and younger nurses: A focus group study. International Journal of Nursing Studies 50(1), 34-43. 

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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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