COURSE DATES: August 25 – 26, 2011, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Anderson Regional Cancer Center
1704 23rd Ave, Meridian, MS 39301
Shelley C. Rucker, BS, RN, OCN
Michelle Williams RN, MSN, OCN
The Oncology Nursing Society’s (ONS) Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Course provides a comprehensive review of the knowledge needed to administer cytotoxic and biotherapeutic agents.
Upon successful completion of the course, post-test and course evaluation registered nurses will receive an ONS Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Provider Card. This card validates the participant has the theoretical foundation needed to administer cytotoxic and biotherapeutic agents. The card is valid for two years.
Upon completion of the course, the participant will be able to:
Registration Information: Mail application and course fee to Wayne Herrington, at Anderson Regional Cancer Center, 1704 23rd Ave., Meridian, MS 39301
Registration Deadline: August 5, 2011.
Course Fee: $250.00
The course fee includes: all course materials, copy of the Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Guidelines and Recommendation for Practice, 3rd Ed., and Continuing Nursing Education Credits. Lunch and refreshments are provided both days.
Participants must be licensed registered nurses who have been employed as such for a minimum of six months. This course content is appropriate for nurses who are new to chemotherapy administration, as well as for those who want a comprehensive review.
Continuing Nursing Education Credit:
ONS will award 13.5 contact hours to nurses who attend this program in its entirety.
ONS is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
ONS is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the California State Board of Registered Nursing, Provider No. 2850.
Cancellation/Refund Policy: The registration fee minus a $16.00 processing fee will be refunded if cancellation is made 3 days in advance of the course start date.
The ONS Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Course is NOT a certification course, and is not intended to measure competency. Individual institutions are responsible for determining their own requirements for assessing clinical competency.
If you have questions, please contact: Sybil Kamper at 604-482-1555 or Wayne Herrington at 601-485-5081