Two Day Course: Wednesday, June 15th and Thursday, June 16th
Hours: 8am - 5pm
Summary: 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 and post-test, participants 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.
13.5 Contact hours will be awarded by ONS.
* Please not the Following:
This course is free to NYP Employees who work on units that administer chemotherapy only on the following units:
Cornell Campus-10 C/S/W, Payson 6
Columbia Campus- HIP 13, HIP 14, 6HN and 6HS
This course is for nurses who care for adult oncology patients. ONS offers a course for nurses who care for pediatric oncology patients, please contact ONS for information.
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.
Seats are limited, so please register early. We do not accept phone registration.
Only pre-payments will guarantee you a seat.
Walk-in registration cannot be guaranteed admission.
The NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital School of Continuing Education for Nurses is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New York State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.