Oncologic Emergencies



Oncologic emergencies can develop as a result of the underlying cancer, or from complications of the therapy used to treat cancer. The onset of an oncologic emergency can occur across all care settings, which emphasizes the importance of education and early recognition of these conditions. This course will review oncologic emergencies, associated risk factors, underlying pathophysiology, manifestations, assessment, treatment, and relevant nursing implications.

You will enjoy access for 180 days from date of purchase, after which you will no longer be able to access the course.


Course Topics

Oncologic Emergencies

Expected Outcomes

Identify the early signs of common oncologic emergencies.
Identify important patient education points regarding oncologic emergencies.

Target Audience

Registered Nurses

ILNA Breakdown

Up to 2.0 ILNA points may be applied to Oncologic Emergencies.  No more than 2.0 total points may be claimed for the program.

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