ONS Fundamentals of Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy Administration Renewal™



Renew your ONS Fundamentals Provider Card!

This renewal course is for those who have taken the ONS Fundamentals of Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy Administration™ course.

ONS Fundamentals of Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy Administration Renewal™ builds on the lessons you received in the ONS Fundamentals of Chemotherapy Immunotherapy Administration™ course to ensure that your chemotherapy and immunotherapy knowledge remains current and you’re continuing to progress as an experienced oncology RN.

Eligibility: If you have successfully completed the ONS Fundamentals of Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy Administration™, you will be eligible to renew through this course, assuming that you are not more than 30 days past your expiration date. Check your ONS Fundamentals Provider Card or ONS profile for the expiration date of your card. If you are registering after your ONS Fundamentals Provider Card is expired, please email help@ons.org to register for this course. This renewal course will renew the ONS Fundamentals Provider Card that you earned through ONS Fundamentals of Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy Administration™.

This course is offered on demand. Instructions on how to immediately access the course will be sent to you in an automatically generated email receipt after you register.

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

To receive nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) contact hours, the following requirements must be met prior to the closing date and time of the course: 

  • Achieve 80% or higher on the post‐test. (Note: You will have two [2] attempts to achieve a score of 80% or higher on the post-test.)
  • Completion of the course evaluation. A course evaluation MUST be completed to be granted the NCPD contact hours. The evaluation link is locked until passing the post-test.
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Course Topics

  • Review of Antineoplastic Medications
  • Important Administration Concepts
  • Routes of Administration
  • PPE and Safe Handling
  • Infusion-Related Complications
  • Infusion Reactions and Hypersensitivity
  • Adverse Effects and Symptom Management

Expected Outcomes

Upon completion of this activity, the learner will demonstrate knowledge of chemotherapy and immunotherapy administration by passing the post-test with score of > 80%.

Target Audience

This course is limited to nurses who took ONS Fundamentals of Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy Administration™ and presently hold and desire to maintain a current ONS Fundamentals Provider Card.

ILNA Breakdown

Up to 5.75 ILNA points may be applied to Care Continuum OR Oncologic Emergencies OR Oncology Nursing Practice OR Professional Practice / Performance OR Symptom Management, Palliative Care, Supportive Care OR Treatment. No more than 5.75 total points may be claimed for the program.

Frequently Asked Questions

I didn't pass the test. Can I retest?

Each learner will have two attempts to successfully pass the post-test. All attempts must be completed before the course closes.

If you are unsuccessful in meeting the requirements to earn NCPD within the stated time and test attempts or completion of the evaluation during your access to the course, ONS will not grant additional testing or evaluation opportunities, extensions, transfers, cancellations, or refunds. If you are unsuccessful in earning NCPD and wish to pursue additional attempts, you will need to purchase and register for access to a new course.

Technical Requirements

For optimal performance, and to fully participate in ONS online courses, it will be necessary to use one of the browsers listed below.

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*Use of an earlier version will prohibit the ability to post discussions or view some materials within the course properly.

After upgrading to one of these supported browser versions, please ensure your computer is set up to support the following additional requirements before beginning the lessons.

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