Nursing Services

Chemo/Bio Course

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Program Covers:

  • Biology of Cancer
  • Classification and actions of chemotherapy agents
  • Biotherapy: Monoclonal Antibodies & Molecular Targeted Agents
  • Safe practices in Chemotherapy Administration
  • Safe handling of chemotherapy agents
  • Chemotherapy verification processes
  • Complications of Chemotherapy Administration
  • Extravasations
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Cytokine release syndrome
  • Cancer treatment toxicities
    including fatigue, myelosuppression and organ toxicities
  • Oncologic emergencies
  • Assessment of the Cancer Patient

  • This two-day course is intended for Registered Nurses wishing to increase knowledge and understanding of managing patients receiving cancer treatments.
  • There is a registration fee of $100 for nurses who are not employed by the Huntsman Cancer Institute or University Hospital Resource Nursing departments.
  • This continuing nursing education activity was approved for 12 continuing nursing education hours by the Utah Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • Participants must attend the entire course and pass the post-test with a minimum score of 80% to receive completion certificate.

For more information, please contact: Annette Welch

For more information about Nursing Services, contact Sue Childress:
801-587-4754 or 801-585-9755