APHON Pediatric Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Provider Course

Nursing Education

The Association of Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology Nurses (APHON) Pediatric Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Provider 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 APHON Pediatric Chemo-therapy and Biotherapy Provider Card. This card validates that the participant has completed the education and demonstrated the knowledge needed to administer chemotherapy and biotherapy agents to pediatric patients.

It is the responsibility of the participant to ensure their provider status is renewed with APHON every 2 years on or before the provider card expiration. Information regarding online renewal process is found on the APHON website at www.aphon.org.

Event Information

Date & Time(s)
November 29, 2012 and November 30, 2012
Description

The APHON Pediatric 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.

This program contains discussion of off-label uses (products used for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the FDA). All disclosures will be mentioned at the beginning of the course.

Audience

Participants must be licensed registered nurses. This course content is appropriate for nurses who are new to pediatric and adolescent chemotherapy and bio-therapy administration, as well as for those who want a comprehensive review.

Credit

The Association of Pediatric Hematology / Oncology Nurses (APHON) is accredited as a provider of continuing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 13.75 contact hours will be awarded. We urge you to be aware of the continuing education requirements of your own state board of nursing, especially for those states in which CE is mandatory.

Location Information

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
1275 York Avenue
New York, NY 10065

Contact Information

Contact

Josephine Nappi, MA, RN
Director, Nursing Professional Development/Education

Phone
212-639-6884
Fax
212-717-3451

Registration Information

Registration Details

Pre-registration is required. Confirmation of registration, location and time of program will be made upon receipt of registration.

The course fee includes: all course materials, copy of the Pediatric Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Curriculum, 3rd Ed., and Continuing Nursing Education Credits. Breakfast and Lunch provided on both days.

A $50 administrative fee will be charged for all refunds. No refunds after November 12.

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