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Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Oncology Nursing Certificate Program

The online certificate program in oncology nursing is designed for advanced practice, and BSN-prepared nurses wishing to advance their oncology knowledge and skills.  This program covers the continuum of cancer care - genetic risk assessment and testing, primary prevention, acute care, and palliative care.   

Program Prerequisites: Bachelor's degree in nursing and clinical experience in an oncology nursing practice area are required.

Required Courses (10 semester hours)Semester
GNUR 463: Cancer Genomics 3
GNUR 467: Cancer: Supportive Care and Symptom Management 2
GNUR 470: Cancer Pathophysiology and Disease Management 3
GNUR 471: Palliative Care 2



Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Undergraduate Programs: 1032 West Sheridan Road, BVM Hall, 8th Floor, Room 800, Chicago, IL 60660 · 773.508.3249

Graduate Programs: Medical Center Campus · 2160 South First Avenue, Building 125-4500, Maywood, IL 60153 · 708.216.9101

Health Sciences Division: Loyola University Chicago, 2160 S. First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153 · http://www.LUC.edu/hsd

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