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Sat, May 04


BONS OCN Review Course

OCN Review Course ~ Virtual

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Time & Location

May 04, 2024, 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM EDT

BONS OCN Review Course


About The Event

This course is taught by eight (8) practicing Oncology Nurses from across the greater Boston area and will include case studies, polling questions, and test-taking hints.

Discount code for StatPearls will be shared at our event! For those not familiar, StatPearls is a question bank repository that allows nurses to practice tests and questions ahead of the OCN certification exam. 


7:30 AM 7:40 AM

Introduction, Overview of Certification Test,

Tips for Testing plus pre-evaluation

Michelle Ranaghan, MSN, RN, CRNI, OCN

7:40 AM 8:45 AM

Science of Cancer

+ Carcinogenesis, pathophysiology

+ Diagnosis, staging & clinical trials

Brian Beardslee, MSN, RN

8:45 AM 9:25 AM

Treatment Modalities

+ Targeted Therapies: Breast Case Study

Loren Winters, ANP-BC, OCN, DipACLM, CHWC

9:25 AM 10:05 AM

Treatment Modalities

+ Radiation: Breast Case Study

Elisabeth Costigan, MSN, RN, CNP, OCN

10:05 AM 10:15 AM - 10 MINUTE BREAK -

10:15 AM 11:15 AM

Treatment Modalities

+ Chemotherapy

+ Bone Marrow Transplant: AML Case Study

Nadia Alcindor, MSN, RN

11:15 AM 12:15 PM 

Professional Scope and Standards 

Nellee Fine, BSN, MA, RN, AOCN

12:15 PM 12:45 PM - 30 MINUTE LUNCH BREAK -

12:45 PM 1:45 PM

Oncology Nursing Practice

+ Care Across the Continuum

+ Survivorship, Psychosocial & Advance Care Planning

Kim Noonan, DNP, ANP, AOCN

1:45 PM 2:45 PM

Oncology Nursing Practice

+ Cancer Pain Management

+ End of Life Care

Christina Kim, AGPCNP-BC

2:45 PM 2:55 PM - 10 MINUTE BREAK -

2:55 PM 3:30 PM

Treatment Modalities:

+ Surgery: Pancreatic Case Study

Jackie Tuskan, MSN, RN, OCN

3:30 PM 4:30 PM

Treatment Modalities: 

+ Immunotherapy: Melanoma Case Study

Michelle Ranaghan, MSN, RN, CRNI, OCN


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