Adult Oncology Concentration

Students who graduate with a concentration in adult oncology will hae gained a foundation of knowledge and skill for an advanced practice nursing role in the care of adults with cancer.

The adult oncology concentration consists of didactic courses and clinical experience to provide a foundation of knowledge and skill for an advanced practice nursing role in the care of adults with cancer. Students enrolled in this concentration are expected to complete the designated seminars and clinical practicum. Opportunities for scholarly activities with faculty will be available and encouraged.

The concentration is open to students in all adult advanced practice nursing programs. Students are required to take 615b, Principles of Oncology Practice, in spring of the first year; and 803a/b, Advanced Management of Oncology Problems, and 804a/b, Clinical Practicum Oncology, in the final year. Students are required to complete a concentration application in their first specialty year.