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 NURS 612, Principles of Oncology Practice, in spring of the first year; and NURS 613, Advanced Management of Oncology Problems, and NURS 614, Clinical Practicum Oncology, in the final year. Students are required to complete a concentration application in their first specialty year.

Questions or for more information please contact Marianne J. Davies, DNP, MSN, RN, APRN, CNS-BC, ACNP-BC, AOCNP.

Marianne J. Davies, DNP, MSN, RN, APRN, CNS-BC, ACNP-BC, AOCNP

Assistant Professor of Nursing, Marianne J. Davies, returns to Yale University with multiple years of graduate teaching experience at YSN, and has been involved at Yale-New Haven Hospital’s Cancer Center since 1983. In the past Davies has worked as an advanced oncology certified nurse. She is currently an acute care nurse practitioner, advanced oncology certified nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist in adult health.

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