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					                                                                                                   GRADUATE PROGRAMS IN ONCOLOGY NURSING
                                                                                                              Categorized by State




                                                                                                       Post-Masters NP                  Eligibility for
                  Name                     Program Information            Requirements                  Requirements                 Credntialing Exams                 Program Options                           Other Information
                                                                                                                 CALIFORNIA
University of California, Los Angeles    Department(s) of Major Degree                           Post-Masters NP                    Eligibility for     Program Option                           Other Information
700 Tiverton Ave, Factor Building        Oncology               Requirements                     Requirements                       Credentialing Exams
Box 951702                               Acute Care             MSN                              Yes                                Adult Nurse         Online distant learning is NOT
Los AngelesCA 90095                                                                                                                 Practitioner        available
                                         Title of Specialty            Length of Program                                                                Weekend only
Phone                                    Oncology Nurse                2 years                                                                          Evenings only
310-825-7181                             Practitioner, Oncology                                                                                         Evening and weekends
                                         Clinical Nurse Specialist     Credit Hours in                                                                  Full-time only
Email                                                                  Oncology                                                                         Part-time option
University of California San Francisco   Program Information           Degree                    Post-Masters NP                    Eligibility for             Program Option                   Other information:
2 Koret Way, Box 0610                                                  Requirements              Requirements                       Credentialing Exams         Online distant learning is NOT   Courses are clustered on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Physiological Nursing                    Three oncology options:       Master of Science         N/A                                Certification as Clinical   available                        to accommdate the working student
San Francisco CA 94143-0610              1) CNS in Oncology,                                                                        Nurse Specialist; GNP;      Weekends only
                                         2) CNS dual specialty         Length of Program:                                           AOCNS; AOCNP                Evenings only
Phone                                    program in Oncology and       CNS in Oncology and                                                                      Evening and weekends
415-476-2191                             Genomics,                     Genetics -2 years;                                                                       Full-time only
                                         3) Oncology specialization    Onc/NP 3 years                                                                           Part-time option
Email                                    linked with NP in                                                                                                      Open enrollment
Theresa.koetters@nursing.ucsf.edu        Gerontological Nursing        Credit Hours in
                                                                       Oncology
Website                                  Department(s) of Major
www.ucsf.edu                             Physiological Nursing  Number of Specific
                                                                Cancer Nursing
Contact                                  Title of Specialty     Courses
Theresa Koetters, RN, MS                 Oncology               5 in Oncology CNS, 4
                                                                additional in Genomics
                                         Clinical Focus         for dual specialization
                                         Adults
                                         Pediatrics
                                         Older adult


                                                                                                                 CONNECTICUT
Yale School of Nursing                   Program Information           Degree                    Post-Masters NP             Eligibility for                    Program Option                   Other information
100 Church St. South                     Master's Program: Two         Requirements              Requirements                Credentialing Exams                Online distant learning is NOT   Master's Program: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.
New Haven CT 06536-0740                  Tracks1) CNS 2) NP            Bachelor's degree         Master's degree             ONS AOCNP; ONS                     available                        Clinical placements available in BMT units
                                                                                                                             AOCNS; ANCC ANP;                   Weekend only                     Doctoral Program: Katherine Jones, RN, PhD, Chair of
Phone                                    Department(s) of Major Length of Program                                            CNS                                Evenings only                    the Doctoral Program.
203-737-2357                             Adult Advanced Practice 4 semesters                                                                                    Evening and weekends             Center of Excellence for Chronic Illness Care, Director:
                                         Prorgam                                                                                                                Full-time option                 Ruth McCorkle, RN, PhD, FAAN
Email                                                            Credit Hours in                                                                                Part-time option – 3 years       (ruth.mccorkle@yale.edu), Florence Wald, Professor
tish.knobf@yale.edu                      Title of Specialty      Oncology                                                                                       Open enrollment                  Graduate Entry Prespecialty Nursing Program: for non-
                                         Oncology CNS and        9.5 didactic credits; 8.6-                                                                                                      nursing college graduates; three year program.
Website                                  Oncology NP             11 clinical credits                                                                                                             Contact Sharon Sanderson
http://info.med.yale.edu/nursing/                                                                                                                                                                (sharon.sanderson@yale.edu)
                                         Clinical Focus                Number of Specific
Contact                                  Oncology across the illness   Cancer Nursing
M. Tish Knobf, RN, PhD, AOCN, FAAN       continuum                     Courses
American Cancer Society                  Oncology CNS: Ambulatory      7-8 dependent on track
Professor Oncology Nursing               or hospital based settings    of study
                                         Oncology NP: Primarily
                                         ambulatory care settings
                                         (clinic. office, hospice,
                                         private practice)




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                                                                                                                 FLORIDA
University of South Florida College of   Program Information        Degree                  Post-Masters NP                    Eligibility for          Program Option                      Other Information
Nursing                                  Master of Science Degree   Requirements            Requirements                       Credentialing Exams      Online distant learning available
MDC Box 22, 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.   with a major in nursing    44 credit hours         Varies with the student; the       ONCC-AOCNP exam;         for core courses, not oncology
TampaFL 33612                                                                               most would be 24 credit hours.     ANCC-Acute Care NP       courses
                                         Department(s) of Major Length of Program                                              Exam
Phone                                    N/A                    2 years                                                                                 Does the student ever need to
813-974-2191                                                                                                                                            come to your campus
                                         Title of Specialty         Credit Hours in                                                                     Yes
Email                                    Oncology students are in   Oncology                                                                            No
smcmilla@hsc.usf.edu                     the Oncology Nursing       15 credit hours + 3                                                                 If yes, how often
                                         Concentration              thesis credit hours                                                                 Varies with the course; core
Website                                                             optional                                                                            courses are on-line; oncology
www.usf.edu                              Clinical Focus                                                                                                 courses are not.
                                         Oncology                   Number of Specific
Contact                                                             Cancer Nursing                                                                      Weekend only
Susan C. McMillan, PhD, ARNP, FAAN                                  Courses                                                                             Evenings only
                                                                    5                                                                                   Evening and weekends
                                                                                                                                                        Full-time only
                                                                                                                                                        Part-time option
                                                                                                                                                        Open enrollment




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                                                                                                                    GEORGIA
Nell Hodgson Woodruff                   Program Information        Degree                      Post-Masters NP                Eligibility for          Program Option                   Other Information
School of Nursing, Emory University                                Requirements                Requirements                   Credentialing Exams      Online distant learning is NOT   Students wishing to be eligible for both Nurse
1520 Clifton Road NE                    Department of Major                                    Customized by Program Director Students are eligible    available                        Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist will be
AtlantaGA    30322-4207                 Nursing                       Length of Program                                       for national                                              required to complete one additional semester of
                                                                      One year of full-time                                   certification as an      Weekend only                     supervised clinical work.
Phone                                   Title of Specialty            study or part-time is                                   Adult Nurse              Evenings only
404-727-7980                            Adult Oncology                available.                                              Practitioner (ANCC)      Evening and weekends
                                                                      39 semester hours with                                  and as an Advanced       Full-time only
email                                   Clinical Focus                over 600 hours of                                       Oncology Clinical        Part-time option
admit@nursing.emory.edu                 The Oncology specialty        directly supervised                                     Nurse Specialist         Open enrollment
                                        program within the Adult      clinical practice                                       (AOCNS) or an
Website                                 and Elder Health                                                                      Advanced Onclogy         Full-time or Part-time
www.nursing.emory.edu                   Department prepares           Credit Hours in                                         Certified Nurse          admission
                                        nurses for advanced           Oncology                                                Practitioner (AOCNP)     Classes two days per week in
Contact                                 practice roles in the care of 5                                                       by the Oncology          addition to clinicals
Andrea Clark                            patients with cancer and/or                                                           Nursing Certification    Rolling admission for fall,
Admission Advisor                       immunologic disorders and Number of Specific                                          Corporation (ONCC)       spring, or summer semesters
Phone: 404-727-7980                     their families. Through a     Cancer Nursing
Fax: 404-727-8509                       focused program of            Courses
                                        coursework and clinical       2
                                        preceptorships, students
                                        are exposed to innovations
                                        in treatment modalities
                                        and to the dynamic
                                        multifaceted role of the
                                        advanced practice nurse.
                                        Students may choose to
                                        focus on either the nurse
                                        practitioner or the clinical
                                        nurse specialist role.
                                        Students are prepared to
                                        meet the challenges of a
                                                                                                                    ILLINOIS
Loyola University Chicago               Program Information           Degree                   Post-Masters NP                Eligibility for          Program Option                   Other Information
Niehoff School of Nursing               Master of Science In          Requirements             Requirements                   Credentialing Exams      Oncology courses offered         Related work experience in oncology nursing
Maguire Building 105 Room 2840          Nursing degree.               CNS= 43 semester         MSN level courses in           Advanced Oncology        completely on-line               preferred. Students admitted without significant
216 South 1st AvenueMaywood, IL 60153   CNS track.                    hours                    pharmacology, advanced         Certified CNS                                             oncology experience are advised to take continuing
                                        Ability to also sub-          CNS combined with        physiology and advanced        (AOCNS) per                                               education oncology courses. Faculty design the clinical
Phone                                   specialize in management NP= 54 semester hours assessment. Required courses           ONSCNS/NP                                                 practicum for each student. Students have the option
(708) 216-9553                          or to blend in the Adult NP                            are customized by the Program graduates:Advanced                                         of dividing clinical time over several semesters.
                                        track.                        Length of Program        Director.                      Oncology Certified NP                                     Students are encouraged to take advantage of several
Email                                                                 43 semester hours of                                    (AOCNP) or ANCC                                           clinical and management electives.Offers Certificate
pfriend@luc.edu                         Department of Major           course work which                                       Adult NP exam                                             Program for BSN or post masters nurses wishing to
                                        Niehoff School of Nursing     includes 500 hrs of                                                                                               advance their knowledge and skills. Program
Website                                                               directly supervised                                                                                               consists of 4 on-line graduate courses (9 SH).
www.luc.edu/schools.nursing             Title of Specialty            clinical practice. PT
                                        Oncology Entrepreneur         study takes 2 ½ years.
Contact                                 CNS
Patricia J. Friend, PhD, AOCN                                         Credit Hours in
                                        Clinical Focus                Oncology
                                        Oncology across theCancer 11 credits from didactic
                                        care continuum (genetic       courses; 9 credits from
                                        screening, primary            clinical practicum.
                                        prevention, acute care,
                                        palliative care)Utilizing a   Number of Specific
                                        variety of community          Cancer Nursing
                                        linkages. Entrepreneurial     Courses
                                        opportunities and skills      5 didactic plus clinical
                                        emphasized for developing practicum
                                        strategic partnerships,
                                        influencing health care
                                        decision-making, providing
                                        fiscally sound
                                        management.


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                                                                                                                    INDIANA
Indiana University School of Nursing   Program Information          Degree                     Post-Masters NP                  Eligibility for          Program Option                   Other Information
1111 Middle DrRoom 312                 6 credit: Pathophysiology    Requirements               Requirements                     Credentialing Exams      Online distant learning is NOT
IndianapolisIN 46202                   of cancer (2 cr) & Advance   Elective courses within    Available as a post-master’s     AACN – Primary           available
                                       Management of the            the family Health          option                           Health care
Phone                                  Oncology Client ($ cr.       Nursing Department                                          Certification            Weekend only
317-274-2471                           Includes practicum                                                                                                Evenings only
                                       component).                  Length of Program                                                                    Evening and weekends
email                                                               MSN – 42 credits                                                                     Full-time only
cabean@IUPUI.edu                       Depart of Major                                                                                                   Part-time option
                                       Family Health Nursing        Credit Hours in                                                                      Open enrollment
Website                                Department                   Oncology
Nursing.iupui.edu                                                   6 credits possible (3 of
                                       Title of Specialty           42 required credits for
Contact                                Adult Nurse Practitioner     the MSN can come
Dr. Cheryl Bean                        with Oncology                from the Oncology
                                       Specialization               Option)

                                       Clinical Focus               Number of Specific
                                       Yes                          Cancer Nursing
                                                                    Courses
                                                                    2




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                                                                                                                  KENTUCKY
University of Kentucky                 Program Information      Degree                         Post-Masters NP                  Eligibility for      Program Option                        Other Information
College of Nursing                     Master of Science in     Requirements                   Requirements                     Credentialing Exams Online distant learning is available
309 College of Nursing,                Nursing                  Graduate gpa 3.0 or            M.S.N.                           Complete M.S.N. with
University of Kentucky                                          greater; cannot                                                 oncology focus       Does the student ever need to
Lexington KY     40536-0232            Department(s) of Major progress to another                                                                    come to your campus
                                       M.S.N                    course nor graduate                                                                  Yes
Phone                                                           with a grade of "C" or                                                               No
859- 323-5108                          Title of Specialty       lower in any course                                                                  If yes, how often
                                       MSN Adult Clinical Nurse with a clinical                                                                      1 times per month for most core
Email                                  Specialist               component                                                                            courses
conss@uky.edu
                                       Clinical Focus                Length of Program                                                                   Weekend only
Website                                Students in the Adult         40 credit hours which                                                               Evenings only
www.mc.uky.edu/nursing                 Clinical Nurse Specialist     includes 21 credit                                                                  Evening and weekends
                                       track can sub-specialize in   hours in core courses                                                               Full-time only
Contact                                Oncology                                                                                                          Part-time option
Becky Hudson                                                         Credit Hours in                                                                     Open enrollment
                                                                     Oncology
                                                                     project/papers/clinical
                                                                     courses have oncology
                                                                     focus

                                                                   Number of Specific
                                                                   Cancer Nursing
                                                                   Courses
                                                                   Project/papers/clinical
                                                                   courses have oncology
                                                                   focus
University of Louisville, School of    Title of Specialty          Degree                  Post-Master's NP                     Eligibility for          Program Options                   Other Information
Nursing                                Adult Oncology Clinical     Requirements            Requirments                          Credentialing Exams      Online distant learning is NOT    School of Nursing includes the Center for Cancer
555 S. Floyd St.K-Bldg, Rm. 3019       Nurse Specialist            MSN - A grade average In development phase.                  Advanced Oncology        available                         Nursing Education and Research. CCNER is a
Louisville, KY 40292                                               of 3.0 or better must                                        Nursing Certification                                      community-wide intervention to enhance cancer
                                       Clinical Focus              be maintained,                                               exam(AOCNS)              Evening and Weekends and          nursing in the greater metro Louisville area. Funded
Phone                                  The program is based on a completion of 49                                                                        Full-time and Part-time           through HERSA. Application date for regular
502-852-5825                           holistic philosophy of      credits with thesis.                                                                  available                         admission:Fall Semester -May 1 Spring Semester -
                                       patient care in which the                                                                                                                           October 1. July 1st and November 1st for non-
Website                                faculty and students        Length of Program                                                                                                       degree admission.
www.louisville.edu/nursing             integrate patients’         2 years
                                       biophysical, psychological,
Contact                                cognitive, and spiritual    Credit Hours in
Dr. Carla Hermann, PhD, RN             needs to provide the        Oncology
Clinical Track Coordinator             highest quality of nursing 16
                                       care.
Email                                                              Number of Specific
Carla.Hermann@louisville.org                                       Cancer Nursing
                                                                   Courses
Application Information                                            4 courses: two 2-hour
Office of Student Services                                         didactic courses and
502-852-1196                                                       two 6-hour combined
Application information is online at                               didactic/clinical
www.louisville.edu/nursing                                         courses.




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                                                                                                                    MARYLAND
University of Maryland School of          Program Information    Degree                         Post-Masters NP                    Eligibility for        Program Option                        Other Information
Nursing                                                          Requirements                   Requirements                       Credentialing Exams    Online distant learning is NOT        Our recently revised oncology specialty track gives
655 W. Lombard St.                        Department(s) of Major BSN                            Master’s Degree in Nursing         Acute Care NP, Adult   available                             students the choice of one of 3 NP options --- acute
BaltimoreMD    21201                      Adult Health                                                                             Primary Care NP, or                                          care, adult primary care, or gerontology. We also
                                                                 Length of Program                                                 Gerontological         Weekend only                          prepare students for the CNS role.
Phone                                     Title of Specialty     15 months                                                         NP.ONCC – AOCNS or     Evenings only
410-706-0501                              Advanced practice                                                                        AOCNP                  Evening and weekends
                                          oncology nursing       Credit Hours in                                                                          Full-time only
Email                                                            Oncology                                                                                 Part-time option
Cornblat@son.umaryland.edu                Clinical Focus         7 credits                                                                                Open enrollment
Robin Becker-Cornblatt,                   Acute care
graduate admissions counselor             Adult Primary Care     Number of Specific
                                          Gerontology            Cancer Nursing
Website                                   CNS or NP preparation  Courses
www.nursing.umaryland.edu                                        3 courses

Contact
Sandra McLeskey, RN PhD,
coordinatormcleskey@son.umaryland.edu

                                                                                                                    MINNESOTA
University of Minnesota, School of        Program Information         Degree                    Post-Masters NP                    Eligibility for         Program Option                       Other Information
Nursing                                   Master of Science           Requirements              Requirements                       Credentialing Exams                                          Oncology nursing is a scientifically based area of study
5-160 Weaver-Densford Hall, 308 Harvard                                                                                                                    The Oncology Nursing area of         that provides the foundation for advanced clinical
Street SE                                 Department(s) of Major Length of Program              The Oncology Nursing area of       The Oncology Nursing study is currently on hold and we       practice. Biobehavioral interventions that enhance
Minneapolis, MN 55455                     School of Nursing                                     study is currently on hold and     area of study is        are not admitting students. Please   psychologic state, physiologic function, health
                                                                      Credit Hours in           we are not admitting students.     currently on hold and contact us for additional              promotion, and quality of life are practiced and
Phone                                     Title of Specialty          Oncology                  Please contact us for additional   we are not admitting information.                            evaluated. Students will examine the management of
612-625-7980                              The School of Nursing                                 information.                       students. Please                                             treatment side effects and explore the
                                          houses 17 different areas Number of Specific                                             contact us for                                               professional/ethical dimensions of cancer care. Expert
Email                                     of study at the MS level,   Cancer Nursing                                               additional information.                                      independent practice with interdisciplinary
nurseoss@umn.edu                          including programs in:      Courses                                                                                                                   collaboration is emphasized in a variety of settings
                                          Clinical Nurse Specialist                                                                                                                             and across the continuum of care. Emphasis is placed
Website                                   roles (Adult Health,        The Oncology Nursing                                                                                                      on building professional skills, such as writing,
www.nursing.umn.edu                       Gerontology, Pediatrics,    area of study is                                                                                                          speaking, and developing programs. Students may
                                          Psychiatric-Mental Health); currently on hold and                                                                                                     select adult, pediatric, individual or family as clients of
Contact                                   Nurse Practitioner roles    we are not admitting                                                                                                      care. The program is flexible and is individualized to
Courtney Streit                           (Family, Gerontology,       students. Please                                                                                                          meet the student’s career interests and goals.
                                          Pediatrics, Women's         contact us for                                                                                                            Community hospitals and clinics throughout the Twin
                                          Health); Administration;    additional information.                                                                                                   Cities area and the State of Minnesota provide
                                          Nursing Education; Public                                                                                                                             exciting clinical experiences for students.
                                          Health (Administration,
                                          School Health, Adolescent
                                          Health) Public Health-
                                          Adolescent Nursing;
                                          Children with Special
                                          Health Care Needs;
                                          Generalist; Midwifery;
                                          Anesthesia. The Oncology
                                          Nursing area of study is
                                          currently on hold and we
                                          are not admitting students.
                                          Please contact us for




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                                                                                                                      NEBRASKA
University Of Nebraska Medical Center Program Information              Degree                    Post-Masters NP                    Eligibility for          Program Option                      Other Information
College of Nursing                    Master of Science in             Requirements              Requirements                       Credentialing Exams      Online distant learning available   A variety of mechanisms are used to decrease the
985330 Nebraska Medical Center        Nursing Program                  39-47 credits             Post-Master's certificate option   Advanced Oncology                                            need for travel for students not located in Omaha.
Omaha NE      68198-5330                                                                         is offered                         Nurse (AOCNS or          Does the student ever need to       These include videoconferencing and meetings with
                                      Department(s) of Major           Length of Program                                            AOCNP); Adult Nurse      come to your campus                 advisors. Blocked classroom, clinical time, and clinical
Phone                                 Adult Health and Illness         Semesters full time                                          Practitioner (ANP);      Yes                                 preceptors in your local community will be used to
402-472-7354                          Nursing                                                                                       Acute Care Nurse         No                                  facilitate clinical course work and decrease travel time.
                                                                       Credit Hours in                                              Practitioner (ACNP);     If yes, how often                   Nursing faculty are doctorally-prepared, certified as
Email                                   Title of Specialty             Oncology                                                     Clinical Nurse           2-3 days per semester               APNs, and involved with clinical practice to maintain
nwaltman@unmc.edu                       Oncology/Acute Care            7-10                                                         Specialist (RN-CS)                                           APN competencies. Faculty programs of research
                                        Nursing                                                                                                              Weekend only                        include health prevention and promotion and
Website                                                                Number of Specific                                                                    Evenings only                       symptom management.
www.unmc.edu/nursing                    Clinical Focus                 Cancer Nursing                                                                        Evening and weekends
                                        Adult Oncology NP/CNS          Courses                                                                               Full-time only
Contact                                 Role                           4                                                                                     Part-time option
Dr Nancy Waltman                                                                                                                                             Open enrollment
                                                                                                                      NEW YORK
Columbia University School of Nursing   Program Information            Degree                    Post-Masters NP                    Eligibility for     Program Option                           Other Information
617 West 168th St.                      M.S.                           Requirements              Requirements                       Credentialing Exams Online distant learning is NOT
New YorkNY    10032                                                    45 credits for MS         27 credits                         NP specialty        available
                                        Department(s) of Major                                                                      credentialing
Phone                                   Oncology Specialty             Length of Program                                                                Weekend only
212 305-1110                            Adult Nurse Practitioner       Full-time 1 ½ years                                                              Evenings only
                                        Pediatric Nurse Practitioner   Part-time 2 ½ years                                                              Evening and weekends
Email                                   Geriatric Nurse Practitioner                                                                                    Full-time only
an207@columbia.edu                      Family Nurse Practitioner      Credit Hours in                                                                  Part-time option
                                        Psychiatric Nurse              Oncology                                                                         Open enrollment
Website                                 Practitioner                   6 (+ specialty courses)
www.columbia.edu
                                        Title of Specialty             Number of Specific
Contact                                 Oncology                       Cancer Nursing
Anita Nirenberg, M.S.                                                  Courses
                                        Clinical Focus                 4
                                        Disease & Treatment
                                        Symptom Management
                                        Cancer Genetics
                                        Palliative and End of Life
                                        care subspecialty
                                        HIV/AIDS subspecialty
                                        Academic & community
                                        clinical placements




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                                                                                                                NORTH CAROLINA
Duke University School of Nursing          Program Information           Degree                  Post-Masters NP               Eligibility for               Program Option                      Other Information
DUMC 3322                                  MSN                           Requirements            Requirements                  Credentialing Exams           Online distant learning available
Durham NC   27710                                                        39-47 credits           CNS and Adult Oncology/HIV NP ANCC, ONCC -AOCNS,            Part of program can be completed
                                           Department(s) of Major                                                              AOCNP                         online
Phone                                      Adult Nurse Practitioner -    Length of Program
877-415-3853                               Oncology                      4 – 5 Semesters full-                                                               Does the student ever need to
                                           Clinical Nurse Specialist -   time                                                                                come to your campus
Email                                      Oncology                                                                                                          Yes
Susan.schneider@duke.edu                   Clinical Research             Credit Hours in                                                                     No
                                           Management                    Oncology                                                                            If yes, how often
Website                                                                  7-10                                                                                Core courses are offered online.
http://www.nursing.duke.edu                Title of Specialty                                                                                                Speciality classes are offered on
                                           Oncology/HIV                  Number of Specific                                                                  campus
Contact                                                                  Cancer Nursing
Susan M. Schneider, PhD, RN, AOCN          Clinical Focus                Courses                                                                             Weekend only
                                           Medical/Surgical Oncology     4                                                                                   Evenings only
                                           Radiation Oncology/ Bone                                                                                          Evening and weekends
                                           Marrow Transplant                                                                                                 Full-time only
                                           Neurological Oncology                                                                                             Part-time option
                                           Clinical Trials                                                                                                   Open enrollment


                                                                                                                        OHIO
Kent State University College of           Department(s) of Major Degree                         Post-Masters NP                    Eligibility for          Program Option                      Other Information
Nursing                                    College of Nursing -   Requirements                   Requirements                       Credentialing Exams      Online distant learning available   All classes for first half of program taught on
PO Box 5190                                Graduate               37 credit hours                NP post-master’s certificate       American Nurses          Core courses are web-based          TuesdayAll classes for second half of program taught
KentOH      44242-0001                                                                           available for CNS but NOT          Credentialing Center                                         on Wednesday
                                           Title of Specialty            Length of Program       required                           Exam -                   Does the student ever need to
Phone                                      Graduate Nursing of the       2 years full-time                                          CNSAssociation of        come to your campus
330-672-7930                               Adult CNS                     3, 4, and 5 year                                           Critical Care Nurses     Yes
                                                                         options available                                          Exam - CNSOncology       No
Website                                    Clinical Focus                                                                           Nurses Association       If yes, how often
http://dept.kent.edu/nursing/nursing.htm   Medical Surgical Nursing - Credit Hours in                                               Exam - AOCNS              it varies per course
                                           Oncology                   Oncology
Contact                                                               11 hours to focus in                                                                   Weekend only
Harriet Coeling                                                       oncology                                                                               Evenings only
                                                                                                                                                             Evening and weekends
                                                                                                                                                             Full-time only
                                                                                                                                                             Part-time option
                                                                                                                                                             Open enrollment – admit
                                                                                                                                                             qualified students in fall and
                                                                                                                                                             spring




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                                                                                                             PENNSYLVANIA
Thomas Jefferson University            Program Information         Degree                    Post-Masters NP              Eligibility for     Program Option                              Other Information
130 South 9th Street, Edison 1230C     MSN                         Requirements              Requirements                 Credentialing Exams Online distant learning available
Philadelphia PA 19107                                              36 graduate nursing       Health assessment course &   Adult Health NP &
                                       Department(s) of Major credits for MSN                Pharmacology                 Oncology AOCNS      Does the student ever need to
Phone                                  Advanced Practice Nursing                                                                              come to your campus
215-503-6057                           Family Nurse Practitioner   Length of Program                                                          Yes
                                       Adult NP/CNS                36 credits Full time-4                                                     No
Email                                  Pediatric NP/CNS            semesters                                                                  If yes, how often
mary.bowen@mail.tju.edu                Acute Care NP/CNS           Part time- 2.5 years to                                                    one time per week in last three
                                       Oncology NP/CNS             4 years                                                                    clinical semesters
Website                                Community Systems
www.jefferson.edu                      Administration              Credit Hours in                                                                       Weekend only
                                       Nursing Informatics         Oncology                                                                              Evenings only
Contact                                Neonatal Nurse Practitioner 90                                                                                    Evening and weekends
Dr. Mary Bowen                         Nurse Anesthesia Program Clinical Practicum                                                                       Full-time only
                                       (CRNA)                      hours in oncology =                                                                   Part-time option
                                                                   448 hours, 224 in adult                                                               Open enrollment
                                       Title of Specialty          health
                                       Adult/Oncology
                                                                   Number of Specific
                                       Clinical Focus              Cancer Nursing
                                       Adult/Oncology              Courses
                                                                   2


University of Pennsylvania School of   Department(s) of Major Degree                         Post-Masters NP                    Eligibility for          Program Option                   Other information
Nursing                                Foundational Sciences and Requirements                Requirements                       Credentialing Exams      Online distant learning is NOT   Minor's available, including oncology and gerontology;
420 Guardian Drive                     Health Systems                                        Program available with portfolio   Graduates of the         available                        palliative care minor under development.The
Philadelphia PA 19104                                               Length of Program        review                             program are eligible                                      characteristics of the program include: · Education of
                                       Title of Specialty           5 semesters (full                                           to become certified by   Weekend only                     advanced practice oncology nurses with the
Phone                                  Adult Nurse Practitioner:    time); part time                                            the Commonwealth of      Evenings only                    competencies of both a clinical nurse specialist and a
215 898-1821                           Advanced Practice            available                                                   Pennsylvania as Adult    Evening and weekends             nurse practitioner. · The knowledge and skill set of the
                                       Oncology Nursing Program                                                                 Nurse Practitioners or   Full-time only                   adult nurse practitioner (with its emphasis on health
Email                                                               Credit Hours in                                             Oncology Nurse           Part-time option                 promotion, health maintenance, identification and
houldin@nursing.upenn.edu              Clinical Focus               Oncology                                                    Practitioners (CRNP).    Open enrollment                  management of active health problems) provides a
                                       Blended roles of CNS and                                                                 They are also eligible                                    strong foundation for an oncology nurse practitioner. ·
Website                                NP. Management of            Course Units in                                             for national                                              Built upon this foundation is additional knowledge and
www.nursing.upenn.edu                  individuals with cancer and Oncology                                                     certification as an                                       skills specific to the field of oncology. · Fieldwork
                                       their families across the                                                                Adult Nurse                                               experiences involve working with primary care and
Contact                                illness trajectory           Number of Specific                                          Practitioner (Board                                       oncology practitioners. · Development of advanced
Arlene Houldin PhD, APRN, BC           (prevention, early           Cancer Nursing                                              Certified, BC) by the                                     assessment skills combined with a sound theoretical
Associate Professor of Psychosocial    detection active treatment, Courses                                                      American Nurses’                                          knowledge base essential for clinical decision-making
Oncology Nursing                       palliation and surviorship). 5                                                           Credentialing Center                                      prepare students to comprehensively manage the care
Program Director                       Strong emphasis on                                                                       (ANCC), by the                                            of individuals with cancer and their families across the
                                       delivery of culturally                                                                   American Academy of                                       illness trajectory and in a variety of settings. ·
                                       competent care and                                                                       Nurse Practitioners                                       Preparation of advanced practice oncology nurses with
                                       evidenced based practice.                                                                (AANP), and as                                            clinical nurse specialist CNS competencies in leadership
                                                                                                                                Advanced Oncology
                                                                                                                                Certified Nurse
                                                                                                                                Practitioner (AOCNP)
                                                                                                                                and Advanced
                                                                                                                                Oncology Clinical
                                                                                                                                Nurse Specialist
                                                                                                                                (AOCNS) by the
                                                                                                                                Oncology Nursing
                                                                                                                                Certification
                                                                                                                                Corporation (ONCC).




     Completed 4/03; Revised 2/06                                                    This table is a result of survey results returned by the colleges listed
                                                                                              GRADUATE PROGRAMS IN ONCOLOGY NURSING
                                                                                                         Categorized by State



                                                                                                           PENNSYLVANIA cont.
University of Pittsburgh School of       Department(s) or Major     Degree                   Post-Masters NP              Eligibility for               Program Option                       Other Information
Nursing                                  Acute Care Nurse           Requirements             Requirements                 Credentialing Exams           Online distant learning is available
3500 Victoria St                         Practitioner               2 years experience,      Not approved at this time    Acute Care Nurse              at certain sites
336 Victoria Bldg                        Program/Clinical Nurse     QPA: 3.0 References,                                  Practitioner
PittsburghPA     15261                   Specialist Program         Essay and statistics                                  Certification Exam            Weekend only
                                                                                                                          Oncology Nurse                Evenings only
Phone                                    Title of Specialty         Length of Program                                     Practitioner                  Evening and weekends
412-383-8839                             Oncology                   Full time 1.3 years                                                                 Full-time only
                                                                    Part-time: 2.3 or 3.3                                                               Part-time option
Email                                    Clinical Focus             years                                                                               Open enrollment
mros@pitt.edu                            Medical
                                         Oncology/Hematology/Palli Credit Hours in
Contact                                  ative Care In-patient and Oncology
Peg Rosenzweig (412) 383-8839            Out-patient positions can 14
                                         be tailored to meet needs
                                                                   Number of Specific
                                                                   Cancer Nursing
                                                                   Courses
                                                                   2 courses
                                                                   1) Oncology Clinical
                                                                   Emphasis
                                                                   2) Oncology Role
                                                                   Practicum
                                                                   3) Research Practicum
                                                                   in Oncology

                                                                                                                  TEXAS
University of Texas at Houston           Program Information       Degree                    Post-Masters NP                   Eligibility for     Program Option                         Other information
Health Science Center,School of          MSN in Oncology           Requirements              Requirements 18 - 30,             Credentialing Exams Online distant learning available      New Clinical Research Mangement option which can be
Nursing                                                            NP role, 49 credits;      dependent on applicant's          AOCNS, AOCNP, ANP,                                         combined with Advanced Practice NP or CNS roles, Dr.
1100 Holcombe Blvd.                      Department(s) of Major CNS role, 45 credits,        previous coursework and role      CNS                 Does the student ever need to          Judy Headley, Track Director,
Houston TX 77030                         Nursing for Target        Educator and                                                                    come to your campus                    Judith.A.Headley@uth.tmc.edu
                                         Populations               Administrator roles, 44                                                         Yes
Phone                                    Oncology Track            credits, Clinical                                                               No
713-500-2067/2068                        Adult Health Track        Research Management                                                             If yes, how often
                                                                   role, 39 credits                                                                For at least 60% courses
Email                                    Title of Specialty
Jeanette.A.McNeill@uth.tmc.edu or        Oncology Nursing          Length of Program                                                                    Weekend only
Judith.A.Headley@uth.tmc.edu                                       5-6 semesters fulltime,                                                              Evenings only
                                         Clinical Focus            8 - 12 semesters part-                                                               Evening and weekends
Website                                  Adult Oncology            time                                                                                 Full-time only
sonser4.uth.tmc.edu/soneducation/oncolog Older adult                                                                                                    Part-time option
y.htm                                    Pediatric oncology        Credit Hours in                                                                      Open enrollment
                                         available as an emphasis  Oncology
Contact                                  Clinical Research         9; 12 for NP role due
Jeanette A. McNeill, DrPH, AOCN, ANP     Management available as a to 3 cr oncology
                                         role option               preceptorship

                                                                    Number of Specific
                                                                    Cancer Nursing
                                                                    Courses
                                                                    3




     Completed 4/03; Revised 2/06                                                     This table is a result of survey results returned by the colleges listed
                                                                                                GRADUATE PROGRAMS IN ONCOLOGY NURSING
                                                                                                           Categorized by State



                                                                                                                   VIRGINIA
George Mason University                  Department(s) of Major Degree                         Post-Masters NP                  Eligibility for                                            Other Information
College of Nursing                       College of Nursing and Requirements                   Requirements                     Credentialing Exams
4400 University Drive                    Health Science         37 credits                     N/A
Fairfax VA 22030
                                         Title of Specialty          Length of Program
Phone                                    Advanced Clinical Nursing   2 years full time
703-993-1900
                                         Clinical Focus              Credit Hours in
Email                                    Can focus in a variety of   Oncology
lnormile@gmu.edu                         areas- in this case         9 (208 hours clinical
                                         “oncology”                  practicum) or 15 (500
Website                                                              hours clinical
www.cnhs.gmu.edu                                                     practicum)

Contact                                                              Number of Specific
Loretta Brush Normile, RN, PhD                                       cancer Nursing
                                                                     Courses
                                                                     2 practicum courses (3
                                                                     or 6 credit options per
                                                                     practicum)1 theory
                                                                     oncology
                                                                                                                 WASHINGTON
University of Washington                 Program Information        Degree                 Post-Masters NP                      Eligibility for     Program Option                         Other information
School of Nursing                        BSN, MN, MS, PhD           Requirements           Requirements                         Credentialing Exams Online distant learning is available   Admissions goes on throughout the year on a space-
Box 357260                                                          BSN or RN license and Master of Nursing                     ARNP, AACNP, ANP,                                          available basis. Distance learning support courses are
Seattle WA 98195-7260                    Department(s) of Major Baccalaureate in any                                            CNS                 Weekend only                           offered for students who can come to campus to be a
                                         Biobehavioral Nursing and other field                                                                      Evenings only                          part of classes at least once per week. The
Phone                                    Health Systems                                                                                             Evening and weekends                   information in this survey reflects oncology-related
1-800-759-NURS, press 0, local 206-543-                             Length of Program                                                               Full-time only                         focal areas/specialties ONLY. Please refer to the
8736                                     Title of Specialty         6-7 quarters full-time                                                          Part-time option                       website for more information on our many specialties.
                                         Advanced Practice Adult    for NP, 4-5 quarters                                                            Open enrollment
Email                                    Acute Care Nurse           full-time for CNS
sonas@u.washington.edu                   Practitioner (AACNP),
                                         Clinical Nurse             Credit Hours in
Information request web page             Specialist/Oncology Focus, Oncology
http://www.son.washington.edu/eo/request Independent Master of      64.0-70.0 for NP,
.asp                                     Nursing                    minimum 56 credits for
                                         (IMN)/Oncology/Pain        CNS including 500
Website                                  Management                 clinical hours, plus
http://www.son.washington.edu                                       assessment, plus
                                         Possible Clinical Foci     pharmacology, plus
Contact                                  Oncology                   health promotion, plus
Carolyn Chow, M.A., Coordinator of       Pain Management            professional issues,
Recruitment and Admissions               HIV/AIDS/Infectious        38.0 for IMN
                                         disease
                                         Genetics                   Number of Specific
                                         Health Informatics         Cancer Nursing
                                         Loss Grief, Death and      Courses
                                         Dying in Clinical Practice 6




     Completed 4/03; Revised 2/06                                                      This table is a result of survey results returned by the colleges listed

				
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