ERIC Number: ED238468
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Nursing 436A: Pediatric Oncology for Nurses.
Jackman, Cynthia L.
A description is provided of "Pediatric Oncology for Nurses," the first in a series of three courses offered to fourth-year nursing students in pediatric oncology. The first section provides a course overview, discusses time assignments, and describes the target student population. Next, a glossary of terms, and lists of course goals, long-range course objectives, and required readings are presented. Then, information is provided on the 10 course units; i.e., cancer in children; nursing implications of diagnostic and staging procedures; the treatment of cancer in children; facilitating children's adaptation to intrusive procedures; the challenges of physical care; the challenges of psychological care; team caring for the child with cancer; hospice care for the child with cancer; common issues in pediatric cancer; and long-term survivors of childhood cancer. Each section provides an overview of the unit, specifies student goals and objectives, and presents reading assignments. Finally, student evaluation and course revision procedures are presented. (HB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Graduate seminar paper, University of California, Los Angeles.