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Cancer Treatment (Oncology)

Cancer Treatment (Oncology) Serhan Demirel 2017-06-23T11:45:43+00:00

Cancer is a devastating affliction, the frequency of which is gradually increasing all over the world. Although it differs according to the type of cancer and where it occurs, cancer may be cured if properly intervened at the right time. The correct treatment, aided by professionals and the right technology can provide critical life support to cancer patients.

However, this situation also means cancer patients must go through a long and complicated process. Cancer patients receive the most significant support from medical institutions. Those institutions specialized in the treatment of cancer must have experienced and specialized personnel, a wealth of medical knowledge, devices manufactured with state of the art technology. modern medical methods and infrastructure systems that will allow coordination between specialists. Adopting this approach, ACIBADEM Healthcare Group has taken big steps towards cancer treatment.

The Multidisciplinary Approach (For effective solutions in cancer treatment)

The most effective solutions in the treatment of cancer are obtained using a multidisciplinary approach because oncology is an area that requires the collaboration and co-decision of many branches of science. The consultation of physicians in different branches is extremely important in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and requires close teamwork. In multidisciplinary structures, specialists in different branches come together, reach a joint decision and share the responsibility. As a result, centers working under a multidisciplinary structure obtain more successful results in the treatment and follow-up of cancer that is in the field of oncology.

The diagnosis and treatment of all cancers is evaluated using a multidisciplinary approach in ACIBADEM Cancer Centers. The services offered in the centers include scanning programs for the early diagnosis of cancer, identifying people who are healthy but at risk of cancer and informing these people and their relatives about cancer prevention.

ACIBADEM Hospitals – serving cancer patients with world class technology.

ACIBADEM Healthcare Group has brought the latest technology to Turkey. With its highly developed technology, its technological devices and wealth of knowledge and experience, ACIBADEM Hospitals offers its patients state of the art technologies used worldwide on the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

ACIBADEM Healthcare Group offers radiation oncology treatment in 8 hospitals. These hospitals are: Maslak, Atakent and Kozyatağı Hospitals in Istanbul, Bursa, Eskisehir, Bodrum, Adana and Kayseri Hospitals outside of Istanbul.

The Gamma Knife device, used for the treatment of brain tumors, offers service in ACIBADEM Kozyatağı Hospital and the CyberKnife device, used for the treatment of tumors in the brain and in other parts of the body, offers service in ACIBADEM Maslak Hospital. In addition, cancer patients are treated with the first and only Rapidarc device, which reduces the treatment duration to 1-2 minutes, again at ACIBADEM Maslak Hospital.

Most Common Types of Cancer

Oral Cavity Cancers
Lung Cancer
Brain Tumor
Skin Cancer
Throat ( Larynx ) Cancer
Liver Cancer
Bone Tumors
Colon and Rectal Cancer
Breast Cancer

Bladder Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Pediatric Oncology Hematology
Prostate Cancer
Endometrial ( Uterus ) Cancer
Cervical ( Cervix ) Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Ovarian Cancer

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Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner (AOCNP®) #advanced #oncology #certified #nurse #practitioner, #aocnp



Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner (AOCNP ® )

Are you ready to enhance your professional credibility and enjoy the feeling of personal accomplishment that comes from being certified? If you meet the criteria listed below, take the test for an advanced oncology certified nurse and become recognized for your specialty knowledge and advanced practice role in oncology nursing.

View Eligibility Criteria for Initial Certification

The following eligibility criteria must be met at the time of application and examination.

  • Current, active, unencumbered license as a registered nurse in the US, its territories or Canada
  • Graduate degree from accredited NP program with concentration in oncology
  • 500 hours supervised clinical practice as an adult oncology nurse practitioner obtained within and/or following the graduate program within the past five years
  • One graduate level oncology course of at least 2 credits or 30 hours oncology Continuing Education within the past five years
    • Current, active, unencumbered license as a registered nurse in the US, its territories or Canada
    • Graduate degree from accredited nursing practice program with concentration in adult (primary or acute), family (across lifespan), gerontology, or women’s health
    • 1000 hours practice as an adult oncology nurse practitioner obtained within and/or following the graduate program within the past five years
    • One graduate level oncology course of at least 2 credits or 30 hours oncology Continuing Education within the past five years

Applying for certification

The certification test is a three-hour, 165 multiple-choice test is based on the AOCNP ® Test Content Outline (Test Blueprint). The Test Content Outline is based on the results of a role delineation study of advanced oncology nursing practice completed in 2014.

The AOCNP ® Test Content Outline includes eleven major subject areas, each with a percentage assigned to it. Many nurses who have passed the test tell us the Test Content Outline was essential in helping them know what areas to study. Remember, only generic drug names are used on ONCC tests. Once you pass the test, your certification is valid for four years.

Note: If you’re eligible to test, you’ll receive an Authorization to Test (ATT) within 4 weeks of applying. This ATT will open an almost-immediate 90-day testing window. You must take the test within that 90-day window.

Test Dates, Application Deadlines and Fees


Maintaining your certification

You should be very proud that you’ve passed the certification test! In order to keep your certification, you need to earn points for certification renewal by completing Continuing Education, Continuing Medical Education, Academic Education credits, or have work published in publications or give presentations. Follow this step-by-step guide to maintain your certification.

1. Determine where to log your information.
If you passed a test in 2012 or later, use your Learning Plan on LearningBuilder. If you renewed via ONC-PRO in 2012 to 2015, you must first take an assessment to determine how many points you’ll need. After you assess, you will be notified that your Learning Plan is available for tracking your points.

2. Plan your professional development.
Your assessment results or test score report will tell you the subject areas and number of professional development points – ranging from 25 to 100 – you’ll need to renew your certification.

3. Select the necessary subjects.
Use your score report or assessment results to see which subject areas you need further professional development. Then, refer back to the current Test Content Outline (Test Blueprint) to help you identify whether a program is in the subject area you need.

4. Enter your points on your Learning Plan on LearningBuilder.
Make sure you keep track of all of your information, as you earn the points, in your Learning Plan on the new online tracking tool called LearningBuilder.

5. Keep all documentation.
We strongly urge you to record your points as they are earned. Keep copies of all grade reports, copies of publications, program descriptions, educational objectives, and outlines, in case ONCC asks to review them.

Visit the Resource Center for the following information:

  • Acceptable Approval Bodies/Providers of Nursing Continuing Education
  • Online Continuing Education Resources
  • Websites featuring nursing continuing education
  • Journals

View Eligibility Criteria for Certification Renewal

The following eligibility criteria must be met at the time of application.

  1. Current AOCNP ® certification
  2. Current, active, unencumbered license as a registered nurse in the US, its territories or Canada
  3. A minimum of 1,000 hours practice as a nurse practitioner in adult oncology within the four years (48 months) prior to application.

What is Advanced Practice? ONCC uses the definition of Advanced Practice nursing provided by the American Nurses Association.

Renewing your certification

All ONCC certifications are valid for four years. Renewal candidates must have a current, active, unencumbered RN license. Three renewal options are available in 2016:

  • Option 1: Practice hours + Professional Development (ILNA Points)
  • Option 2: Practice hours + successful testing
  • Option 3: ILNA Points + successful testing

Candidates Who Are Renewing by Option 3 (ILNA Points + Testing)

Candidates who are using renewal Option 3 (ILNA Points + Testing) should submit both the application and Learning Plans by the test application deadline date. Option 3 candidates must submit a test application and Learning Plan at the same time.