Deborah Becker Discusses UPenn's Oncology Nursing Minor

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Deborah Becker, PhD, ACNP, BC, CCNS, practice associate professor of nursing, Penn Nursing Science, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, discusses the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing's nursing minor.

Deborah Becker, PhD, ACNP, BC, CCNS, practice associate professor of nursing, Penn Nursing Science, discusses the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing’s minor.

Becker says

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he Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania has been committed to oncology patients for decade

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and the Penn Nursing Science

oncology nursing minor

builds on previously established core competencies.

She explains that

the three-course minor goes over the pathogenesis of cancer, the different treatment plans for cancer care, and patient assessment. There is also a clinical component to the program that allows nurses to get hands-on experience.