Cancer Systemic Therapy Certification Course
The Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program (NSCCP) and Registered Nurses Professional Development Centre (RNPDC) will be offering registered nurses a Cancer Systemic Therapy Certification Course (CSTCC). This performance based 6-week CSTCC is designed to meet learning needs of registered nurses who administer chemotherapy and biotherapy and respond to the various needs of patients receiving cancer systemic therapy and their families. This certification course is comprised of the following components:
At the completion of the CSTCC, registered nurses will be able to carry out competent administration of cancer systemic therapy and provide safe and effective interventions for cancer patients and their families.
The online portion of the program will take approximately 35 hours to complete. You will also require time to complete the final assignment and exam, skills and simulation lab, and preceptorship. This time should be arranged in consultation with your manager.
By providing approval for the course, the Manager is agreeing to:
May 17 – June 25, 2021; Registration deadline May 10, 2021
August 9 - September 24, 2021; Registration deadline August 3rd, 2021
Dates are subject to change, if you miss the deadline date please contact the RNPDC.