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225 East Chicago Avenue, Box 248, Chicago, Illinois 60611-2991
Make kindness the norm
APHON Chicago Chapter President
Specific requirements: New hires-oncology experience preferred but not required. In order to administer chemo, they must have current chemo/bio certification. They also initially complete a chemo administration class (internal) and a skills check-off before administering independently regardless of certification.
BM transplant class (this does not preclude caring for a BMT in ambulatory)
Annual BMT education (content changes annually based on learning needs and/or new practices and modalities)
We have a list of skill check offs and reviews that our hospital completes annually. Amongst those on the list that are particularly pertinent for hem/onc include :
·CLABSI prevention: mediport access, central line dressing change, line entry, cap change along with a series of questions for discussion
·Chemo/bio safe handling including PPE
Dena Mitchell RN CPON|Assistant Nurse Manager
Angie Fowler Adolescent & Young Adult Outpatient Center
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