2018 OCN® Keywords

Care Continuum
Coordination of Care
Navigation
Psychosocial
Symptom Management
Health Promotion/Screening and Early Detection
Disease Prevention
High-Risk Behaviors
Preventive Health Practices
Advance Care Planning
Advance Directives
Epidemiology
Modifiable Risk Factors (e.g., smoking, diet, exercise, occupation)
Non-modifiable Risk Factors (e.g., age, gender, genetics)
Survivorship
Rehabilitation
Recurrence Concerns
Financial Concerns
Employment Concerns
Insurance Concerns
Family and Social Support Concerns
Sexuality Concerns
Treatment
Treatment-Related Considerations
Delayed-Onset Side Effects
Chronic Side Effects
Secondary Malignancies
Follow-up Care
Palliative Care
End-of-Life Care
Grief
Bereavement
Hospice Care
Caregiver Support
Interdisciplinary Team
Multidisciplinary Plan of Care
Pharmacologic Comfort Measures
Non-pharmacologic Comfort Measures
Patient/ Caregiver Education
Early and Late Treatment Effects
Alterations in Physical Status
Alterations in Cognitive Status
Alterations in Psychosocial Status
Coping Skills
Cultural and Spiritual Beliefs
Signs and Symptoms of Approaching Death
Advance Directives

Scientific Basis for Practice
Diagnosis and Staging
Disease-Related Biology
Carcinogenesis
Immunology
Clinical Trials
Protocol Guidelines
Treatment Plan Calendars
Clinical Trials Eligibility
Informed Consent
Research Protocols
Site-Specific Cancer Considerations
Pathophysiology
Common Metastatic Locations
Diagnostic Measures
Diagnostic Tests
Prognosis
Prognostic Indicators
Classification
Histological Grading
Scope, Standards and Related Issues
Standards of Care (nursing process)
Legal Issues
Documentation
Accreditation
The Joint Commission
Self-care
Compassion Fatigue
Standards of Professional Performance
Ethics
Navigation
Patient Advocacy
Education
Evidence-Based Practice
Putting Evidence into Practice (PEP) Guidelines
Research
Quality of Practice
Communication
Leadership
Collaboration
Professional Practice
Professional Practice Evaluation
Resource Utilization
Environmental Health
Safety Guidelines (e.g., OSHA, NIOSH)
Personal Protective Equipment
Safe Handling
Role of the Professional Nurse
Patient and Caregiver Advocacy Issues
Legislation Related to Oncology
Culturally Competent Care
Writing and Formulating Policy and Procedures
Educational Materials Preparation and Evaluation
Professional Boundaries
Ethical Principles in Decision Making
Advance Directives
Quality and Performance Improvement Activities
Coordination of Care
Multidisciplinary Collaboration
Patient Care Conferences
Mentoring

Treatment Modalities
Blood and Marrow Transplant
Surgery
Radiation Therapy
Chemotherapy
Biotherapy
Immunotherapy
Targeted Therapy
Systemic Therapy
Vascular Access Devices (VADs)
Patient and Caregiver Education
Symptom Management
Side Effects Related to Treatment
Patient Response to Treatment
Dose-limiting Toxicities
Lifetime Cumulative Dose Limits
Biosimilar Drugs

Symptom Management
Palliative Care
Etiology and Patterns of Symptoms (acute, chronic, late)
Anatomical and Surgical Alterations
Lymphedema
Ostomy
Site-Specific Radiation
Pharmacologic Interventions
Nonpharmacologic Interventions
Complementary and Integrative Modalities
Massage
Acupuncture
Herbal Supplements
Alterations in Functioning
Hematological Status
Blood Components
Transfusions
Hematopoiesis
Immunological Status
Altered Immune Function
Gastrointestinal Status
Mucositis
Xerostomia
Nausea and Vomiting
Dysgeusia (Altered Taste)
Dysphagia
Dyspepsia
Hiccoughs
Elimination
Fecal Diversions
Bowel Obstructions
Genitourinary Status
Elimination Patterns
Urinary Diversions
Urinary Obstructions
Integumentary Status
Altered Skin Integrity
Infection
Respiratory Status
Techniques for Optimal Ventilation
Energy Conservation
Oxygen Therapy
Pursed-Lip Breathing
Tracheostomy Care
Chest Tubes
Anemia
Infection
Anxiety
Pleural Effusion
Obstructed Airway
Ascites
Atelectasis
Cardiovascular Status
Cardiotoxic Drugs
Volume Overload
Neurological Status
Altered Mental Status
Sensorimotor Function
Neurosensory Deficits
Peripheral Neuropathies
Autonomic Neuropathies
Neurological Changes
Musculoskeletal Status
Strength and Mobility
Activities of Daily Living
Lymphedema
Fall Risk and Prevention
Nutritional Status
Dietary Changes
Diarrhea
Anorexia
Appetite Changes
Stomatitis
Weight Loss or Gain
Cachexia
Cognition Status
Patient Safety
Level of Consciousness
Chemo Brain
Energy Level
Fatigue
Sleep Patterns
Verbal and Nonverbal Communication
Patient and Caregiver Education
Pain Management
Side Effects of Analgesic Therapy
Survivorship
Palliative Care Needs
Community Resources
Advance Directives
Psychosocial
Coping Skills
Comfort

Oncologic Emergencies
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)
Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion (SIADH)
Sepsis
Septic Shock
Tumor Lysis Syndrome
Hypersensitivity
Anaphylaxis
Hypercalcemia
Cardiac Tamponade
Spinal Cord Compression
Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
Increased Intracranial Pressure
Obstructions
Bowel Obstructions
Urinary Obstructions
Pneumonitis
Extravasations
Patient and Caregiver Response to Treatment
Quality of Life

Psychosocial
Cultural Diversity
Spiritual Diversity
Religious Diversity
Financial Concerns
Coordination of Care
Available Resources
Altered Body Image
Learning Styles
Barriers to Learning
Social Relationships
Family Dynamics
Coping Mechanisms
Coping Skills
Survivorship
Support Systems
Patient Support
Individual Support
Group Support
Caregiver Support
Family Support
Psychosocial Considerations
Patient Verbalization of Concerns
Anxiety
Loss and Grief
End-of-Life
Depression
Loss of Personal Control
Sexuality
PLISSIT Model
Reproductive Issues
Contraception
Fertility
Sexual Dysfunction
Physical Effects
Psychological Effects
Intimacy
Navigation
Support Services Referrals
Financial Concerns
Stress Relief Techniques


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