The APHON Press Room has been created to provide easily accessible information and resources about pediatric hematology/oncology nursing to journalists and to interested individuals. Feel free to browse and download the various articles and resources below. The Press Room will continue to grow as materials become available, so visit often.
APHON in the News
APHON participated in a series focused on the Future of Cancer Care, which was published in the March 31 weekend edition of USA Today. APHON President Kathleen Ruccione, PhD MPH RN FAAN CPON® contributed an article titled How Nurses Are Creating a New Paradigm of Cancer Care. The Future of Cancer Care also included a digital panel of experts, in which President Ruccione answered a series of questions focusing on the difference between cancer care for adults and children, personalized medicine, innovations and more.
41st Annual Conference and Exhibit
August 17-19, 2017
Palm Springs, CA
The Pediatric Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Provider Program is a 2-day course designed to provide nurses with the knowledge base needed to safely care for children and adolescents receiving chemotherapy or biotherapy. This course is often required within hospitals before nurses are allowed to administer chemotherapy to their young patients.
Nurses learn both the theoretical knowledge and key principles needed to safely, competently, and consistently administer chemotherapy and biotherapy. Nurses who have successfully completed the APHON Pediatric Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Providers program have learned the highest standards and practices