Incorporating Physical Activity into Cancer Care



Physical activity can bring many benefits to people with cancer, but it is not always easy to determine how you can safely and consistently recommend physical activity to every patient. The ONS Get Up, Get Moving campaign is on a mission to increase the number of patients who receive a recommendation to exercise from their nurses, and this course is designed to provide the information and resources you need to feel confident in discussing physical activity in your clinical practice.

The course is offered on demand. Instructions on how to immediately access the course will be sent to you in an automatically generated email receipt after you register. 

You will enjoy access for 180 days from date of purchase, after which you will no longer be able to access the course.

Course Topics

  • Benefits of physical activity
  • Physical activity recommendations
  • Barriers to recommendations
  • Patient assessment
  • Physical activity options
  • Patient and family education

Expected Outcomes

By the end of this course, learners will provide physical activity recommendations to three people with cancer at low risk for exercise-associated adverse events.

Target Audience

This course was designed to meet the educational needs of oncology nurses and others interested in assisting those with cancer to increase their activity for better outcomes.

ILNA Breakdown

Up to 3.5 ILNA points may be applied to Health Promotion/Screening and Early Detectoin OR Cancer Continuum OR Professional Practice OR Psychosocial OR Survivorship OR Symptom Management. No more than 3.5 total points may be claimed for the program.

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