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The nurse practitioner in oncology needs to be familiar with the medications used in chemo and biotherapy. The nurse practitioner does not usually administer the chemo or biotherapy but must understand the issues in ordering chemotherapy, monitoring parameters, dose reduction and treatment of side effects, including anaphylaxis.  

http://www.chemoregimen.com/ A website that offers assistance in writing chemo orders

 

ONS Chemo FAQs 

 

Cancer.net Understanding Chemotherapy 

 

Chemo Therapy for Nurse Practitioners