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Oncology Nursing Certification Bibliography

Note: All references are important, but bolded references were chosen by members of the Oncology Nursing Examination Committee as “key references” for nurses preparing for the oncology nursing certification exam.


American Educational Research Association, American Psychological Association, National Council on Measurement in Education. (1999). Standards for educational and psychological testing. Washington: American Educational Research Association.

Bloom, B. S. (1956). Taxonomy of educational objectives, handbook I: The cognitive domain. New York: David McKay Company Inc.

Brown, C. G. (Ed.). (2010). A guide to oncology symptom management (2nd ed.). Pittsburgh: Oncology Nursing Society.

Brown, F. G. (1983). Principles of educational and psychological testing (3rd ed.). New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.

Canadian Nurses Association. (2008). Code of ethics for registered nurses. Ottawa: Author.

Chernecky, C. C., & Murphy-Ende, K. (2008). Acute care oncology nursing (2nd ed.). St. Louis: Saunders/Elsevier.

Eggert, J. (Ed.). (2010). Cancer basics. Pittsburgh: Oncology Nursing Society.

Gates, R. A., & Fink, R. M. (2008). Oncology nursing secrets (3rd ed.). St. Louis: Mosby/Elsevier.

Gobel, B. H., Triest-Robertson, S., & Vogel, W. H. (Eds.). (2009). Advanced oncology nursing certification review and resource manual. Pittsburgh: Oncology Nursing Society.

Itano, J. K., & Taoka, K. N. (Eds.). (2005). Core curriculum for oncology nursing (4th ed.). St. Louis: Elsevier/Saunders.

Iwamoto, R. R., Haas, M. L., & Gosselin, T. K. (Eds.). (2012). Manual for radiation oncology: Nursing practice and education (4th ed.). Pittsburgh: Oncology Nursing Society.

Keatings, M., & Smith, O. B., (2010). Ethical and legal issues in Canadian nursing. Toronto: Mosby/Elsevier.

Khan, F. M., & Gerbi, B. J. (2011). Treatment planning in radiation oncology (3rd ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.

Langhorne, M. E., Fulton, J. S., & Otto, S. E. (2007). Oncology nursing (5th ed.). St. Louis: Mosby.

Matzo, M. L., & Sherman, D. W. (Eds.). (2010). Palliative care nursing: Quality care to the end of life (3rd ed.). New York: Springer.

Newton, S., Hickey, M., & Marrs, J. (Eds.). (2009). Mosby’s oncology nursing advisor: A comprehensive guide to clinical practice. St. Louis: Mosby.

Oberle, K., & Bouchal, S. R. (2009). Ethics in Canadian nursing practice: Navigating the journey. Toronto: Pearson Education Canada.

Potter, P. A., & Griffin Perry, A. (2010). Canadian fundamentals of nursing (Rev. 4th ed.). St. Louis: Mosby.

Tomlinson, D., & Kline, N. E. (Eds.). (2010). Pediatric oncology nursing: Advanced clinical handbook (2nd ed.). New York: Springer.

Victoria Hospice Society. (2006). Medical care of the dying (4th ed.). Victoria: Author.

Wilkes, G. M., & Barton-Burke, M. (2013). 2013 oncology nursing drug handbook. Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning.

Yarbro, C. H., Wujcik, D., & Gobel, B. H. (Eds.) (2011). Cancer nursing principles and practice (7th ed.). Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.