oncology certified nurse


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on·col·o·gy cer·ti·fied nurse

(OCN) (on-kol'ŏ-jē sĕr'ti-fīd nŭrs)
A nurse who specializes in treatment of patients with cancer and has passed a certification examination, developed and administered by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC).

oncology certified nurse

Abbreviation: OCN
A nurse with special training and experience, who has passed a certifying examination in core areas of knowledge pertinent to the care of adult cancer patients.
See also: nurse
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