2017 AOCNP® Reference List

The following list of primary references identifies the resources used to develop items on the AOCNP® test. 

Primary Test References

Brown, C.G. (Ed.). (2015). A guide to oncology symptom management. (2nd ed.). Pittsburgh, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

Burke, C.C. (Ed.). (2009). Psychosocial dimensions of oncology nursing care (2nd ed.). Pittsburgh, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

Camp-Sorrell, D., & Hawkins, R.A. (Eds.). (2014). Clinical manual for the oncology advanced practice nurse (3rd ed.). Pittsburgh, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

DeVita, V.T., Jr., Lawrence, T.S., & Rosenberg, S.A. (Eds.). (2015). Cancer: Principles and practice of oncology (10th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Ferrell, B.R., Coyle, N. & Paice, J. (Eds.). (2015). Oxford textbook of palliative nursing (4th ed.). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

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

Gullatte, M.M. (Ed.). (2011). Nursing management: Principles and practice (2nd ed.). Pittsburgh, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

Kaplan, M. (Ed.). (2013). Understanding and managing oncologic emergencies: A resource for nurses (2nd ed.). Pittsburgh, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

Lester, J.L., & Schmitt, P. (Eds.). (2011). Cancer rehabilitation and survivorship: Transdisciplinary approaches to personalized care. Pittsburgh, PA: Oncology Nursing Society. 

Mahon, S.M. (Ed.). (2011). Site-specific cancer series: Breast cancer (2nd ed.). Pittsburgh, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

Polit, D.F., & Beck, C.T. (2011). Nursing research: Generating and assessing evidence for nursing practice (9th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Polovich, M., Olsen, M.. & LeFebvre, K.B. (Eds.). (2014). Chemotherapy and biotherapy guidelines and recommendations for practice (4th ed.). Pittsburgh, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

Yarbro, C.H., Wujcik, D., & Gobel, B.H. (Eds.). (2011). Cancer nursing: Principles and practice (7th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.