2017 OCN® Reference List

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

Primary Test References

Brant, J.M., & Wickham, R.S. (Eds.). (2013). Statement on the scope and standards of oncology nursing practice: Generalist and advanced practice. Pittsburgh, PA: Oncology Nursing Society. 

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.

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

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

Irwin, M.  & Johnson, L.A. (Eds.). (2014). PEP Pocket Guide-cancer symptom-management. Putting evidence into practice: Improving oncology patient outcomes. Pittsburgh, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

Gullatte, M.M. (Ed.). (2011). Nursing management: Principles and practice (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. 

Newton, S., Hickey, M., & Marrs, J. (2009). Mosby’s oncology nursing advisor: A comprehensive guide to clinical practice (2nd ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby.

Polovich, M., Olsen, M., & LeFebvre, K. (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 and Bartlett.