A 48-year-old member asked:
How long does a pediatric oncology nurse have to go to school for?
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Dr. Herbert Duvivier answered
32 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Years: Most nurses are graduates with a bachelor of science in nursing (bsn) which is a 4 year program. This allows them to be general nurses. Oncology specialization training can take an additional 1-2 years of on the job training. If wanted nurses can go back to school to receive a masters (2years) or nurse practitioners certificate (3years). Making the total between 4-7 school years plus training.
Answered on Feb 2, 2017
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