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Oncology Nursing Certification Bibliography

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


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

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

Brown, C. G. (2010). A guide to oncology symptom management. Pittsburgh, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

Brown, F. (1983). Principles of educational and psychological testing (4th ed.). Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders.

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, MO: Saunders Elsevier.

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

Gates, R. A., & Fink, R. M. (2008). Oncology nursing secrets. St. Louis, MO: Mosby Elsevier.

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

Itano, J., & Taoka, K. N. (2005). Core curriculum for oncology nursing. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Saunders.

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

Keatings, M., Smith, O. N., & Keatings, M. (2010). Ethical & 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 & Wilkins.

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

Matzo, M., & Sherman, D. W. (2010). Palliative care nursing: Quality care to the end of life. New York: Springer Pub. Co.

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

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

Potter, P. A., & Perry, A. (2010). Canadian fundamentals of nursing (Revised 4th ed.). J. C. Ross-Kerr & M. J. Wood (Eds.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Tomlinson, D., & Kline, N. E. (2010). Pediatric oncology nursing: Advanced clinical handbook. New York: Springer-Berlag Berlin Hidelberg.

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 & Bartlett Learning.

Yarbro, C. H., Frogge, M. H., & Goodman, M. (2011). Cancer nursing principles and practice (7th ed.). Boston, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

August 2013