Chemotherapy and Biotherapy: What Nurses Need to Know When Administering to Nononcologic Patients

J Contin Educ Nurs. 2016 Feb;47(2):52-4. doi: 10.3928/00220124-20160120-03.


The use of chemotherapy and biotherapy for nonmalignant conditions is expanding. This has led to the increased educational needs of health care providers that is essential to reducing the risk of exposure to hazardous drugs.

MeSH terms

  • Biological Therapy / methods*
  • Drug Therapy / methods*
  • Health Personnel / education*
  • Humans
  • Patient Safety / standards*
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic*
  • Safety Management / methods*
  • Safety Management / standards*
  • United States