Administration of Systemic Therapy

Systemic therapy is high risk medication and, therefore, must be prepared, administered and handled according to specific guidelines. 
The NSHA's Cancer Care Program has established standards and policies to support quality safe systemic therapy practices: 
 
 
These policies are aligned with the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology’s Standards and Competencies for Cancer Chemotherapy Nursing Practice and the Canadian Association for Pharmacy in Oncology’s Standards of Practice for Oncology Pharmacy in Canada