Joyce Pagan

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Nursing Practice Change Improved Chemo Administration, But Old Habits Die Hard

Nursing Practice Change Improved Chemo Administration, But Old Habits Die Hard

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A nursing staff worked together to identify and work a solution to a high rate of "near-misses" in chemotherapy administration, but further evaluation and additional interventions are needed to maintain the successful practice change, study findings presented at 2018 ONS Annual Congress have shown.

Simple Adjustment Key to Paclitaxel Infusion Protocol That Reduced Hypersensitivity Reactions

Simple Adjustment Key to Paclitaxel Infusion Protocol That Reduced Hypersensitivity Reactions

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A project presented at the 2018 ONS Annual Congress demonstrated the effectiveness of standardizing nursing practices for paclitaxel infusions.

Developing Multidisciplinary Algorithm for AML Induction in Elderly Benefits Nurses

Developing Multidisciplinary Algorithm for AML Induction in Elderly Benefits Nurses

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Teaming up with multiple specialists to create an algorithm for managing AML in older patients improved clinician knowledge as well as provided patient-centered care, a presentation at 2018 ONS Annual Congress has shown.

Understanding Nurses' Knowledge, Beliefs, Skills in Caring for LGBT Patients

Understanding Nurses' Knowledge, Beliefs, Skills in Caring for LGBT Patients

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Researchers at an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center measured nurses' knowledge, beliefs, and skills regarding caring for LGB and transgender patients as a step toward improving health care for this patient population. Their results were presented at the 2018 ONS Annual Congress.

Dedicated End-of-Life Education Program Improves Nurses' Care, Patient and Family Satisfaction

Dedicated End-of-Life Education Program Improves Nurses' Care, Patient and Family Satisfaction

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A nurse-education program focused on end-of-life care that is compassionate for all involved in the cancer continuum — patients, their families, and the nurses — led to a hospital-wide educational program, introducing extensive changes and collaboration among nurses.

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