How one facility ensures compliance with a complex treatment protocol.
Using a journal club presentation, nurse leaders prepare the staff of a surgical oncology unit to care for patients undergoing robotic surgery for gastrointestinal cancers.
A project at a large cancer center added clinical photography to patients’ EMR to create detailed documentation of treatment effectiveness over time.
A Florida ONS chapter teamed up with a nonprofit organization in a unique program intended to promote prevention and early detection of melanoma.
Researchers outlined outcomes after the addition of ambulatory-specific curriculum to the didactic and practical portions of the nurse residency program.
Researchers outline best practice for responding to anticancer therapy-induced hypersensitivity.
Implementation of the ERAS protocol has a dramatic effect on outcomes for patients undergoing prostate or renal cancer surgery.
A review of outcomes in the MAVORIC trial for patients with CTCL who experienced treatment-related AEs.
Including chlorhexidine gluconate-impregnated dressing in central line bundle resulted in a dramatic change in central line infections.
Researchers argue that palliative care integration into treatment regimens contribute to improving the quality of life for patients in phase 1 clinical trials.
Novel program allows staff nurses to show their appreciation for the kind acts of their peers, regardless of who was the beneficiary of the act.
Genetic patient navigators have a positive effect on patient adherence to risk-mitigating health behaviors and nongenetic HCPs understanding of genetic risks.
Researchers explored how parents of children with cancer use the Internet to build a support system and coping strategies.
A team approach to creating a centralized location for the clinical summary within the EMR had a significant effect on coordination of pretransplant care.
Patient-completed pill and toxicity diaries were linked to medication adherence and timely management of AEs in clinical trial participants.
A multidisciplinary program developed to educate nurses on recognizing and managing the signs and symptoms of CAR-T cell therapy adverse effects.
This approach to managing opioid misuse/diversion and addiction in oncology patients stresses use harm reduction, instead of an attempt at abstinence or addiction treatment.
Tobacco-cessation program at an ambulatory cancer center sought to reduce smoking among patients undergoing treatment for cancer.
Novel innovations enhanced nurse education on pain assessment a re-assessment that enhanced patient satisfaction, although documentation still lagged at the end of the project.