Oncology Nursing News & Features
Oncology nurse navigators tend to forget the most important person in the cancer care continuum: themselves. In this keynote presentation at the 2018 ONA Navigation Summit, Deborah Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS®, FAAN, talks about the importance of self care.
How long after receiving chemotherapy should patients wait to have unprotected sex?
In the period from 2008 to 2016, advanced practice clinician employment increased significantly in physician practices.
Please clarify the role and responsibilities of oncology nurse navigators (ONNs) vs those of the oncology social workers (OSWs).
A review of oncology radiation nurse workload led to new benchmarks for staffing and reduced over/under staffing, according to a presentation at the 2018 ONS Annual Congress.
What impact do the new pharmacy regulations (USP) have on nursing staff?
Researchers explored the effectiveness of using a smartphone app to monitor adverse effects of patients with cancer undergoing treatment as part of a clinical trial.
What is the protocol for extravasation of Mitomycin C?
Travel to appointments can be difficult for patients with cancer. In this study, researchers sought to determine the effect of travel burden on clinical trial participation by household income, race/ethnicity, and clinical trial phase.
Faced with an increasing CLABSI rate on their oncology unit, nurse leaders at this rural Northwest hospital surveyed their staff to identify the changes they needed to make. Implementing those changes resulted in a dramatic improvement in patient care outcomes.
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