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The Importance of Self Care for Oncology Nurse Navigators: Resilience and Empowerment

The Importance of Self Care for Oncology Nurse Navigators: Resilience and Empowerment

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.

Unprotected Sex After Chemotherapy

Unprotected Sex After Chemotherapy

How long after receiving chemotherapy should patients wait to have unprotected sex?

Specialty, Primary Care Practices Increase Their Numbers of Advanced Practice Clinicians

Specialty, Primary Care Practices Increase Their Numbers of Advanced Practice Clinicians

In the period from 2008 to 2016, advanced practice clinician employment increased significantly in physician practices.

Coordinating Roles of ONNs, OSWs on Multidisciplinary Cancer Care Team

Coordinating Roles of ONNs, OSWs on Multidisciplinary Cancer Care Team

Please clarify the role and responsibilities of oncology nurse navigators (ONNs) vs those of the oncology social workers (OSWs).

Internal Benchmarking Improves Nurse Workflow, Staffing in Radiation Oncology

Internal Benchmarking Improves Nurse Workflow, Staffing in Radiation Oncology

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.

New Pharmacy Regulations

New Pharmacy Regulations

What impact do the new pharmacy regulations (USP) have on nursing staff?

Can a Smartphone App Track Patient Symptoms During Clinical Trials?

Can a Smartphone App Track Patient Symptoms During Clinical Trials?

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.

Mitomycin Extravasation Protocol

Mitomycin Extravasation Protocol

What is the protocol for extravasation of Mitomycin C?

Study Links High Travel Burden, Clinical Trial Participation

Study Links High Travel Burden, Clinical Trial Participation

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.

Evidence-Based Practices, No CLABSIs Achieved Through Quality Improvement

Evidence-Based Practices, No CLABSIs Achieved Through Quality Improvement

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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