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How To Approach Fertility Conversations With AYA Patients as an Oncology Nurse

May 12th 2022

Conversations surrounding fertility preservation may differ between young men and women with cancer, according to Donna Herrera Bell, MSN, APRN, FNP-C.

Kate Sandstrom on Ensuring Patient Follow-Up With Radiation Oncology Teams

May 11th 2022

Kate Sandstrom, MSN, APRN-BC, AOCN, discusses the importance of including the radiation oncology team in a patient’s long-term care plan.

Oncology Nurses Drastically Reduce Central Line Infection Incidences Through Peer-to-Peer Observation Strategy

May 11th 2022

Oncology nurses at the 2022 ASTCT Meeting shared how a peer-to-peer observation and validation tool helped decrease central line-associated bloodstream infections by 68%.

Study Seeks to Identify Connection Between Cognitive function and Anxiety In Patients Receiving Chemotherapy

May 10th 2022

Unrelieved stress may contribute to cancer-related cognitive impairment and anxiety in patients undergoing chemotherapy.

Established Downtime Procedures Protect Patient Outcomes Against Cyber Attacks

May 10th 2022

In the age of cyberattacks, establishing and practicing a downtime procedure is crucial to safeguard patient care, according to Kelli-Ann Mancini, MSN, RN, OCN.

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