Patricia Jakel, MN, RN AOCN

Patricia Jakel, MN, RN AOCN

Patricia Jakel is an advanced practice nurse for the UCLA Santa Monica Solid Oncology Program. In 1997, she received the Advanced Practice Nurse of the Year Award from the ONS Los Angeles Chapter. She is an active member of American Nurses Association, the American Cancer Society, and the Oncology Nursing Society, and her personal research interests include survivorship, adverse event management, and quality-of-life improvement.

Articles

The Year of the Nurse and Midwife: Nurses Share Their Thoughts, Feelings on 2020

November 24, 2020

To understand the impact of the pandemic, I asked clinical nurses to describe the 2020 The Year of the Nurse and Midwife in a few words. Everyone was eager to give a statement and many, many were very prideful for the nursing care done in 2020.

An Unusual Welcome for New Nurses

July 20, 2020

I love introducing new nurses to the joy of oncology nursing. The process is gratifying, stressful, and brings much happiness and meaning to my work. However, this year is difficult for everyone including the new nurses, preceptors, and educators.