Will Requiring the DNP Improve the Quality of Oncology Nursing?April 22nd 2022
Advocacy and opposition continue to grow regarding the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties’ goal of requiring the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree (DNP) for entry-level nurse practitioners.
Bioimpedance Spectroscopy Is a Better Predictor of Chronic Lymphedema Vs Tape MeasurementFebruary 6th 2022
Patients who underwent surveillance with bioimpedance spectroscopy were less likely to develop chronic breast cancer–related lymphedema compared with patients who were assessed with tape measure.
Geriatric Assessments Help Promote Comorbidity-Related Discussions in Patients With Advanced CancerJanuary 28th 2022
A secondary analysis of the COACH study revealed that a geriatric assessment–guided intervention increased the number of comorbidity-related discussions between patients and providers.
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s NP Fellowship Successfully Retains 100% of FellowsNovember 18th 2021
Jessica MacIntyre, executive director of clinical operations at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, explains how the small market for experienced oncology nurse practitioners prompted their institution to design a successful Hematology/Oncology Nurse Practitioner Fellowship.
Lifestyle Medicine Clinic May Help Cancer Survivors Improve Their Diet, Physical ActivityApril 20th 2021
A clinic for patients with a history of cancer led by an advanced practice nurse and a dietician may empower patients to improve their lifestyles through diet and exercise, especially since it may have an impact on their outcomes and future risk for diseases.