February 28th 2024
An expert discussed how the benefits of mindfulness in patients with cancer can also be applied to oncology nurses.
February 20th 2024
Wearable technology can track hand hygiene protocol adherence, making wards more aware of their hand washing and sanitizing rates on a weekly basis.
February 13th 2024
Virtual reality headsets can be used to reduce anxiety in patients with cancer undergoing treatment and as an educational tool for nurses learning how to have difficult conversations with patients.
February 8th 2024
Oncology practices can create more access to care by leveraging the use of APPs, empowering nurses to practice at the top of their licensure, utilizing nurse navigators, and planning ahead.
January 25th 2024
An expert discussed how oncology nurses can help social workers seek available financial resources for patients by opening the conversation about any needs to be addressed.
Patient Voice Is Key to Advance Oncology Nursing Research
Adding patient engagement strategies can help to enhance the research agenda for oncology nursing.
Oncology Nurse Practitioners Can Streamline the Cancer Treatment Process
How are patients with cancer triaged at key points throughout their journeys? Who helps them understand their diagnoses or treatments and prioritizes what to do next? Who pulls in the resources needed to make sure patients get what they need as expeditiously as possible?
The Day Planner
A nurse navigator uses a simple tool to help a forgetful patient overcome a barrier to care.
Doing Favors for Patients
Navigating the gray area between excellent professional care and inappropriate behavior can be difficult.
Helping Patients Cope With Care Costs: An Online Boot Camp for Financial Navigators
Members of the ACCC have created an online course, Financial Advocacy Boot Camp, to help financial navigators find the funds for their patients.
How Oncology Nurse Navigators Contribute to Value-Based Cancer Care
Tricia Strusowski, MS, RN, discusses the importance of a nurse navigator to both the patient and the center.
How Even Small Changes Can Ease a Patient's Journey
Change is the one word that describes an immediate result of a cancer diagnosis. A patient’s world can be turned upside down, and they could end up facing obstacles including dietary changes, role changes within their family, and even changes in their activities of daily living.
Compassion Fatigue, Burnout, or Both? What Can Oncology Nurses Do to Help Each Other?
Caring for patients with cancer is an incredible privilege, however, it can also generate considerable stress.
Navigating Cancer Care: ONS Statement Stresses Need for Oncology Certification
When it comes to coordinating care for patients with cancer, a nurse with oncology certification needs to play a central role in the process.
EMR: The Patient Perspective
Are electronic medical records affecting patient care?
Navigation Program Proves a Win-Win for Patients and Medical Center
A grant from a pharmaceutical company is translating into a win for both the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro and its patients with cancer.
Dr. Duncan on Measuring the Success of Patient Navigation
Mark D. Duncan, MD, from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, discusses demonstrable metrics that help measure the success of a patient navigation program.
Mary Lou Woodford on CoC Accreditation Compliance
Mary Lou Woodford, from the Cancer Resource Foundation, provides guidance on staying compliant with the new patient navigation accreditation standards from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.
Today's Nurse Navigator: Educating and Advocating for Cancer Patients
As both patient advocate and educator, the ONN partners with physicians to help support the cancer patient's journey throughout the course of disease, with the ultimate goal of improving care and outcomes.
Opportunity Knocks: New ACoS Standard Requires Navigation Process in Place by 2015
Facilities seeking Commission on Cancer accreditation now need to have a patient navigation process in place by 2015.
Immune Engager Therapies Improve Responses, PFS in RRMM After CAR T-Cell Therapy
Liso-Cel Elicits Rapid, Durable Responses in Relapsed/Refractory CLL/SLL
Adding Azoles May Not Impact Efficacy of Ruxolitinib in Acute GVHD Treatment
Ruxolitinib Plus Belumosudil Confers a 55% Response Rate in GVHD
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