I’m sure we can all agree that we’d like to provide the best care possible to our patients each and every day.
As a young adult with cancer you may feel like a prisoner in your own world. How can nurses help this age group?
Yoga and Cancer
Yoga can benefit the cancer survivor both physically and emotionally.
Lower Turnover with Respect from Authority
Challenge and respect are two sides of the same coin.
Inspired by You
Who has shaped you to become the nurse you are today?
Choice of Words Do Matter
Does your choice of word matter to your patients?
Dealing with the ambiguity of life and cancer, inspired by Bob Dylan.
Who Am I?
Have you considered the possibility that your patient may be going through an identity crisis brought on by their cancer diagnosis?
Teachable Moments in Misconceptions
Nurses can advocate for patients by opening eyes and minds at every opportunity.
Lost in the Shuffle
Childhood cancer is a family diagnosis. Healthy siblings can often be overlooked when one child has cancer, leading to emotional issues.
We All Need A Little Beauty Sleep
Are you, and your patients, getting enough sleep every night? A good night's sleep can contribute to better health.
Loneliness: The New Smoking, Part 2
This second installment of this blog on loneliness focuses on how loneliness may compromise health and can be combatted against.
Perspective Shift: Patient to Caregiver
Cancer touches the caregiver as much as the patient, and that position comes with it's own, unique emotional tolls.
Leading the Leaders
We have all the tools we need to solve problems, we just need to remind leadership how to use them.
I Made a Mistake
How can nursing professionals take medical errors and learn from them?
Awareness? How about ACTION!
When cancer "awareness" isn't enough, it's time to take action and become advocates.
Can You Just Listen to Me?
Is saying "sorry" enough when someone is grieving? As a nurse, how can you help a grieving patient or family?
Loneliness: The New Smoking
Exploring loneliness and its effect on health. Part 1 of 2.
You Mean I've Got to Live With This?
For patients with cancer especially, dealing with anxiety in a world of unknowns can be difficult.
Tie Up Loose Ends for the Patient's Sake
Nurses don’t have to be Mother Teresa, saints, or martyrs, but sometimes when it comes to empathy, we are the cleanup crew.
Eating Healthy on the Job
Two-thirds of cancers can be prevented by diet and exercise alone. Now is the time to focus on cancer prevention.
Addressing the Need, One Survivor at a Time
For survivors of childhood cancer, survivorship programs can offer assistance for their families as much as for them.
What if it were me?
The best stories bring us to see our lives with whole new eyes
The Value of Clarity
Clarity helps us go where we intend to go.
How do cancer survivors perceive their cancer?
The Panoramic View
Oncology nurses need to view healthcare through a panoramic lens to best serve cancer patients.
The Elephant of Intimacy
Is the elephant of intimacy making you or your patient uncomfortable?
Oncology for the Holidays
The holidays are here again, and cancer hasn't gone anywhere
Nurses can apply the principles of beneficience and nonmaleficience to heal healthcare.
Accepting the Unacceptable
How can nurses walk through the challenges of palliative care when comforting is uncomfortable?
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