August 2020

How to Handle Patients Who Want to Record Medical Conversations

August 17, 2020

Updates

While most health care providers and medical practitioners are aware of the significant limitations HIPAA places on their activities, they are less clear how to react when it’s the patient who wants to record the physician, which could potentially expose protected health information of other patients.

Nurses Prevail Over Stressors Like Burnout, Educational Costs

August 16, 2020

From the Chairman

For many oncology nurses, caring for patients with cancer is the driving force inspiring them to come in to work, day after day. But issues with hospital or clinic administration plus the global coronavirus 2019 disease (COVID-19) pandemic are causing health care professionals to experience burnout or compassion fatigue.

Patients and Fellow Providers Offer Advice for Oncology Nurses

August 13, 2020

The Social Nurse

A job in oncology nursing is both stressful and rewarding—whether you have been working in the profession for 10 days or 10 years. We recently asked our readers and cancer survivors what advice they would give to new oncology nurses. What follows is just some of the advice shared.