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‘Is There a Video for That?’ Caregiver Education Video Boosts Confidence

‘Is There a Video for That?’ Caregiver Education Video Boosts Confidence

May 7th 2021, 1:38pm

ONS Annual Congress

When in-person classes on central venous catheter care were limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic, educational videos became even more important.

Expert Talks Ethics in Oncology Nursing

Expert Talks Ethics in Oncology Nursing

May 4th 2021, 6:21pm

ONS Annual Congress

Knowing your patient’s beliefs and goals is key to providing ethical cancer care.

NP Fellowship Helps Prepare Providers for Oncology Career

NP Fellowship Helps Prepare Providers for Oncology Career

May 3rd 2021, 4:09pm

ONS Annual Congress

Nurse practitioners are more valuable than ever in the world of cancer care.

Factors Correspond With Higher Levels of Sleep Disturbance in Patients with GI Cancers

Factors Correspond With Higher Levels of Sleep Disturbance in Patients with GI Cancers

April 30th 2021, 1:57pm

ONS Annual Congress

Factors such as being younger in age, having more comorbidities, and more prior cancer treatments all contribute to higher levels of sleep disturbance in patients with gastrointestinal cancers.

Survivorship Rehabilitation Program Provides Education to Improve Transition Following Active Treatment

Survivorship Rehabilitation Program Provides Education to Improve Transition Following Active Treatment

April 28th 2021, 6:30pm

ONS Annual Congress

In particular, patients reported improved knowledge in survivorship/surveillance and brain fog following the 6-week program.

Clear Masks Improve Care, Build Trust for Hearing-Impaired Patients

Clear Masks Improve Care, Build Trust for Hearing-Impaired Patients

April 28th 2021, 1:30pm

ONS Annual Congress

When patients rely on lip-reading to communicate, mask mandates have major effects on their care.

Onboarding Reference Guide Aids APPs Treating Patients Receiving Bone Marrow Transplant

Onboarding Reference Guide Aids APPs Treating Patients Receiving Bone Marrow Transplant

April 27th 2021, 5:44pm

ONS Annual Congress

The “cheat sheet” assisted advanced practice providers using a step-by-step guide that is updated frequently to allow for the most up-to-date information.

End-of-Life Care Poses Pros and Cons for Clinicians

End-of-Life Care Poses Pros and Cons for Clinicians

April 27th 2021, 1:15pm

ONS Annual Congress

A recent study analyzed the benefits and work-related stressors of end-of-life care.

COVID-19 Pandemic Shows ‘Silver Lining’ of Virtual Visits for Veterans Who Have Survived Cancer

COVID-19 Pandemic Shows ‘Silver Lining’ of Virtual Visits for Veterans Who Have Survived Cancer

April 26th 2021, 5:38pm

ONS Annual Congress

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many patients’ and survivors’ care has changed, but one nurse and her team sought to make this population more comfortable and safe during these times with virtual visits.

A New Care Delivery Model May Positively Impact Care Referrals for Patients with Breast Cancer

A New Care Delivery Model May Positively Impact Care Referrals for Patients with Breast Cancer

April 24th 2021, 4:00pm

ONS Annual Congress

Early research showed an improvement in provider recommendations of care for patients with breast cancer based on eight guideline metrics.