Clinical Nurse Specialist Explains Meaning and Impact of Implicit Bias on PatientsNovember 26th 2021
Kathy Burns, MS, APRN-CNS, AGCNS-BC, Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute, comments on the importance of being mindful about one’s implicit bias in the treatment of patients with cancer who have substance use disorders.
Ability to Communicate Is a Key Factor in Personalized Sedation GoalsNovember 25th 2021
David Hui, MD, MSc, from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses how caregivers may prioritize communication when making end-of-life sedation decisions for loved ones with agitated delirium.
The Value of a Fellowship Program in Redirecting One Nurse’s Career GoalsNovember 24th 2021
“Each step along the way has really helped me grow professionally, not just as a clinician, but as a whole practitioner, to make my transition to practice a lot easier and make me more comfortable… it’s really an invaluable experience.”
Prescribing Considerations for Patients with Chronic LeukemiaNovember 22nd 2021
Stephanie Jackson, DNP, MSN, RN, AOCNS, BMTCN, Oncology Nursing News co-editor in chief, discusses the importance of NCCN guidelines in prescribing medications for patients with chronic leukemia. .
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.
Expert Says Pandemic Put a ‘Lens’ on Health Disparities for People Outside the Medical FieldNovember 16th 2021
The director at the Center for Cancer Health Equity, The University of Ohio Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses how the pandemic put a spotlight on issues of equity within the health care system.
Cyclin Time Critical in Assessing Patients with COVID-19 and LeukemiaOctober 20th 2021
Stephanie Jackson, DNP, MSN, RN, AOCNS, BMTCN, Oncology Nursing News co-editor in chief, comments on how health care providers can effectively care for patients with COVID-19 and hematologic malignancies.
Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy In BIPOC Patients with CancerOctober 6th 2021
Answering questions without judgement and showcasing community members who have received the COVID-19 vaccine without negative outcomes can help alleiviate vaccine-related fears and concerns in BIPOC patients with cancer.
Families and Caregivers Can Help Protect Patients with Leukemia from COVID-19October 5th 2021
Stephanie Jackson, DNP, MSN, RN, AOCNS, BMTCN, Oncology Nursing News co-editor in chief, comments on the dedication she has observed from caregivers taking care of loved ones with leukemia during the COVID-19 era.
Oncology Nursing News Co-Editor in Chief Discusses Role of the Oncology Nurse in Leukemia TreatmentSeptember 19th 2021
Between monitoring for medication adherence and ensuring that patients know when to call if their symptoms escalate, oncology nurses are a pivotal factor in decreasing mortality among patients with leukemia, says Stephanie Jackson, DNP, MSN, RN, AOCNS, BMTCN.
Normalize Conversations Between Patients and Providers on the Financial Costs of CancerAugust 23rd 2021
Nearly half of patients with gynecologic cancer reported financial distress as a result of the high costs of cancer treatment, yet money is still not commonly discussed between patients and providers.
Oncology Nurses Who Proactively Manage CAR T-Cell Therapy-Related AEs Can Ensure Their Patients Remain on TreatmentAugust 11th 2021
Proper training can help oncology nurses act as intensivists and quickly identify if their patients are experiencing any CAR T-cell therapy-related adverse events.