Darcy Burbage Discusses the Role of Nurses in Treating CIPN

Darcy Burbage, RN, MSN, AOCN, CBCN
Darcy Burbage, RN, MSN, AOCN, CBCN

Darcy has over 30 years of experience as an oncology nurse serving in a variety of roles. She is currently the Survivorship Nurse Navigator at the Helen F Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute. In addition to her clinical experience, she has held leadership positions in the local and national Oncology Nursing Society and has authored articles, book chapters, and has presented locally and nationally on numerous oncology topics. Darcy is passionate about mentoring new oncology nurses and helping patients maximize their quality of life.

Darcy Burbage, RN, MSN, AOCN, CBCN, Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, discusses the role nurses play in treating patients with chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN).

Darcy Burbage, RN, MSN, AOCN, CBCN, Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, discusses the role nurses play in treating patients with chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN).

Burbage emphasizes that management of CIPN should begin even before the onset of the condition, when nurses should educate their patients. Once the patient does have CIPN, nurses can continue to provide information and advice, as well as referrals to physical and occupational therapy.