Penny Daugherty Discusses Patient Support

May 31, 2013
Penny Daugherty, RN, MS, OCN

Penny Daugherty, RN, MS, OCN, Southeastern Gynecologic Oncology, discusses how she supports a patient who has received a cancer diagnosis.

Penny Daugherty, RN, MS, OCN, Southeastern Gynecologic Oncology, discusses how she supports a patient who has received a cancer diagnosis.

Daugherty notes that she assess the situation before communicating with a patient and makes herself available at all times. She says that patients typically respond well to this method and request her presence during treatment or surgery.