Tracy Krimmel on Overcoming Challenges in Oncology Nursing

Tracy Krimmel, MSN, AOCN, APRN-BC, Nurse Manager, Adult Clinic Staff, the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, goes over challenges oncology nurses face.

Tracy Krimmel, MSN, AOCN, APRN-BC, Nurse Manager, Adult Clinic Staff, the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, goes over challenges oncology nurses face.

Krimmel says some of the challenges facing oncology nurses can be seen as a positive. While the ever-changing world of oncology is a huge challenge, by staying on top of the changes in the field, nurse can be better equipped to care for patients.

Because of all the new developments in oncology, there is an increase in survivorship, Krimmel says. The increase in patients can also be a challenge for nurses.