ONN's Top 5 Stories: January 2019

Friday, February 01, 2019
Here are the top 5 Oncology Nursing News stories for January 2019.

5. Nursing Call to Action
In her first piece as a contributor for ONN, Angee Kilmer highlights the importance of survivorship planning and the role oncology nurses can play in helping their patients beyond treatment.

4. Rising Cost of Cancer Drugs Takes a Toll
While oncology nurses typically focus on the on the physical and emotional side of therapy, they may now have to help patients address financial barriers as well.

3. Addressing Patients’ Pyschosocial Needs
This piece takes a look at why it’s critical to address patients’ psychosocial needs to resolve the challenges of delivering value-based oncology care.

2. Three Ways to Improve the Patient Experience
In her recent story, ONN contributor Debi Fischer explores three things oncology nurses can do to give their patients a better experience.

1. Nursing Named Most Trusted for 17th Year
According to a recent Gallup poll we recapped in this piece, there is no more trusted profession than nursing – for 17 years and counting.

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And as always, for links to all of our top stories and more, visit OncNursingNews.com.

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