Here are the top 5 Oncology Nursing News stories for November 2018.
5. Incorporating Stress Interventions into Breast Cancer Management
In this story, we examine an 11-year study showed that patients with nonmetastatic breast cancer who learned to manage their stress with cognitive behavioral interventions had less depression and better quality of life.
4. Oncology Nurse Practitioners Can Streamline the Treatment Process
To celebrate Nurse Practitioner’s Week in early November, we took a look back at how oncology nurse practitioners who work as patient navigators are equipped to assist in transitional moments throughout the cancer continuum.
3. New Program Helps with Cancer-Related Cognitive Impairment
In this story, we take a look at a virtual online rehabilitation tool that shows promise in the detection and treatment of cognitive impairments among patients with cancer.
2. Holidays Make End-of-Life Discussions Even More Difficult Talking about end of life during what should be the happiest time of year can be difficult. In this story, we look at how nurses can help facilitate these discussions with patients and their families.
1. Nurse Mentors: We Rise by Lifting Others
In this story, one nurse explores how more seasoned nurses can step up as mentors to help newer nurses achieve their goals and ultimately improve care delivery.