The THRIVE Program includes an 8-hour retreat designed to teach staff skills for combating compassion fatigue and for promoting resilience.
MGH Program Supports Sexual Health of Women Receiving Pelvic RT for Gastrointestinal and Gynecologic Malignancies
In an interview with Cancer Network, Lorraine Drapek describes a multidisciplinary program at MGH to support vaginal and sexual health post RT for GI and gynecologic malignancies.
Oncology nurse leaders share insights into the care of vulnerable oncology populations—from ED triage to tailored telehealth sessions for homeless populations.
A pilot protocol developed at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center resulted in exponential increases in both influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations in the outpatient setting.
Oncology nursing leader Deborah Boyle highlights some essential tips to address common issues in bedside care, staff communication, and on-the-job distress.
Alisa Domb highlighted training and workflow optimization for an ambulatory-setting navigation program covering 10 hem/onc clinics and 2 cancer centers, during the 2018 ONS Congress.
Updates to the 8th edition of AJCC's staging manual include incorporation of more nonanatomic features. Oncology Clinical Specialist Chelsea Backler discussed key changes during the 2018 ONS Congress.
Jeannine Brant, PhD, APRN-CNS, discussed the importance of using non-opioid modalities to manage cancer patients' pain, during the 2018 ONS Congress.
After non-oncology units received comprehensive safety kits for handling oral hazardous drugs, chemo handling precautions at Maine Medical Center increased significantly.
Detailed education and other initiatives related to CHG cloth use boosted bathing compliance rates by 95% in 14 months, and decreased CLABSI by 8%.