Nursing | Roles

Emotional Health of Nurses Appears Continues to be Severely Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic, Survey Says
November 27, 2021

One in 3 nurses do not feel emotionally health, a large number of whom have experienced trauma due to the COVID-19 pandemic and no longer wish to be in their job position.

Gap in End-of-Life Cancer Care Observed Among Those Eligible for Both Medicare and Medicaid
November 26, 2021

Investigators have identified a gap in end-of-life care among patients with cancer who are dual eligible for Medicare and Medicaid.

Using the THRIVE Program to Teach Self-Care to Oncology Nurses
April 11, 2019

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
July 18, 2018

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.

How to Close Care Gaps in Vulnerable Populations
July 15, 2018

Oncology nurse leaders share insights into the care of vulnerable oncology populations-from ED triage to tailored telehealth sessions for homeless populations.

Nurse-Driven Protocol Increased Vaccination for Flu, Pneumonia
July 12, 2018

A pilot protocol developed at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center resulted in exponential increases in both influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations in the outpatient setting.

Quick but Powerful Tips and Takeways for Nursing Best Practices and Emotional Support
June 29, 2018

Oncology nursing leader Deborah Boyle highlights some essential tips to address common issues in bedside care, staff communication, and on-the-job distress.

How to Build a System-Wide Ambulatory Navigation Program
May 30, 2018

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.

Managing Cancer Pain With Non-Opioid Modalities
May 25, 2018

Jeannine Brant, PhD, APRN-CNS, discussed the importance of using non-opioid modalities to manage cancer patients' pain, during the 2018 ONS Congress.

TNM Tumor Staging Revisited: A Look at Updated AJCC Guidelines
May 25, 2018

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.