Oncology Nursing Society Congress | Conference

Dennise Geiger Discusses Telephone Triage in Cancer Care

April 28th 2016

Dennise Geiger, RN, Regional Cancer Care Associates, Central Jersey Division, discusses difficulties nurses face when using telephone triage, and the plan that was developed to better streamline the process. 

Kathryn Ciccolini Discusses the CREAM Principles to Manage Dermatologic AEs

April 28th 2016

Kathryn Ciccolini, RN, BSN, OCN, DNC, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses the concept she developed to manage dermatologic adverse events for patients with cancer.

Moving Time-Consuming Chemotherapy Regimens from Inpatient to Outpatient Settings Improves Quality of Life and Saves Money, Study Shows

April 28th 2016

When chemotherapy involves tricky infusion timing, patients are routinely admitted to hospitals to receive their treatments. But what would happen if these drugs could be administered successfully on an outpatient basis?

Finding the Right Dose: Sublingual Fentanyl Spray for Breakthrough Cancer Pain

April 28th 2016

West Cancer Center researchers developed a best nursing practice protocol for titration of fentanyl sublingual spray, which is the most recently approved transmucosal immediate-release fentanyl formulation.

Nurse-Led Study Evaluates Safe Use of Nephrostomy Tube to Deliver Chemotherapy and Biotherapy

April 28th 2016

Researchers at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey are testing the possibility of sending treatment drugs directly to the kidney in patients with upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma.

When a Symptom Intervention Works, Why Not Use It?

April 28th 2016

When oncology nurses move proactively to learn more about and use proven effective “green-lighted” interventions like exercise and muscle relaxation in their daily practice, it can go a long way.

Proactive, Team-Based Approach Leads to Better Care, Fewer Treatment Delays for Head and Neck Cancer Patients

April 28th 2016

A multidisciplinary team led by oncology nurses can reduce both hospitalization and treatment breaks for patients with head and neck cancer.

Ellyn Matthews Addresses Misconceptions About Sleep Disturbances

April 28th 2016

Ellyn Matthews, PhD, RN, AOCNS, CBSM, who holds the Elizabeth Stanley Cooper Endowed Chair in Oncology Nursing at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, addresses common misconceptions that patients with cancer have about sleep disturbances.

Jeannine Brant on the Benefits of Patient-Reported Outcomes

April 28th 2016

Jeannine Brant, PhD, Billings Clinic, discusses the benefits of patient-reported outcomes in cancer care.

Adapt Healthcare Skills to Meet Cancer Needs of LGBT Community

April 28th 2016

Cancer doesn’t discriminate, but that doesn’t mean the healthcare system won’t. This proves to be even more true for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

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