Accumulating over 29 years' experience in providing exceptional care for patients, the Gynecologic Oncology expert is changing the profession for the better and is now serving in her current role as Gynecologic Oncology Nurse
Navigator at the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center in Albuquerque, NM.
JEAN PARTRIDGE, a committed oncology nurse
with a legacy of strong patient advocacy, died in Mercy Hospice in Auckland in February this year.
Perceived benefits and challenges of an oncology nurse
Jill Hire, RN, OCN has been an Oncology nurse
for seven and a half years and is currently employed in a Northeast Indiana health system's outpatient chemotherapy unit.
Reason number TWO: Access to mentoring programs which is a formal mentoring program for oncology nurse
professionals along which includes a student newsletter along with discount rates.
Coverage encompasses symptoms arranged alphabetically in 20 chapters, from alopecia, anemia, and anxiety to skin and nail alterations, sleep-wake disturbances, and spiritual care from the oncology nurse
A graduate of East Tennessee State University and Troy State University, current president of the Northeast Tennessee Nurse Practitioner Association, and a member of the American Nurses Association, Sharp is currently employed as an oncology nurse
practitioner at Blue Ridge Medical Specialists in Bristol, Tenn.
ONS member Debra McCreary, BSN, RN, OCN[R], an oncology nurse
educator at Morton Plant Mease Health Care and president of the Pinellas County ONS (PCONS) Chapter in Florida, shares that in September 2004, PCONS sponsored the "United We Stand, Together We Can" event to honor 265 patients with cancer, their families, and guests at the St.
The Role of the Oncology Nurse Oncology nurses
are dedicated to various aspects of cancer care, including prevention and early detection, secondary and tertiary care of patients and families, and care of survivors.
Perceptions of Current and Future Number of Oncology Registered Nurses and Total RNs in the Nursing Workforce Percent Oncology Nurse
Nurses Oncologists Executives Number n = 494 n = 664 n = 347 Number of RNs in the United States Too many 1 1 1 Too few 83 76 93 Right amount 15 22 6 RNs Specialized in Oncology Too many -- 1 -- Too few 88 86 90 Right amount 12 13 10 Number of RNs in 10 years Too many 4 2 1 Too few 88 82 98 Right amount 9 15 1 Perceptions of the oncology nursing workplace.