Plan and Care Plan Track: Automated system for tracking Follow-Up Care (Clinical Care Routines, Surveillance and Screenings) will post alerts for up to 5 years on the New Survivorship and Care Plan Calendar.
Nurse practitioner-led survivorship clinics are frequently being favoured overseas as survivorship care
models start to mature.
The award comes from the Massachusetts-based Oncology Rehab Partners, an organization that leads experts in the field of survivorship care
. STAR Program Certification uniquely qualifies facilities like Spectrum Health Regional Cancer Center to offer premium cancer rehabilitation and survivorship services to people who suffer from debilitating side effects caused by treatments.
New guidelines from NCCN address Cancer Survivorship Care
, and are aimed at guiding this process.
plans help patients as they make the shift from their oncologist to a primary care provider.
Oncologists need to provide a survivorship care
plan directly to the patient, she said, so that survivors and their physicians can keep track of "what has been done and what needs to be done in the future."
Omoya added that prevention through early detection, treatment, palliative care and survivorship care
would greatly help patients.
While construction on the center nears completion, nurse navigators are seeing patients and have already conducted more than 600 face-to-face meetings, more than 250 Survivorship Care
Plans, completed nearly 3,000 referrals to social workers, held more than 30 gynecology and breast cancer support group meetings and nine caregiver support group meetings.
Instead, it recommends how best to deliver patient-centered care in the areas of assessment, treatment planning, care management, interprofessional collaboration, and survivorship care
The new facility also will offer new and expanded services such as clinical research trials, psychiatry, nutritional counseling, rehabilitation, survivorship care
and support, and St.
11215, the National Integrated Cancer Control Act, aims to scale up programs and investments for the prevention and treatment of cancer, timely and effective survivorship care
through the creation of a National Integrated Cancer Control Council, a Philippine Cancer Center, and Cancer Assistance Fund.
It also aims to provide palliative care and pain management, effective survivorship care
and late effects management and rehabilitation.