Minimizing the Breast Cancer Risk This Holiday Season
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC 11/26/2014 0
The holidays are upon us, and it is never too early to discuss key factors that can affect the risks of breast cancer. While I am not a Grinch about the holidays, we need to keep a ...
Linda M. Gorman
Moving Palliative Care Into Mainstream Healthcare
Linda M. Gorman, RN, MN, PMHCNS-BC, CHPN, FPCN, OCN 11/20/2014 1
We all know that our healthcare system has to adapt to the needs of a growing aging population of people who have multiple chronic illnesses, including cancer. Palliative care is ...
Tambre’s Tips on Engaging Patients
Tambre Leighn, MA, CPC, ELI-MP, Founder & CEO, WellBeyondOrdinary.com 11/18/2014 2
In my last post, From Hollywood to Healthcare, I introduced you to the world of coaching and how the core coaching competencies can help healthcare practitioners, especially in ...
The Color Purple: Creating Awareness for a Fatal Disease
Michelle Bragazzi, BS, RN 11/14/2014 1
Are you aware that November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month? If not, you're not alone. According to a recent survey, when asked the question: "When you hear the word cancer, ...
Contemporary Approaches to Opioid Prescribing for the NP
Anne Booms, MeNsgPC, AOCN, CHPN, BCN, CWCN, CHN,CNN, MeNsgNP(Belgium), MHN(Belgium) 11/13/2014 3
I was asked to review a 69-year-old male patient with escalating pain and a history of of stage 4 pancreatic cancer. His past history consisted of peripheral neuropathy due to type ...
Deborah A. Boyle
An Urgent Call for Oncogeriatric Assessment in Clinical Practice
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN 11/10/2014 5
Being a long-standing champion of the special needs of older cancer patients, I read with interest a very recent systematic review of the usefulness of performing a comprehensive ...