5 Questions... with Pamela Cipriano, PhD, RN, FAAN
As the demands on nurses across all specialties increase—and as the nursing shortage worsens—some in the nursing community are working at the problem from a new angle.
The Right Tool for the Job: Information Technology in Oncology Disease Management
Cancer can be a major financial burden on patients and their families. It is the second most expensive disease in the US, with annual costs estimated in excess of $200 billion.
2025 Oncology Nursing Reality Shock
Just as cancer nursing circa 1990 bears little resemblance to cancer nursing of today, in 2025 our profession will have advanced light years beyond current practice.
Nursing Sub-specialization: What Makes Oncology Nursing Different from All the Rest?
Nursing is one of the rare professions that allows for (and some may argue even encourages) specialization, yet that may not be the general perception.
Oncology Nursing: Above and Beyond the Call of Duty
Perhaps one of the more notable, but underappreciated professions, is that of oncology nursing. CURE magazine's aim is to honor them through the 2008 Extraordinary Healer Award for Oncology Nursing at their May 15 event.
Nurses as Advocates: Is It Worth It?
The patient is a 92-year-old male with colon cancer admitted for abdominal pain. He lives alone and cares for himself. He rates his pain a...
Tech Improves Care, Empowers Nurses? You Be the Judge
The true value of technology in healthcare becomes apparent when we imagine trying to do our jobs without information systems, telemetry, Internet access, or a day without our laptops, cell phones...
We spoke with Donna Berry, RN, PhD, AOCN, FAAN, Vice Chair for Research and professor at the University of Washington, Seattle and Nurse Researcher at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, about the...
5 Questions with... Jean M. Rosiak
5 Questions with... Jean M. Rosiak, RN, MSN, OCN, AOCNP, of Aurora Medical Group, Waukesha, WI.
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