Professional Organizations and Regulatory Agencies with Position Statements and/or Guidelines for Handling and Disposal of Hazardous Drug Agents * American Medical Association's Council on Scientific Affairs * American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) * American Society of Hospital Pharmacists (ASHP) * Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) * Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA) * National Institutes for Health (NIH) * National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) * National Study Commission on Cytotoxic Exposure * Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) * Oncology Nursing Society
(ONS) Position Statement * U.S.
Table 1 Dimensions of the Clinical Research Nursing Specialty * Clinical Practice * Study Management * Care Coordination and Continuity * Human Subjects Protection * Contribution to the Science Source: NIH, 2009 Table 2 Oncology Nursing Society
(ONS) Oncology Clinical Trials Nurse Competencies * Facilitates compliance with the requirements of the research protocol and good clinical research practice while remaining cognizant of the needs of diverse patient populations.
A clinical nurse specialist at Canada's Manitoba Prostate Centre and editor of the Oncology Nursing Society
's prestigious Oncology Nursing Forum journal, Katz tackles this intimate and sensitive subject with the same professionalism and compassion that appear in her four previous books about cancer.
MAYER, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN, is an Associate Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Nursing, Chapel Hill, NC; a Member of the Adult and Geriatric Health Division, School of Nursing and the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center; and is a Past President, the Oncology Nursing Society
MUSCAT: In a move to actively introduce and develop the concept of community palliative care in the Sultanate of Oman, the National Association for Cancer Awareness (NACA), in collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MoH) and Oncology Nursing Society
(ONS) of America, launched a four-day course in palliative care at City Seasons yesterday.
He has also served in a variety of leadership roles at the national level within the Oncology Nursing Society
Cancer nurses play an important and unique role in responding to the needs of people affected by cancer throughout the continuum of care, from prevention to end of life care and bereavement support (Clinical Oncology Society 1996, Oncology Nursing Society
Georgia Northwest Crescent Oncology Nursing Society
Other supporting professional organizations include the National Hospice and Palliative Care Association, the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, and the Oncology Nursing Society
This project was the culmination of years of research that could not have been possible without the tireless work and cooperation of The American Association of Critical Care Nurses, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, the Oncology Nursing Society
, the American Organization of Nurse Executives, and the 85 other nursing organizations who contributed to the project.
We looked at multiple technology solutions and selected an oncology-specific CPOE for its ability to automate chemotherapy orders; track the most complex treatments, cumulative doses, supporting medications and patient history; develop specialized treatment plans to ensure standardization and cost-effective chemotherapy administration; provide nurse medication charting that conforms to both Joint Commission and Oncology Nursing Society
standards; and, enable real-time clinical information integration with our core applications--including Cerner.
Some have suggested that the clinical nurse specialist, as defined by the Oncology Nursing Society
, could serve as an ideal pattern for an advanced practice radiation therapist in the United States.