Latest Oncology nursing Stories

2014-05-20 08:31:32

PHILADELPHIA, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mosby's oncology-specific nursing skills to be reviewed and updated by expert professional association Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today its collaboration with the Oncology Nursing Society [https://www.ons.org ] to review and amend 76 oncology-related skills in Mosby's...

2014-04-08 12:26:38

RESTON, Va., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- inPractice® Resources, LLC, a subsidiary of Clinical Care Options (CCO), today announced the launch of a first-of-its kind education and reference tool dedicated to the needs of all nurses who provide care for patients with cancer. inPractice® Oncology Nursing is a point-of-care tool that combines high-quality nursing-focused content, oncology-specific clinical decision support, patient education, and professional development...

2014-01-30 23:22:47

The Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology (APSHO) launches at the First JADPRO Live: Transforming Oncology Practice conference. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Harborside Press announces the launch of the Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology (APSHO), a new organization focused on meeting the unique educational and professional needs of the advanced practitioner in hematology and oncology. The formation of the Society was announced on...

2014-01-16 08:26:45

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diablo Valley Oncology and Hematology Medical Group has received reaccreditation by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The QOPI® Certification Program provides a three-year certification for outpatient hematology-oncology practices that meet the highest standards for quality cancer care. "Our goal is to provide the highest...

2013-10-29 23:29:58

The First Annual JADPRO LIVE Conference to feature a special panel discussion on the changing role of advanced practitioners in oncology, today and tomorrow. Cold Spring Harbor, NY (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Harborside Press is pleased to announce its first annual three-day conference, JADPRO LIVE: Transforming Oncology Practice. The conference brings Harborside’s popular peer-reviewed publication, the Journal of the Advanced Practitioner in Oncology (JADPRO), to a live, interactive...

2013-04-01 23:04:33

In honor of National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week, the Nurse Oncology Education Program (NOEP) and the LIVESTRONG Foundation have re-released their free, award-winning video education series entitled At the Crossroads: Cancer in Ages 15-39 at http://www.noep.org. Nurses, no matter the field of practice, can impact adolescent and young adult cancer. Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 Nearly 70,000 adolescent and young adults (AYAs) are diagnosed with cancer every year. Not only do AYAs...

2013-02-13 17:56:19

CU Cancer Center study shows the best way is not the preferred way About 60 percent of pediatric cancer patients experience malnourishment during treatment. At that point, patients and families have a choice: tube feeding or IV nutrition supplement. Which would you choose? A study published this week in the Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing shows that families' perceptions, especially of the discomfort of tube feeding, leads to choosing IV over tube — despite the fact that tube...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'