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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...

2013-10-29 12:28:24

Specialty-focused online reference also offers new technology platform and user interface for HIV, Hepatology, and Oncology RESTON, Va., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --inPractice® Resources today announced the launch of inPractice® Rheumatology, a new point-of-care decision support tool designed to meet the specific needs of rheumatologists. inPractice Rheumatology was unveiled at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, October 27-29, 2013....

2013-10-09 08:23:16

NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Haymarket Media Inc. (HMI) and the National Coalition of Oncology Nurse Navigators (NCONN) have formed a partnership to collaborate on a wide variety of educational initiatives for the oncology health professionals they serve. Under the agreement: -- Haymarket's Oncology Nurse Advisor (ONA), a multimedia resource for oncology nurses and other cancer clinicians, will be the official publication of NCONN. All coalition members will...

2013-04-29 08:28:12

128 Patient MuGard Study Underscores the Powerful Clinical Impact MuGard Provides Cancer Patients Suffering with Oral Mucositis DALLAS and NEW YORK, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP), an emerging biopharmaceutical company, announced that Carrie Daly, MS, RN, APN, AOCN of Rush University Medical Center presented data from a MuGard study, performed by the Institution, at last week's Oncology Nursing Society Annual Congress in Washington, DC....

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...

2013-02-13 12:27:22

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US today announced that a recent follow-up study shows members of The Oncology Nurse Community (TheONC.org) continue to apply knowledge from the online network to optimize care for a conservative estimate of over 365,000 cancer patients each year. Oncology nurse members surveyed reported improved understanding of topics such as fertility preservation and cancer pain management, and are continuing to utilize this knowledge in their...