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Happy Oncology Nursing Day!

Tuesday, April 4, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Maria dela Cruz
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April 4, 2017 is the 14th Annual Oncology Nursing Day.

The theme this year is "The Path to Change: Oncology Nurses Leading the Way", highlights the integral role oncology nurses play influencing and leading change in complex health care environments.

Watch this inspirational video in celebration of all that Oncology Nurses do:

Oncology nurses care for patients and families by :

·         Guiding them through treatment

·         Helping them recover after surgery

·         Participating in research

·         Always being present and compassionate

·         Coordinating patient education

·         Providing excellent inpatient care

·         Implementing system improvements

·         Planning and implementing new practices

·         Making sure everyone who needs chemotherapy gets chemotherapy

·         Leading ambulatory clinics

·         Leading unit operations

·         Monitoring patients for any late effects of their treatment

·         Coordinating care for clinical trials

·         Leading and supporting our provincial cancer control program

·         Facilitating smooth clinical care delivery

·         Providing education to nurses

·         Being a resource and mentor for staff

·         Providing the best post-op care

·         Supporting staff do do their jobs well

·         Managing nursing teams

·         Helping to manage complicated health challenges

·         Navigating patients’ journeys

·         Helping clinics run smoothly

Oncology nurses are:

·         Nurse Practitioners

·         Gynecology Surgery Inpatient Nurses

·         Chief Program Officers

·         Director of Cancer Care Teams

·         Intensive Care Palliative RNs

·         Patient Care Managers

·         Pediatric Nurse Clinicians

·         Ambulatory Clinics Nurse Clinicians

·         System Therapy Unit Nurse Clinicians

·         Long Term Survivor Primary Nurses

·         Clinical Nurse Specialists

·         Tumour Triage Coordinators

·         Inpatient Unit Managers

·         Clinical Educators

·         Patient Centred Integrators

·         Radiation Therapy Coordinators

·         Ambulatory Oncology Nurse Clinicians

·         In-Patient General Surgery Clinicians

·         Surgical Oncology Nurse Clinicians

·         Unit Managers

·         Executive Directors of Cancer Centres

·         Clinical Operations Analysts

·         Research Clinicians

·         Gynecology Inpatient Surgery RNs


Thank you, Oncology Nurses!

For more information about Oncology Nursing Day, go to: