Laura Wood, RN, MSN, OCN, Megan Price, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, Virginia Seery, CRNP, MSN
Megan Price, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, and Virginia Seery, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, AOCNP, discuss their approach to conversations with patients and families regarding first-line therapy for advanced renal-cell carcinoma. They also describe what resources they share with patients to help them after the initial consultation.
The authors present their findings from a patient satisfaction study conducted 1 year after the establishment of an oncology nurse navigation program to collect patient feedback and discover opportunities for improvements.
In preparation for the new American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC) standards, OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center focused on having an oncology nurse navigation program in place to support patients by January 2014.