Psychosocial Support Services/Assessment
Patient Lay Navigator Program: An Approach to Enhancing Patients’ Access to Psychosocial Support and Reducing Nonclinical Barriers Associated with Care
Shelita Anderson, MBA, BSN, RN, OCN, Carol Kirton, BSN, RN, OCN, ONN-CG, Renjitha Kolambel, MSN, RN, OCN, Shirley Ruiz, BSN, RN, OCN, ONN-CG, CBCN
Oncology nurse navigators have many clinical and nonclinical responsibilities.
Implementation of Remote Supportive Care Programs to Women at Risk for and Surviving with Breast and Ovarian Cancer During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Adina Fleischmann, LSW, Elana Silber, MBA, Melissa Rosen, MA, Sydney Campbell, BS, Nikoleta Marku, Catherine Dunn, BS, Tania Lobo, MS, Kenneth P. Tercyak, PhD
The COVID-19 global pandemic created significant challenges in providing screening, treatment, and support services to women at risk for and living with breast and ovarian cancer.
The Cancer Support Community (CSC) is a leader in providing psychosocial care and has recognized the importance of understanding the effects of COVID-19 on healthcare professionals and addressing gaps in identified supports.
Feasibility of Augmented Intelligence to Support Oncology Nurses’ and Navigators’ Roles in the Identification and Management of Depression in Oncology
Yolaine Jeune-Smith, PhD, Amy Ellis, Sibel Blau, MD, Kelly A. Miller, DNP, MPH, Danielle Bergman, RN, John Showalter, MD, Ajeet Gajra, MD
Depression is common in patients with cancer and is associated with worse cancer treatment outcomes.
Evaluating the User-Perceived Benefit of a Virtual Patient Education and Support Community: LVNG With Lung Cancer
Thanks to recent treatment advances, people living with lung cancer (PLW) are living longer and are a relatively new class of cancer survivors.
Providing mental health services for patients with terminal diagnoses, as stable mental health allows patients to physically respond in a positive way.
Perfect Provider Syndrome and Perfect Patient Syndrome affect patient care because there are less opportunities for real conversaitons.
Kelly Grosklags, LICSW, BCD, FAAGC shares how Perfect Provider Syndrome can occur in providers who want to do everything they can to please their patients.
Kelly Grosklags, LICSW, BCD, FAAGC shares how Perfect Patient Syndrome can occur in patients with cancer who want to impress their providers. Perfect Patient Syndrome can lead to dishonesty and unreported symptoms.