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  • In 2021, Moskalenko et al. published the first study that examined the education and training for radiation oncology nurses in the United States. 41% of respondents said they had the ONS radiation oncology radiation therapy certificate. I was hoping for ...

  • Posted in: Radiation

    In 2021, Moskalenko et al. published the first study that examined the education and training for radiation oncology nurses in the United States. 41% of respondents said they had the ONS radiation oncology radiation therapy certificate. I was hoping for ...

  • Hi there. This is an ongoing issue. Our med surg oncology unit is 1:5 or1:6 for the majority. These ratios concern me because nurses will cut corners to cover all the requirements of patient care. Ideally,1:4 is a good ratio. Another of our issues is ...

  • Hey there! There technically is no nurse patient ratio in NJ. My hospital likes to keep it 1:6 but has no problem making it 1:8,9,10 if they have to. That is including chemo pts. The inpatient chemo floor is also med surg. The outpatient infusion center ...

  • Posted in: Galveston Bay Area

    Please, join us for our June general meeting... Date: Thursday, June 16th at 6:30PM Presentation: Treatment Options for Patients with Lung Cancer Speaker: Sandeep Kodityal, MD RSVP: Brandon Villafano at brandon.villafano@astrazeneca.com Location: Perry's ...

  • Hi Whitney, Larger volumes of particularly doxorubicin i would think we can give as free flow in a 100ml bag. Blood return can be safely checked. Agnes J Esak Sydney Adventist hospital Australia. ------------------------------ [Agnes] [Joseph ESak] ...

  • Posted in: Radiation

    It is a helpful drug, but not a game changer. It is not a controlled drug in NC that I can find, and it is not a controlled drug nationally, but it has been associated with patient deaths in other states. It looks like pregabalin is Schedule V here.   ...

  • Hi Everyone! I just have a question for you guys. Do you guys have any specific ratio for your inpatient oncology unit. Our inpatient oncology is basically under Med Surg Cluster. We do not get a whole lot of chemo treatment all the time. Usually our ...

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