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    Good morning There are so many web sites to purchase CEU's.. Can you recommend the best one for oncology ceu's Thank you Joanne Joanne Kerr, RN, BSN, OCN Clinical Authorization Coordinator Central Georgia Cancer Care, PC 800 First ...

  • At my previous center we were able to use a double lumen PICC for autologous transplants if the patient did not have a medi-port ------------------------------ Janice Taylor RN BSN Manager BMT Geisinger Health System Bloomsburg PA ------------------ ...

  • I am in North Carolina with similar guidelines. All items that may have been in contact with chemo agent are disposed of in yellow chemo waste bucket. This includes any gowns or linens as there is not a system in place that can identify them as contaminated ...

  • Thanks so much for your reply, Tiffany!  This is very helpful!  Cindy ------------------------------ Cynthia Waddington Clinical Director Cancer Program Christiana Care Health System Bear DE ------------------------------

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    Hi Oncology Nurses, The July ONCO gathering will be postponed due to the increase number of COVID19 cases. Will keep you updated for August meeting.  Thank you for all that you do and making a difference for Oncology patients and families!  Have a ...

  • We invited an infusion nurse to all SIVs (mandatory for one of them to attend). This helps them get more familiar with clinical trials and involved. Prior to the first patient visit we did a mock visit led by the research nurse. This included a pharmacist, ...

  • I believe we count nurse effort in the study budget when negotiating with the sponsor. Also, our EPIC system was modified to allow the nurses to charge for extra vital signs or blood draws related to research patient visits outside of the standard vitals ...

  • I am in Ohio and our guidelines require the chemo bladder waste to be placed in a black bucket (Bulk). We put the entire Urinary catheter system into the black bucket. - Tiff

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