Home

Latest Discussions

  • I'm not at work, so I'm not sure which solidifier we use. I'll try to let you know when I return. I have not looked for literature on it. It is how we were shown. I can't imagine urinating Gemzar through the urinary tract considering how I have seen it ...

  • I don't know how you can void gemcitabine as it would cause damage burning all the way out. That's very new to me. I don't think that's safe, but I don't know everything. It is very hard on veins, so I can't imagine what all it would do in voiding out ...

  • Brooke, Our company has several alternatives to choose from.  If you have any interest getting more information please reach out to me and I will get you in contact with the local IMS sales representative. Best Regards,   Daniel Izzo, RN Director ...

  • There is plenty of evidence against cryotherapy during oxaliplatin infusion due to the neuropathy that is exacerbated by exposure to cold. Of course you cannot stop a patient from doing this to themselves, but I would certainly give him the education ...

  • Hi Brenda, is there literature stating that you must keep them connected to a foley bag while holding the instillation with Gemcitabine?  Also, do you have information on the solidifier you use for your drainage bags? ~ Rochalla Jones BSN,RN rochalla.jones@umm.edu ...

  • When I was audited, I had not uploaded my certificates. Now I always upload them. Val VALLEY HEALTH SYSTEM LEGAL NOTICE ATTENTION : This email may contain attorney-client privileged, confidential, Individually identifiable ...

  • Profile Picture

    RE: Standing orders

    The most current regulatory requirements - for hospitals anyway, really discourage standing orders such as these for the exact reason noted.  For standing orders you need very specific criteria of why a nurse can order them .  They then need signed off ...

  • I work at an out patient cancer center. The package insert for Emend states "Administer EMEND for injection on Day 1 over 30 minutes completing the infusion approximately 30 minutes prior to chemotherapy". We have been using this practice but because ...

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Monday, June 01, 2020 - (open-ended)
    Online Opportunity
    Quick Task (less than an hour)
    All ONS Member Community
  • Sunday, January 01, 2023 - Wednesday, September 01, 2027
    Online Opportunity
    Board/Governance Level Commitment