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  • It is not the expectation of the RN to manage Beacon Plans.  The provider, APP, or pharmacist can alter chemotherapy orders.  Our RNs are able to change the date, but only if there is a flex date or they get a verbal order from the MD/APP. we also have ...

  • Hi Cindy, I was searching the forum to see if anyone had the same problem as us and YOU do!! Did you get any feedback?  Or have you implemented anything to mitigate these falls?? Melissa ------------------------------ Melissa Hiscock RN BSN CWOCN CWOCN ...

  • Tina, This is not uncommon with oxaliplatin. Some patients also experience cramping of the fingers/hands.  This should be included  in review of potential SE as this can be very worrisome to the patient when it occurs. For most patients it is brief and ...

  • Hi, I see that this question was asked a few years ago, but wanted a more up to date answer. what is your institutions policy on whos presence is required during a stem cell infusion. BMT attending for fresh? At bedside or just available? How long do ...

  • I am struggling with the same thing. I was just recently hired as a clinical research nurse and I am the first RN in this role, so I am trying to figure how best to help with these complex trials. We have clinical research coordinators for each trial ...

  • My organization uses EPIC/BEACON. The RN has no involvement in modifying, altering, or editing the actual chemotherapy orders. The APPs and pharmacist are allowed to make modifications to plans. ------------------------------ Stefanie Willis-Turner, ...

  • Good afternoon, I have recently transitioned into a new role within my infusion center called Clinical Research Nurse Liaison (CRNL). I am still on orientation and learning a lot about this complex and interesting world of research. This is a hybrid ...

  • ​​For fellow nursing leaders whose organizations use EPIC/Beacon:  Do your nurses apply BEACON plans?  Do your nurses alter/edit chemotherapy orders? Does your organization allow APPs to do this?  Pharmacists? Essentially, we are seeking any input into ...

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