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  • ONS recommends environmental wipe sampling for hazardous drug surface residue on a routine basis. Do any of you have a procedure for this? Also, what product do you use to wipe down the IV pumps and poles after patient use? Kristin Phillips RN BSN OCN ...

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    Hi everyone! Each year shoe boxes filled with gifts  for the homeless in our community  are collected  from NHRMC and the oncology nursing society.   The boxes are given  to the homeless shelter  before Christmas and the shelter is very appreciative ...

  • Hello Ashley,  Our Clinics utilize MA's and LPNs for all clinic work and then we have 2 RN's who assist with brachytherapy procedures and radiopharmaceuticals.  We are an outpatient center with 5 clinics, each office has 1-2 MA's or LPNs and our RN's ...

  • My institution utilizes Epic documentation.  Our medication is scanned so there is a documentation in the MAR.  In our nursing note, we enter the date the lupron was given, what side (L or R) and site it was given on. And what number the lupron is. ...

  • I am looking to see what Radiation Oncology clinics do in terms of the following: Total number of treatment vaults/linacs Total number of RNs staffing clinic daily Do you use a primary RN model (i/e RNs matched with MDs and their patient population) ...

  • ​Hello fellow onc nurses!  We have had a surge of OnPro onbody injectors coming off of the patients (adhesive issue vs technique).  Has anyone else experience with this?  We have 10 clinical infusion sites, and one site in particular has not had issues ...

  • We also have never used identification bands. We use face photos. Annette Quinn, RN, MSN Program Manager, Radiation Oncology UPMC Hillman Cancer Centers ------Original Message------ ​I've worked in Rad Onc for 28 years in 2 different ...

  • Hi Megan - thanks for posting about this opportunity. I met staff from Living Beyond Breast Cancer last week and this sounds like a great opportunity for nurse navigators who work with breast cancer patients to provide young women with breast cancer with ...

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