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Friday, May 2 • 10:15am - 11:45am
Patient Comfort and Safety Measures Throughout Treatment

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Join us for a four-part podium session that explores patient safety and comfort across the continuum of care, from treatment to end-of-life services. 

  • Joanna Ferreri will present "An Active Voiding Trial Protocol for the Postoperative Urologic/Gynecologic Surgical Patient: A Simple 'Just Do It' to Impact Satisfaction, Cost, and Quality." She'll discuss the components and benefits of a novel study to decrease the length of stay associated with the prolonged passive voiding trial. 
  • Monica Beck will present "Safe Management of Patients Undergoing Thyroid Ablation." She'll identify three essential principles to employ when caring for patients undergoing radiation, while ensuring that radiation exposure is as low as reasonably achievable for the healthcare team. 
  • Chia-Chun Tang will present "End-of-Life Experiences of Patients With Terminal Pancreatic Cancer: An Integrative Literature Review." She'll highlight research that addresses end-of-life care for patients with pancreatic cancer, focusing on how nurses can meet this population's special needs. 
  • Mali Wold will present "The Pain Stops Here." She'll reflect upon cases of palliative sedation in a nurse practitioner-managed inpatient medical oncology  unit. You'll explore factors that impact the consideration of palliative sedation and how to alleviate concerns of inappropriate use. 


Speakers
avatar for Monica Beck, RN, MSN, OCN®

Monica Beck, RN, MSN, OCN®

University of Alabama College of Nursing
Monica Beck is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama College of Nursing, where she teaches basic oncology. Her nursing career spans 26 years, including 8 years in radiation oncology and 2 years in hospice care.For the past 10 years, she has been a member of ONS and the Oncology Nurses of North Alabama, and has maintained her oncology nursing certification. Her poem, “The Diagnosis,” was published in the... Read More →
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Joanna Ferreri, BSN, RN

Lehigh Valley Health Network
Full disclosure: Nothing to disclose.
avatar for Chia-Chun Tang, RN, MSN, OCN®

Chia-Chun Tang, RN, MSN, OCN®

Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
Full disclosure: Nothing to disclose. 
avatar for Mali Wold, MS, MSN, ANP-BC

Mali Wold, MS, MSN, ANP-BC

Massachusetts General Hospital



Friday May 2, 2014 10:15am - 11:45am
303A Anaheim Convention Center, 800 W. Katella Avenue. Anaheim, CA 92802
  • CNE Status Offers CNE
  • Contact Hours of CNE: 1.5
  • Content Level: Intermediate