Diagnosing and treating cancer is complex and requires a team effort. Nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and pharmacists are crucial members of the cancer care team, yet their voices are rarely heard. In a new podcast by the Journal of the Advanced Practitioner in Oncology (JADPRO), we hear from real clinicians about what it means to support and guide people on their cancer journey.
How to Write an Abstract for Poster Presentation
Constance Visovsky, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, Director of the College of Nursing at University of South Florida, gives tips for advanced practitioners on how to develop your topic based on clinical practice, structure your abstract, and tailor it to the conference you’re submitting to.
Consider submitting a poster abstract for JADPRO Live, October 7-10 and 14-17! Abstract submission opens in the spring.
Enhanced Recovery Program: The Making of a Super Team
TaCharra Y. D. Woodard, MSN, APRN, ACNP-BC, AOCNP®, and Carla M. Patel, MSN, APRN, ACNP-BC, of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, describe the successful implementation of an enhanced recovery approach in thoracic surgery at their center. Woodard and Patel also provide clinical pearls for improving postoperative outcomes, such as strategies for eliminating lines and tubes, controlling pain, and managing nausea and vomiting.
Read TaCharra and Carla's article, Roadmap to the Enhanced Thoracic Surgical Journey, from the Jan/Feb 2021 issue of JADPRO.
Knowing Your Worth: Key Facts About Fair Market Value
Wendy Vogel, MSN, FNP, AOCNP®, talks about all the factors that should go into determining fair pay for an oncology advanced practitioner, including salary benchmarks, non-billable work, and the need for oncology providers in the area.
Read Wendy's article on fair market value in JADPRO.
Read the national survey on advanced practice providers in the US.
Bringing Home the Bacon: Negotiating Your Salary
David Johnson, PA-C, Director of Advanced Practice Professional Services at Moffitt Cancer Center, talks about knowing your worth as an oncology advanced practitioner and how to strategize for salary negotiations with current or potential employers.
Read the JADPRO article on determining your fair market value as an oncology advanced practitioner.
Review survey data on average compensation for oncology advanced practitioners in the US.
Read David's blog post on APSHO.org.
Role of Oncology Advanced Practitioners to Enhance Clinical Research
How can nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and pharmacists contribute to clinical research, and how can they enhance the accrual and conduct of clinical trials in the future? Christa Braun-Inglis, MS, APRN-Rx, FNP-BC, AOCNP, of the University of Hawaii Cancer Center, talks about her search to answer these questions and what she discovered through her research.
View Christa’s poster from the 2020 ASCO Quality Care Symposium.
Access the APSHO Empowered and APSHO Educator Modules that Christa mentions.
AP role in managing adverse events in early clinical trials
Hear about how Fedricker D. Barber, PhD, ANP-BC, AOCNP®, of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and her team developed the project that was presented with JADPRO Live 2020's Outstanding Poster Award: Impact of Advanced Practice Providers on Early Recognition and Management of Adverse Events in Patients Enrolled in Early Clinical Trials in the Ambulatory Setting (JL806).
View Dr. Barber's poster.