USEFUL ONCOLOGY NURSING REFERENCES
BCCA NURSING EDUCATION PHONE LINE
Long distance: 1-800-663-3333
Local: (604) 877-6098, ...
• Cytotoxic Agents, Safe Handling Standards
• Employee Health. Management of Risks Related to Cytotoxic Agents.
• Spill Ma...
ONCOLOGY NURSING COURSES
Cross Cancer Institute, Oncology Nursing Program,
http://www.cancerboard.ab.ca/pdf/research_and_e...
A Cancer Source Book for Nurses (7th
Edit.) American Cancer Society (1997).
Carroll-Johnson, R., Gorman, L., Bush, N.J. (e...
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  1. 1. USEFUL ONCOLOGY NURSING REFERENCES BCCA NURSING EDUCATION PHONE LINE Long distance: 1-800-663-3333 Local: (604) 877-6098, L. 2638 Operates Monday through Friday. Use to get access to nursing information. This line is not for clinical emergencies or for consultation about specific patients’ clinical situations. ONCOLOGY EDUCATION RESOURCE NURSES Joy Bunsko, FVC (604) 930-4055, L. 4546 jbunsko@bccancer.bc.ca Zahra Lalani, VC (604) 877-6098, L. 2642 zlalani2@bccancer.bc.ca Ian Chaves, VC (604) 877-6098, L. 2421 ichaves@bccancer.bc.ca Judy Oliver, VC/VIC (604) 877-6098, L. 2639 joliver@bccancer.bc.ca Elizabeth (Lib) Cooper, FVC (604) 707-5900, L. 4958 ecooper@bccancer.bc.ca Sandy Lamont, Abbotsford (604) 871-4710, L. 5213 slamont@bccancer.bc.ca Theressa Phillips, VIC (250) 519-5516 tphillip@bccancer.bc.ca Maureen Ryan, CSI (250) 712-3900, L. 6856 mryan@bccancer.bc.ca WEBSITES BC Cancer Agency Website www.bccancer.bc.ca 3 sections in particular are relevant to nurses: Patient/Public Information Health Professional Information Regional Services Health Professionals Information on the Website Including: • Cancer Management Guidelines • Chemotherapy protocols • Drug database • Supportive care • BC Cancer Agency Policies: • Chemotherapy Process • Extravasation of Chemotherapy. Prevention and Management of. • III-____ Administration of Cytotoxic Drugs to Chemotherapeutic Agents. • III-60 Physician Coverage for Medical Emergencies During Delivery of Selected Chemotherapy Drugs. H:EveryoneNursingOrientation – April 2007Nursing Orientation ManualResources that Support Nursing PracticeGuidelines-Directories of Resources-ManualsUseful References for Nurses.doc
  2. 2. • Cytotoxic Agents, Safe Handling Standards • Employee Health. Management of Risks Related to Cytotoxic Agents. • Spill Management of Cytotoxic Agents • Acute Hypersensitivity Reactions to Chemotherapeutic Agents • Safe Disposal of Waste at Home after Chemotherapy. Patient information. Patient/Public Information Including: • Types of cancer • Cancer treatments • Information for new patient • Prevention and screening • Unconventional therapies Regional Services Including: • Information about each of the 4 main cancer centres and cancer care delivery in community hospitals and clinics around BC. ONCOLOGY NURSING WEBSITES • Cancer Source Newsletter. On subscription receive weekly automatic Email contains oncology nursing information, continuing education at http://cancersource.RN.com • International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care presents Fundamentals in Oncology at http://reach.ucf.edu/~OncEduc1 • Oncology Teleconferences These are free 1 hr teleconferences for health care professionals with experts focusing on medical updates, treatment options and quality of life issues. You can register on line @ www.cancercare.org. A package of materials pertinent to the call you are attending will arrive via mail prior to the date. This site is endorsed by the Oncology Nursing Society. • CRNBC (College of Registered Nurses of BC) Continuing Education Continuing education opportunities are described @ www.crnbc.ca/ • Telephone Management Services education materials Available at www.webmaster@teletriage.com . This web site contains a cross section of health care areas and includes pediatric as well as adult related concerns. H:EveryoneNursingOrientation – April 2007Nursing Orientation ManualResources that Support Nursing PracticeGuidelines-Directories of Resources-ManualsUseful References for Nurses.doc
  3. 3. ONCOLOGY NURSING COURSES Cross Cancer Institute, Oncology Nursing Program, http://www.cancerboard.ab.ca/pdf/research_and_education/ondec For more detailed information about the Oncology Nursing Distance Education Course (ONDEC), contact the ONDEC team’s Professional Development Office. Phone: (780) 432-8746 Fax: (780) 432-8886 Mailing address Department of Nursing Cross Cancer Institute 11560 University Avenue Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 1Z2 ONCOLOGY NURSING SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP CANO (Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology) Phone (613) 270-0711 www.cano-acio.org/ Membership entitles you to attend the CANO annual conference, receive the quarterly journal, join special interest groups, receive standards for practice, nominate and be nominated for special awards, participate in workshops, apply for certification in oncology nursing, participate in your provincial oncology nursing group, BCONG. ONCOLOGY NURSING CERTIFICATION Contact CNA Certification Program 50 Driveway Ottawa Ontario K2P1E2 613-237-2133 or 1-800-450-5206 Fax (613) 237-3520 E-mail: certification@cna-nurses.ca, Web site www.cna-nurses.ca JOURNALS AND TEXTS Groenwald, S. (1996). Cancer Symptom Management. Boston: Jones and Bartlett. Nevidjon, B., and Sowers, K. (2000). A Nurse’s Guide to Cancer Care. Philadelphia: Lippincott Video: “Living With Cancer - Emotional Perspectives” © 1999 - “Living With” Productions, Vancouver, B.C. Varricchio, Claudette (ed.) H:EveryoneNursingOrientation – April 2007Nursing Orientation ManualResources that Support Nursing PracticeGuidelines-Directories of Resources-ManualsUseful References for Nurses.doc
  4. 4. A Cancer Source Book for Nurses (7th Edit.) American Cancer Society (1997). Carroll-Johnson, R., Gorman, L., Bush, N.J. (eds). Psychosocial Nursing Care Along the Cancer Continuum. Oncology Nursing Press: 1998. Burke, C. (ed.) Psychosocial Dimensions of Oncology Nursing Care. Oncology Nursing Press, 1998. Fishman, M., Mrozek-Orlowski, M. (eds.) Cancer Chemotherapy Guidelines (2nd edit.). Oncology Nursing Press, 1999. Ferrell, B. and Coyle, N. (eds.) Textbook of Palliative Nursing. Oxford University Press, 2001. McCaffery, M. and Pasero, C. Pain Clinical Manual (2nd edit.) Mosby, 1999. Wright, L. and Leahey, M. Nurses and Families: A Guide to Family Assessment and Intervention (3rd edit.) F.A. Davis Company, 2000. Seminars in Oncology Nursing (journal) Cancer Nursing (journal) OTHER SOURCES OF PATIENT INFORMATION American Cancer Society BC Cancer Agency Library 604-877-6000, local 2688 or 1-866-215-4700 or TTY 1-866-TTY-4700, www.bccancer.bc.ca/PPI/Library Better Cancer Care www.bettercancercare.com Canadian Cancer Society (www.cancer.ca or www.bc.cancer.ca) Canadian Health Network www.canadian-health-network.ca Cancer Information Service 1-888-9393333 Cancernet www.cancer.gov/cancer_information U.S. National Cancer Institute http://cancer.gov/ H:EveryoneNursingOrientation – April 2007Nursing Orientation ManualResources that Support Nursing PracticeGuidelines-Directories of Resources-ManualsUseful References for Nurses.doc

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