By Lillie D. Shockney
Changing into a Breast melanoma Nurse Navigator is an leading edge new source that courses nurses in the course of the strategy of turning into a nurse navigator at breast melanoma facilities. Written through a nationally well known professional nurse navigator, this crucial source presents course on enhancing potency and effectiveness in supply of care. very important good points of the ebook contain an summary of the background of navigation, case stories to enhance techniques and knowledge on changing into a professional nurse navigator. It additionally includes instruments to aid degree person functionality and display price to melanoma middle leaders. changing into a Breast melanoma Nurse Navigator is a must have source for oncology nurses and directors drawn to sufferer advocacy and stronger results.
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The risks and benefits of treatment were reviewed in detail, and the patient agreed to participate in the clinical trial drug regimen. She received a total of 12 cycles of chemotherapy, combining a mixture of drugs over that period. She was followed by a medical oncology nurse practitioner closely for monitoring her blood levels, side effects, and temperature. The navigator spoke with the patient the day after her consultation to review with her the recommendations and address any questions she may have.
Q — Identify ways to measure performance through the application of Q uality measurements. Details are key here. As mentioned before, navigation cannot be done solely by one person. Knowing who is involved, what their responsibilities are, and how to communicate with them is critical to your success as a navigator. indd 37 12/1/09 9:54:57 PM Chapter 3 • A Prerequisite to Navigating a Patient Anticipate there being some changes in work flow as one of the outcomes of conducting this important analysis.
She underwent a wire localization lumpectomy with sentinel node biopsy. During the operation the sentinel node was sent to pathology for touch prep analysis and found to be positive for cancer. An axillary node dissection was performed on level I and II nodes and a drain placed. The patient was transferred to the recovery room. The navigator called the recovery room to get a status report on the patient. She was informed that the sentinel node was positive. The navigator provided the recovery room nurse with information about what preop teaching instructions the patient had had prior to going to surgery.