Advanced Practice Perspectives

Advanced Practice Perspectives

In this column, we will hear from an increasingly represented and crucial component of hematology/oncology care: advanced practice professionals/advanced practitioners.

A Collaborative Inpatient Model of Hematology Care

The integration of advanced practice providers (APPs) – physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) – into academic and private hematology and oncology practices...

How Does Your Practice Work? Three Easy Steps to an Effective Practice

In previous “Advanced Practice Perspective” columns, we’ve discussed the duties of advanced practice practitioners (APPs), including all of the various patient, research, and administrative...

Caregivers, Transitions, and a Chronic Disease Model

Diagnoses of hematologic malignancies are less common than solid tumor diagnoses, but several advances over the last decade have led to improved survival for...

What Can We Do? The Scope of APP Practice Patterns

As I opened the door to the exam room one sunny morning in Cleveland, Ohio, a patient stood to greet me. “Congratulations, you’re finally a...

What Should You Call Us?

Nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse anesthetists, nurse midwives, and physician’s assistants (PAs) are like most hematologic cancers and blood disorders: heterogeneous in presentation....

Current Issue

October 2018, Volume 4, Issue 12

This issue features a look at the Right to Try debate, a breakdown of how epigenetics are used in hematology, and more.