Advanced Practice Voices

Advanced Practice Voices

In this section, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physician assistants, and other advanced practice providers discuss issues specific to their practices – from implementing quality improvement initiatives to staying up-to-date in the latest hematologic advances.

A Day in the Life of a Hem/Onc APP

“What do you do in a typical day?” is a question I am often asked by everyone from nurses who aspire to further their...

Help Us Help You: Enhancing APP Productivity

More than ever, hematology and oncology practices are relying on advanced practice providers (APPs; nurse practitioners and physician assistants ) to fill the...

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....
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Current Issue

May 2019, Volume 5, Issue 6

This issue features a look at home-based care for hematologic disorders, strides in pediatric leukemia in El Salvador, and more.