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.

Status Update: Shared Decision-Making in Hematology

In this edition, ASH Clinical News Associate Editor Beth Faiman, CNP, PhD, describes the role of shared decision-making in a patient-centered encounter. Most people have...

Bringing Cancer Center Expertise to Rural Hospitals

Kevin Brigle, PhD, ANP, describes an outreach program that provides rural communities with access to cancer treatment.For the past 15 years, I have run...

Partners in Care: Palliative Care and Hematology

My nursing career began on a dedicated inpatient unit at Cedars-Sinai, caring for patients with HIV/AIDS at the tail end of the AIDS epidemic....

Biosimilars in Hematology: A Work in Progress

Recently, I was reviewing editorial content for ASH Clinical News, when I came across an article covering the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s)...

The Who, What, and When of Managing Adverse Events

In this edition, Dwight C. Macero, MS, PA-C, discusses the role that advanced practice providers play in managing the side effects of hematologic treatments. Therapies...

Strengthening the Role of the Oncology Nurse Practitioner

In this edition, Catherine Bishop, DNP, NP, introduces a series of articles about issues affecting oncology nurse practitioners. Here, Dr. Bishop describes how these...

The Evolving Role of the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacist

As the treatment of hematologic conditions and cancer has evolved to include more personalized, targeted agents, the demand for comprehensive pharmacist services has risen....

Top Ten Tips and Tricks for Treatment Adherence and Side Effect Management

It’s 8 a.m. on a beautiful summer morning. The sun is shining and all seems right with the world. Then, as I approach my...

Welcome to the Era of Shared Decision-Making

As health-care delivery continues to evolve, moving away from the “paternalistic” model of medicine, the role of the advanced practice professional (APP) in caring...

Being a Patient Advocate: The Balance of Helping without Hurting

Engaging in patient advocacy is a rewarding activity and allows health-care providers to assist patients in asserting their rights and maintaining control over their...
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Current Issue

December 2019, Volume 5, Issue 15

This issue examines the hidden costs of participating in clinical trials, explores the pediatric hematology/oncology workforce, and more.