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Spring 2015 | OncoLink O-Pro eNewsletter

Welcome to O-Pro!
Welcome to O-Pro, our e-newsletter for oncology professionals. This quarterly newsletter provides resources to aid your clinical practice and a forum to learn from and share with other members of the interdisciplinary team. Submissions and content suggestions are more than welcomed! Please use the link at the bottom to forward this eNews to a friend.

2015 Oncology Nursing Month

May is Oncology Nursing Awareness Month! We celebrate all the work oncology nurses do to make the journey a little easier for oncology patients! Take a moment this month to thank your practice's nurses for all they do.

National Conference on Work & Cancer

OncoLink is pleased to partner with Cancer and Careers on the 5th Annual National Conference on Work & Cancer on Friday, June 12th in NYC!

This FREE conference will explore the complexities working people face as they try to balance their cancer treatment and recovery with employment. Topics will include Job Search, Legal Issues, Health Insurance, Working During Treatment, and more. CEUs will be offered for oncology nurses and social workers. Travel scholarships are available! More info & registration.

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OncoLink Conference Season

It's Conference Season!
Our bags are packed - stop by the exhibit hall and see us at one of these upcoming conferences:

  • Oncology Nursing Society 40th Annual Congress - April 23-26th in Orlando. Visit us at Booth# 1714.
  • Association of Oncology Social Work 31st Annual Conference - May 20-22nd in Seattle.
  • IPOS/APOS World Congress of Psycho-Oncology - July 28th-August 1st in Washington, DC.

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How Do You Show Competency in Oral Oncolytic Adherence?
Coming Soon! An Interprofessional Collaborative Approach to Improve Oral Oncolytic Adherence. This 2-hour, interprofessional, continuing education module provides free CE for nurses, social workers and pharmacists and presents a collaborative approach to improving adherence to oral cancer treatments. This program will launch April 27th - find it under the healthcare professionals tab, under continuing education!

OncoLife Survivorship Care Plan

OncoLink is proud to announce the launch of the latest version of our survivorship care plan - OncoLife! Recent updates include adding resources for tobacco cessation and the ability to add practice specific information, among other updates.

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Self-Care Series for Oncology Professionals
Struggling with work-life balance and self-care? Check out our self-care series – you can access the modules at any time after the launch date and receive free CE credit! These webinars would be a great tool for staff development!
The sessions include:

  • Session I: "Is it the most wonderful time of the year?" Managing work-life balance during the holiday season.
  • Session II: "I have a headache, it must be cancer." Confronting anxiety and fear associated with professional cancer caregiving and vicarious traumatization.
  • Session III: The art of debriefing as a self-care strategy. With guest speaker, Patti Toth, MSN, RN, CHSE.
  • Session IV: Making it work: identifying and embracing your self-care plan! (Launching June 16th).

OncoLink Treatment Binder

Meaningful Use & Patient Education
Patient education is an important piece of Meaningful Use stage II! Our Treatment Binder Builder makes it easy to assemble oncology-focused materials with a few clicks.

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