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Winter 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.

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.

OncoLink Survey

OncoLink is conducting a survey of skin cream usage by patients who develop skin redness or irritation during the radiation therapy. We need provider input! Take the survey.

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Proton Therapy Pictorial
The radiation oncology pictorial overview is one of our more popular articles for radiation oncology professionals. Based on that, we decided to create a pictorial for proton therapy to help our users in centers that treat with protons or refer to proton centers.

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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.

CNE for Nurses from OncoLink

OncoLink Distress Response Tools

You’ve Screened for Distress, Now What??
Our toolbox addresses the many concerns that feed cancer related distress. The toolbox includes: self-management teaching handouts, short videos and webinars that you or your patients can access. Get answers to FAQs about our tools. Access the DRST from the support tab or at oncolink.org/DSRT

OncoLink Cancer Treatment and Resources

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!
Upcoming modules:

  • Session 2: Launch date: Tuesday, February 17, 2015: “I have a headache, it must be cancer.” Confronting anxiety and fear associated with professional cancer caregiving and vicarious traumatization.
  • Session 3: Launch date: Tuesday, April 14, 2015: The art of debriefing as a self care strategy.
  • Session 4: Launch date: Tuesday, June 16, 2015: Making it work: identifying and embracing your self-care plan!

OncoLink Webinar Update 
New for 2015, many of our webinars will change to a webucation format. These will have a launch date, after which they can be accessed at any time that is convenient for the viewer. Viewers will not need to call in to a live event. Upcoming webucation topics include:

  • January: Introduction to Proton Therapy for Adult Cancers (Coming soon!)
  • February is cancer Prevention Month, we will feature several short videos on prevention & screening topics.
  • March’s webinar WILL be live (just to confuse you!) – March 4th at 10AM ET – Cancer Rehabilitation for Head & Neck Cancers featuring Mously LeBlanc, MD.
  • April: Preparing Your Personal Emergency Kit

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