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Fall 2012 | OncoLink O-Pro eNewsletter

Welcome to O-Pro!
Welcome to the first edition of O-Pro, our new e-newsletter for oncology professionals, expanding on our very successful Nursing e-News to include all members of the oncology team. 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

Do you use OncoLink for patient education materials? Then you will love the new treatment binder program! Build a booklet of your choice of side effect (including treatment and nutrition info) and medication handouts with just a few clicks. Find a link to "My Patient Treatment Binder" on left side of the OncoLink homepage.


Is your cancer center looking ahead to the COC Guidelines regarding survivorship care? Then take a look at our care plan tool! Visit the HCP FAQs page for a sample plan and a presentation you can share with colleagues interested in learning more about this tool.

Penn Nursing School

The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing is excited to announce that the Adult Oncology Specialty Minor/post-MSN Certificate Program will be available in an exciting on-line format! Students only need to come to campus twice over the course of their studies. Learn more or attend the 11/3 open house.

Upcoming CE Programs
Our friends at Cancer and Careers will host the final program in their fall educational series for healthcare professionals on Nov. 15th at 3PM ET. Re-Entering The Workforce After Short & Long Absences offers CE credit for RNs & SWs!

OncoLink Live Webchats - Brown Bag Chat Series

OncoLink hosts monthly webchats where participants can submit questions (live or in advance) to an expert panel. A transcript is available after the event. Oncology professionals are welcome! Upcoming chats include:

November 2nd, 12:30-1:30PM ET: Focus on Neuroendocrine Tumors Webchat
November 13th
, 3-4:30PM ET: I Can Cope: Taking Charge of Money Matters
November 16th
, 12:30-1:30PM ET: Focus on Blood Cancers and Survivorship

Does your institution offer survivorship care?
OncoLink has created a survivorship clinic listing to serve as a resource for patients and healthcare providers looking for survivorship care. Please consider submitting information about your clinic to this resource!

OncoLink I wish u knewI wish u knew is a video series produced by our summer intern, Tim Hampshire. Tim interviewed experts in many areas of cancer care, with the goal of providing the viewer with a picture of cancer care from the expert’s perspective. Check back often as new videos are being posted twice a week along with a blog chronicling Tim’s perspective of the interviews.

O-Pro Blog
Check out the first blog, What is the Future of Graduate Oncology Nursing Education?, a timely and important topic in oncology practice. Thanks to Genny for contributing! Is there a topic you'd like to discuss?

Join the Forum!
Join our discussion board to offer your expertise or get input from other members of the cancer care team. In addition, this board will be open to our African nurse colleagues seeking practice advice. You must register to post, but anyone can view the discussions.

OncoLink Poll
OncoLink PollWhere do you get patient educational materials for your practice?

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