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Welcome to the Show
Good day and welcome to this week’s episode of the Nursing Show podcast for nurses, by nurses. I’m your host Jamie Davis and I’d like to take this opportunity to thank you for checking out the show this week. First up, in this week’s nursing news items, we will take a look at the new Gallup survey that has nurses listed as most trusted profession yet again. What are we doing right, and what can we do to hold on to this coveted title?
Then in this week’s tip of the we’ll look at the success of cancer survivorship programs with a special interview with cancer specialist Dr. Jaqueline Barrientos and a cancer survivor. What role might nurses play in these programs and how can we do more to these patients adjust to life after a battle with cancer? We’ll find out here after this week’s news items.
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Tip of the Week – Cancer Survivorship Programs and Nursing Care
Today, about one in twenty-two Americans is a cancer survivor, tripling the percentage seen just forty years ago. Experts attribute the change to advancements in diagnosis, treatment and care. This has led to a growth in survivorship-care programs and resources which focus on the patient’s physical and emotional needs after surviving a bout with cancer. I got the chance to sit down and chat with Dr. Jaqueline Barrientos and a Leukemia survivor named Neil. Here’s that special segment.
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Other Podcasts from Jamie Davis:
- The MedicCast (for EMTs, Paramedics, EMS field work)
- Insights in Nursing
- Nursing Notes Live (for Johnson and Johnson Campaign for Nursing’s Future)
- Innovations in Patient Care (sponsored by Physio-Control)
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