Oral Chemotherapy Education: Using Innovation to Ensure Broad Access

Clare Sullivan

Carole Dalby

Anne H. Gross

Kaitlin Chesnulevich

Christine W. Lilienfeld

Catherine Hooper

Patricia Rizzo

Thomas Kochanek

oral chemotherapy, audiovisual education, social media
CJON 2016, 20(2), 126-128. DOI: 10.1188/16.CJON.126-128

The purpose of this article is to share one institution’s intervention to improve oral chemotherapy patient education. The overall aim was to provide clinicians with a single source of educational materials that would meet a diverse group of patients’ educational needs and be consistent with published guidelines.

At a Glance

  • Have a consistent message when standardizing educational materials across a large academic institutional setting.
  • Social media is an innovative platform to distribute patient educational materials.
  • An animated audiovisual is a cost-effective method of producing patient education.
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