Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing

  • Artist Impact: Effects of Live Art on Patients and Staff in an Outpatient Chemotherapy Treatment Environment

    CJON 2019, 23(1), 92-96 DOI: 10.1188/19.CJON.92-96

    Background: Visual art and music have been found to improve the emotions and moods of patients and healthcare staff, and attendance of live performances has been shown to foster social interaction.

  • Standardizing Roles: Evaluating Oncology Nurse Navigator Clarity, Educational Preparation, and Scope of Work Within Two Healthcare Systems

    CJON 2019, 23(1), 52-59 DOI: 10.1188/19.CJON.52-59

    Background: Since the introduction of patient navigation, challenges persist in standardizing the oncology nurse navigator (ONN) role, educational preparation, and scope of work.

  • Communication Training: Needs Among Oncology Nurses Across the Cancer Continuum

    CJON 2019, 23(1), 82-91 DOI: 10.1188/19.CJON.82-91

    Background: Oncology nurses are responsible for communication-aimed prognosis, patient education about cancer care and treatment, survivorship, and care coordination. Communication difficulties and uncomfortable communication topics put nurses at risk for compassion fatigue.