Departments and Editorial Board

Peer Review Board

The Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing is recruiting new members for its review board. These valuable volunteers assist in ensuring that only scientifically sound information is published. Interested? Complete an application and submit it pubCJON@ons.org today!

Elect

Ellen Carr, RN, MSN, AOCN®

Departments 

The following departments appear in every issue of the journal. They range in length from 1,000-1,500 words, exclusive of tables, figures, and references. For more information on potential topics or opportunities, contact the department's associate editor.

Advanced Practice

This department presents situations unique to advanced practice nurses. It can present a case study listing symptoms, assessment, differential diagnosis, and a treatment plan. Associate Editor Deborah H. Allen, PhD, RN, CNS, FNP-BC, AOCNP®

Essentials

Essentials offers information on basic oncology nursing that assists new oncology nurses or provides a review for seasoned nurses. Associate Editor Jean E. Boucher, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, AOCNP®

 

Genetics & Genomics

This department focuses the emerging role of genetics and genomics in cancer care. Associate Editor Suzanne M. Mahon, RN, DNSc, AOCN®, APNG 

 

Perspectives

Perspectives presents stories, anecdotes, poetry, or artwork related to the patient experience with cancer or cancer care. Authors can be healthcare providers, patients, or family caregivers. Associate Editor Meghan L. Underhill, PhD, RN, AOCNS®

Profession

Profession provides content on issues that affect nursing practice and support practice improvement. Topics include the elements of evidence-based professional nursing and interdisciplinary practice, leadership, ethics, staff and work environment issues, etc. Associate Editor Kristen L. Fessele, PhD, RN, AOCN®

Quality and Safety

Quality and Safety disseminates quality improvement work conducted in or applicable to oncology settings that has resulted in measureable change in areas of interest to practicing oncology nurses. In addition, it examines potential hazards affecting patients with cancer and those caring for them, including nurses and family caregivers. Associate Editor Barbara Jagels, RN, MHA, CPHQ

Supportive Care

Supportive Care shares treatment and management strategies in supporting patients, caregivers, and families during various stages of the cancer journey (prevention to end of life). Examples include "Supporting the Couple With Female Dysparenia," "When the Patient Seeks Cure: Challenging Chemotherapy and Radiation Side Effects Requiring Creative Solutions," and "The Nurse's Role in Health Literacy of Patients With Cancer." Associate Editor Joseph D. Tariman, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAAN