An oncology nurse cares for cancer patients and requires advanced certifications and clinical experiences in oncology further than the typical baccalaureate nursing program provides. Oncology nursing meets the various needs of cancer patients during the time of their disease including suitable screenings and other preventive practices, symptom management, care to retain as much regular functioning as possible, and supportive measures upon end of life. Oncology nurses have appropriate training in the administration, handling, side effects, and dosing of chemotherapy. One of the chief roles of the oncology nurse is patient assessment who have presented due to treatment side effects, as well as assessing patients pre-, during and post-chemotherapy.
Cancer Care Nursing:
Cancer treatment is a lengthy, complex process and stressful to both the patient and their family members. To withstand these situations home healthcare nursing is appropriate for the patient to have constant family support and presence for the entire course of cancer treatment. Cancer care at home is increasingly being offered by several home healthcare providers for achieving quality nursing care plan for chemotherapy that help the patient get great relief. Cancer Care Nurses not only provide nursing care for cancer patients but, also educates and raise the patient spirit to lead a positive and happy life.