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dc.contributor.authorWallace, Annen
dc.contributor.authorDowns, Erinen
dc.contributor.authorGates, Priscillaen
dc.contributor.authorThomas, Alisonen
dc.contributor.authorYates, Patsyen
dc.contributor.authorChan, Raymond Javanen
dc.identifier.citationEuropean Journal of Oncology Nursing 2015; 19(5): 516-522en
dc.description.abstractMany haematological cancer survivors report long-term physiological and psychosocial effects, which persist far beyond treatment completion. Cancer services have been required to extend care to the post-treatment phase to implement survivorship care strategies into routine practice. As key members of the multidisciplinary team, cancer nurses' perspectives are essential to inform future developments in survivorship care provision.This is a pilot survey study, involving 119 nurses caring for patients with haematological malignancy in an Australian tertiary cancer care centre. The participants completed an investigator developed survey designed to assess cancer care nurses' perspectives on their attitudes, confidence levels, and practice in relation to post-treatment survivorship care for patients with a haematological malignancy.Overall, the majority of participants agreed that all of the survivorship interventions included in the survey should be within the scope of the nursing role. Nurses reported being least confident in discussing fertility and employment/financial issues with patients and conducting psychosocial distress screening. The interventions performed least often included, discussing fertility, intimacy and sexuality issues and communicating survivorship care with the patient's primary health care providers. Nurses identified lack of time, limited educational resources, lack of dedicated end-of-treatment consultation and insufficient skills/knowledge as the key barriers to survivorship care provision.Cancer centres should implement an appropriate model of survivorship care and provide improved training and educational resources for nurses to enable them to deliver quality survivorship care and meet the needs of haematological cancer survivors.en
dc.subject.otherCancer survivoren
dc.subject.otherHaematological canceren
dc.subject.otherOncology nursesen
dc.subject.otherPhysiological effectsen
dc.subject.otherPsychosocial effectsen
dc.subject.otherSurvivorship careen
dc.subject.otherSurvivorship care modelen
dc.titleProvision of survivorship care for patients with haematological malignancy at completion of treatment: A cancer nursing practice survey study.en
dc.typeJournal Articleen
dc.identifier.journaltitleEuropean Journal of Oncology Nursingen
dc.identifier.affiliationCancer Care Services, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Herston, Queensland, Australiaen
dc.identifier.affiliationOlivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australiaen
dc.identifier.affiliationSchool of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, Australiaen
dc.identifier.affiliationInstitute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, Australiaen
dc.identifier.affiliationDepartment of Research and Innovation, West Moreton Hospital and Health Services, Queensland, Australiaen
dc.type.austinJournal Articleen, Priscilla
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item.cerifentitytypePublications- Haematology- Newton-John Cancer Wellness and Research Centre-
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