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Oncology Nursing in the Ambulatory Setting, Second Edition

Author(s): Patricia Corcoran Buchsel, RN, MSN, University of Washington, Washington
Connie Henke Yarbro, RN, MS, FAAN, Editor, Seminars in Oncology Nursing, Oncology Nursing Consultant, Destin, Florida, Adjunct Courtesy Faculty, Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri
  • ISBN-13: 9780763714741
  • ISBN-10:0763714747
  • Paperback    448 pages      © 2005
Price: $168.95 US List
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FACT: 80-90% of all cancer care is given in the outpatient departments.

Oncology nurses therefore need the most complete, current, and credible resource available that addresses their unique concerns and needs.  With this expertly written resource you’ll discover:

  • Advanced thinking on administrative and economic strategies
  • The latest information on nursing roles in ambulatory care
  • New practice models
  • New trends in patient education
  • The most recent findings in oncology nursing research
  • The evolving role of the ambulatory oncology nurse in the 21st century
  • New information on telecommunications in patient education, including ethical issues surrounding use of the Internet. 

This comprehensive work was developed by multidisciplinary oncology experts and is written exclusively for oncology nurses working in ambulatory settings and administrators managing outpatient settings.  Oncology nurses won’t find a more authoritative or comprehensive reference for ambulatory care anywhere!

Features & Benefits

This is the ONLY book written exclusively for nurses working in the ambulatory setting.

This book provides readers with the very latest in position statements, therefore saving readers much time in researching them.

Offers new, forward-thinking in administrative strategies.  All concepts are based on thoroughly researched standards of care and position statements from JCAHO, ONS, and the Ambulatory Nurses Academy needed by administrators to implement into their settings.

Content is developed by multidisciplinary oncology experts in their particular field of administration/oncology practice.

Economic approaches address fiscal management of outpatient cancer centers including financial systems models, use of CPT codes, cost effectiveness and clinical applications of evidence-based practice guidelines, and guides to incorporate the best interest of the patient with cancer within these guidelines. 

New technology is introduced such as computerized bar code and drug administration to decreased medication errors; patient safety is also addressed.

This book addresses new trends including telecommunication in patient education, patient management, ethical issues surrounding the WEB, telephone triage, evidence-based practice, complementary medicine clinics, nurse-managed clinics, and more!

Chapter 1: Administrative Concepts in Ambulatory Care

Chapter 2: Economic Issues in Ambulatory Care

Chapter 3: The Internet and Ambulatory Oncology Nursing Care

Chapter 4: Role of the Advance Oncology Nurse Practitioner

Chapter 5:  The Oncology Nurse Consultant in Ambulatory Care

Chapter 6: Current Models of Physician Office Practices

Chapter 7: Oncology Infusion Centers

Chapter 8: Outpatient Surgery in the Oncology Setting

Chapter 9: Evolution of Radiotherapy Treatment Settings

Chapter 10: Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Outpatient Models

Chapter 11: The Breast Cancer Clinic: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Chapter 12: Managing Pain in the Ambulatory and Home Care

Chapter 13: Palliative and Hospice Care Issues and Concepts in the Ambulatory Care Setting

Chapter 14: Dental Clinics for Oncology Patients

Chapter 15: Pharmacy Issues in Ambulatory Oncology

Chapter 16: Research and Clinical Trials in Ambulatory Oncology Care

Chapter 17: Symptom Management Programs:  The Role Of The Nurse In Ambulatory Care

Chapter 18: Integrating Complementary and Alternative Medicine Therapies into An Oncology Practice

Chapter 19: Community-Based Survivorship Programs

Chapter 20: Establishing an Outpatient Fatigue Management Clinic

Patricia Corcoran Buchsel, RN, MSN-University of Washington, Washington

Additional Titles by this Author

Connie Henke Yarbro, RN, MS, FAAN-Editor, Seminars in Oncology Nursing, Oncology Nursing Consultant, Destin, Florida, Adjunct Courtesy Faculty, Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri

Connie Henke Yarbro, RN, MS, FAAN, is Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Sinclair School of Nursing and Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine and at the University of Missouri-Columbia, and Editor-in-Chief of Seminars in Oncology Nursing.  One of the founders of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) in 1975, she served as the first Treasurer (1975-1979) and President of the ONS (1979-1983).  In 1981, she founded the ONS Foundation and served as President from 1982-1988.  She has served on the Board of Trustees for the Association of Community Cancer Centers, the American Association for Cancer Education, advisory panels for the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Pharmacopeia, and numerous other committees and advisory panels.  She is one of three editors of the comprehensive textbook of oncology nursing, Cancer Nursing: Principles and Practice (7th ed), Cancer Symptom Management (3rd ed), Oncology Nursing Review (4th ed),  Breast Care Certification Review, and co-editor of Oncology Nursing in the Ambulatory Setting and Cancer Pain Management (2nd ed).  She has published over 90 articles and book chapters on topics related to cancer nursing and care, and is a national and international lecturer.  She is Past President of the International Society for Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC), served on the Medical Advisory Board of, the Board of Directors for the Center for Biomedical Continuing Education, and the Alternative and Complementary Methods of Cancer Management Committee of the American Cancer Society.  She has received numerous local, national and international awards.

Additional Titles by this Author
  • "The book is comprehensive in covering issues ranging from setting up a new practice, different office practice models, infusion centers, and radiation centers, to name a few. The chapter on patient education is very informative."

    Polly Sue Fullom, RN, BSN
    Union Hospital
    Doody's Book Review Service

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