Reply To: Hem/Onc Nurse requirements

  • Vanessa Bertini

    May 13, 2020 at 1:10 pm

    At Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, we have a Hospital Wide Skills Day monthly where nurses from varied specialties have a 4 hour skills station type check off in small groups before rotating through, where we address the mandatory BBP/OSHA/restraints type things as well as any skills that are lower volume/higher risk or issues that were commonly noted in our incident reporting system over the past year.

    Departamntally, we also hold an annual “March Madness” where that month’s staff meetings become a 2 hour focused HemeOnc skills/educational blitz for our unit staff. We use interested staff to plan and help run stations and they can earn credit toward their clinical advancement (CAP).

    Vanessa Bertini,  MSN RN CPN CPON
    Clinical Practice and Education Specialist 8B, Hematology/Oncology
    Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters
    Norfolk, VA

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    How do you handle the yearly check offs? What is your process? Skills labs/sign ups? Several times/year?



    Mary Lynn

    Mary Lynn Rae, MSN, RN, CPHON

    NPD Practitioner/Clinical Educator Hem/Onc/SCT

    Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

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