Reply To: Ommaya Chemotherapy

  • Tammy Klapp

    Member
    May 11, 2020 at 1:52 pm

    In our organization it is the provider who administers through the OMAYA-not nursing.

     

    Thanks-Tammy

     

    Tammy Klapp, MSN, RN, CPN

    Manager of Clincial Operations Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

    Advocate Children’s Hospital

    tammy.klapp@advocatehealth.com

    Tie line 41-4208,

    Office line 708-684-4208

    Cell-708-250-6753

    Fax 708-684-1985

     

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    ​Hello

      We have a brain tumor patient getting an ommaya reservoir placed for chemotherapy.  Our nursing policy does not allow nursing to administer IT chemo, but I was wondering what other institutions are doing in regards to this?

    Thank you

    Marlene

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    Marlene Reidl, RN, BSN CPHON
    Clinical Manager
    Tomorrow Fund Clinic
    Hasbro Children’s Hospital
    Providence, RI USA
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