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THE EFFECTIVENESS OF NURSE LED PATIENT TEACHING THAT PROMOTES OUTPATIENT ORAL ANTICANCER MEDICATION ADHERENCE IN CANCER PATIENTS 18 YEARS AND OLDER
*Dr. Sharon Shyrier, DNP, FNP-BC, RN
Patients are now self-administering oral chemotherapy treatment at home rather than intravenous therapy in outpatient facilities. A vital issue in the shift from intravenous to oral anticancer medication is patient self- management education. In home self-administration of oral chemotherapy encompasses treatment regimens and symptoms management. There is a plethora of data related to patient satisfaction and adherence to the treatment regime. The aim of this qualitative study is to identify the effectiveness of specific education modalities currently in use. This study, utilized a prospective literature review of nurse-led patient teaching, to determine personal patient reasons for poor adherence to oral anticancer medication in the home setting. The data collected from this study will be use to survey nursing comprehensive standardized teaching plan, and exam guidelines and expected competences to facilitate best practice for positive patient outcomes. The dramatic shift to outpatient cancer care created a need for effective nurse-led teaching tailored to each patient. Given the pivotal role of nurses, this research examines present nursing competencies for guidelines on the use of tailored patient teaching. Therefore, the secondary aim of this study is to identify the success of competent nurse-led patient education that promotes outpatient oral anticancer medication adherence.[Full Text Article]