APNA's definition of primary health care nursing covers health, scope of practice, primary health care, roles and settings. We also explore general practice nursing and Phillips et al. six roles of the general practice nurse.
Beyond Completion of Cancer Treatment Integrated Cancer Survivorship Care
Speaker: Associate Professor Raymond Chan
Many patients with cancer are expected to survive five years post-diagnosis and beyond. However, on completion of active treatment, many could continue to suffer from ongoing treatment or disease related health problems (physical and psychosocial). This presentation will provide an overview of the care needs of people who have completed treatment for their cancer. The role of nurses in providing integrated care and supporting patients in this important phase of their journey will be highlighted.