ONS members Meghan Coleman, DNP, CRNP, and Alison McDaniel, BSN, RN, OCN®, join Stephanie Jardine, BSN, RN, oncology clinical specialist at ONS, to discuss their Evidence-Based Quality Understanding in Pathology (EQUIP) project to solve unequal access to germline and somatic biomarker testing, which earned first place in the inaugural ONS Hackathon. The ONS Hackathon took place over two weeks in November 2020 and gave nurses a platform to develop innovative ways to address challenges in the delivery of quality cancer care. For more information, read the ONS Voice article linkedin the episode notes.
Music Credit: "Fireflies and Stardust" by Kevin MacLeod
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ONS Voice article: An Oncology Nurse’s Primer on Genomics and Biomarker Terminology
ONS Voice article: Winning Team Reduces Disparities to Biomarker Testing in First-Ever ONS Hackathon
Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing article: Shifting to a Biomarker Paradigm Across Cancer Care
American Cancer Society information on cancer biomarker testing
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Biomarkers Compendium
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