Episode 134: Nurse Innovators Increase Access to Biomarker Testing During ONS Hackathon

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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Earn 0.75 contact hours of nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) by listening to the full recording and completing an evaluation at myoutcomes.ons.org by December 18, 2022. The planners and faculty for this episode have no conflicts to disclose, and the episode has no commercial support. ONS is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

Episode Notes 

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To discuss the information in this episode with other oncology nurses, visit the ONS Communities.

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