Episode 167: The Psychiatric Patient With Cancer

ONS member Barb Henry, DNP, APRN-BC, board-certified psychiatric mental health clinical nurse specialist with a focus on psycho-oncology and member of the Cincinnati Tri-State ONS Chapter, joins Stephanie Jardine, BSN, RN, oncology clinical specialist at ONS, to discuss patients with cancer who have a concurrent psychiatric diagnosis, ways for oncology nurses to coordinate care to manage this unique population, and the importance of nurse self-care to minimize compassion fatigue. Henry presented on this topic during the 46th Annual ONS Congress® in April. If you missed her session, catch Kathleen Murphy-Ende, PhD, PsyD, AOCNP®, speak on a similar topic in her session, Mental Illness and Cancer: Caring for Comorbidity, from 1–2 pm on September 16, 2021 (or on demand through October 14, 2021), during the ONS Bridge™ virtual conference

Music Credit: "Fireflies and Stardust" by Kevin MacLeod  

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