Episode 211: Apply the LGBTQIA+ Lived Experience to Your Patient Interactions

“When we think about how oncology nurses can really be helpful in overcoming barriers to care, it comes back to what we do very well—which is getting to know our patients,” David Rice, PhD, MSN, RN, NP, NEA-BC, chief nurse of research and development at the Greater Los Angeles VA Medical Center in California said during his conversation with Stephanie Jardine, BSN, RN, oncology clinical specialist at ONS. David and Stephanie discussed the nursing considerations for LGBTQIA+ patients with cancer and how nurses can help overcome barriers and eliminate disparities during all stages of the cancer continuum. David facilitated a panel discussion on the topic at the 47th Annual ONS Congress® in Anaheim, CA, on April 29, 2022. You can also earn free NCPD contact hours by completing the evaluation linked below.

Music Credit: "Fireflies and Stardust" by Kevin MacLeod

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Earn 1.00 contact hours of nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) by listening to the full recording and completing an evaluation at myoutcomes.ons.org by June 10, 2024. The planners and faculty for this episode have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. ONS is accredited as a provider of NCPD by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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