Educating and Developing AYA Cancer Nurses

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Abstract

This chapter explores the rationale for addressing specific education needs of nurses who care for AYA with cancer beyond routine professional development needs. Key principles of care are identified which center upon adolescent health, cancer nursing needs alongside identifying and addressing the unique needs of the young person with cancer and their family. Ways of learning how to do this are explored and it cover formal and informal ways of knowing.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNursing Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer
Subtitle of host publicationDeveloping Knowledge, Competence and Best Practice
EditorsPia Riis Olsen, Sam Smith
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Chapter4
Pages41-62
Number of pages22
Edition1
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-73555-9
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Keywords

  • Cancer, adolescence, young people, education, training, e-learning, competence, skills, knowledge, practice

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    Cable, M. (2018). Educating and Developing AYA Cancer Nurses. In P. Riis Olsen, & S. Smith (Eds.), Nursing Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer: Developing Knowledge, Competence and Best Practice (1 ed., pp. 41-62). Springer International Publishing.