Weaver, L. C., Jessup, A., & Mayer, D. K. (2013). Cancer survivorship care: Implications for primary care advanced practice nurses. The Nurse Practitioner, 38(11), 1-11. doi:10.1097/01.NPR.0000435784.40143.62
Initial Discussion Post: For this discussion, your instructor will assign you to Patient A or Patient B. Patient A is a 22-year-old female survivor of Stage II Hodgkin lymphoma treated with radiation and chemotherapy. Patient B is a 60-year-old male survivor of colon cancer treated with a colon resection and sigmoid colostomy, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy.
For your assigned patient: Identify 2 interventions the nurse will include on the survivorship plan of care that will address health promotion and management of comorbid conditions. Provide a rationale for each intervention. Identify another member of the interprofessional team that could play a role in the cancer survivorship care for this patient. Explain the role of this interprofessional team member. Base your initial post on your readings and research of this topic. Your initial post must contain a minimum of 250 words. References, citations, and repeating the question do not count towards the 250 word minimum. Burchum, J. & Rosenthal, L. (2016). Lehne’s pharmacology for nursing care (9th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier. Chapter 103: Anticancer Agents II: Hormonal Agents, Targeted Drugs, and Other Noncytotoxic Anticancer Drugs (Sections on “Drugs for Breast Cancer” and “Drugs for Prostate Cancer”). Hinkle, J., & Cheever, K. (2014). Brunner and Suddarth’s textbook of medical-surgical nursing (13th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health. Chapter 15: Oncology: Nursing Management in Cancer Care (section on “Cancer Survivorship”) Chapter 42: Management of Patients with Musculoskeletal Disorders (section on “Bone Tumors”). Chapter 47: Management of Patients with Gastric and Duodenal Disorders (sections on “Gastric Cancer” and “Tumors of the Small Intestine”). Chapter 48: Management of Patients with Intestinal and Rectal Disorders (sections on “Colorectal Cancer” and “Polyps of the Colon and Rectum”) Chapter 50: Assessment and Management of Patients with Biliary Disorders: (sections on “Cancer of the Pancreas”, “Tumors of the Head of the Pancreas”, “Pancreatic Islet Tumors”, “Hyperinsulinism” and “Ulcerogenic Tumors”). Chapter 52: Assessment and Management of Patients with Endocrine Disorders: (sections on “Pituitary Tumors” and “Thyroid Cancer”). Chapter 54: Management of Patients with Kidney Disorders: (section on “Renal Cancer”). Chapter 55: Management of Patients with Urinary Disorders: (sections on “Cancer of the Bladder” and “Urinary Diversions”). Chapter 57: Management of Patients with Female Reproductive Disorders (section on “Malignant Conditions” and “Radiation Therapy”). Chapter 58: Assessment and Management of Patients with Breast Disorders (sections on “Benign Conditions of the Breast” and “Malignant Conditions of the Breast”) Chapter 59: Assessment and Management of Problems Related to the Male Reproductive Process (section on “Cancer of the Prostate”) Chapter 61: Management of Patients with Dermatologic Problems (section on “Skin Tumors”) Chapter 70: Management of Patients with Oncologic or Degenerative Neurologic Disorders: (section on “Oncologic Disorders of the Brain and Spinal Cord”). Ladwig, G., Ackley, B., & Makic, M. (2017). Mosby’s guide to nursing diagnosis (5th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier. Review the nursing diagnoses specific to the content covered in this module. Pillitteri, A. (2014). Maternal and child health nursing: Care of the childbearing and childrearing family (7th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Chapter 53: Nursing Care of a Family When a Child H