Educational Preparation of Nurses Caring for Older People with Cancer: An International Perspective.
To review the education available in Europe and the US for nurses caring for older people with cancer.
Nursing literature, published guidelines, and professional nursing organizations Websites.
The educational needs of nurses caring for older cancer patients have not been well defined to date, resulting in a mixed international picture of preparation.
Implication for nursing practice
As the number of older people with cancer grows, the resulting complexities of patient and family care needs have significant implications for the role of nursing.
Bridges, J; Wengström, Y; Bailey, DE
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