Study – Scope of Practice, Role Legitimacy, and Role Potential for Cancer Care Coordinators

Chair of ANZ-LCNF, Mary Duffy, has been involved with a recent study on the Scope of Practice, Role Legitimacy, and Role Potential for Cancer Care Coordinators.

 

The objective of the study focused on the cancer care coordinator (CCC) role has become a priority in providing coordinated, patient-centered, supported care for patients, and their families experiencing cancer. The CCC role exists with heterogeneity across tumor streams, clinical disciplines, and institutions. This study explored CCCs perceptions and experiences of their role, scope of practice, and potential for future role development.

 

You can read the full study at: http://www.apjon.org/article.asp?issn=2347-5625;year=2019;volume=6;issue=4;spage=356;epage=362;aulast=Panozzo 

 

Panozzo S, Collins A, McLachlan SA, Lau R, Le B, Duffy M, Philip JA. Scope of Practice, Role Legitimacy, and Role Potential for Cancer Care Coordinators. Asia Pac J Oncol Nurs [serial online] 2019 [cited 2019 Aug 7];6:356-62. Available from: http://www.apjon.org/text.asp?2019/6/4/356/263426