Affiliation: City of Hope National Medical Center
- ExCEL in Social Work: Excellence in Cancer Education & Leadership: An Oncology Social Work Response to the 2008 Institute of Medicine ReportShirley Otis-Green
Division of Nursing Research and Education, Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope National Medical Center, 1500 E Duarte Rd, Duarte, CA, 91010, USA
J Cancer Educ 30:503-13. 2015..Initial findings support the feasibility and acceptability of this tailored leadership skills-building program for participating oncology social workers...
- ACE Project--advocating for clinical excellence: creating change in the delivery of palliative careShirley Otis-Green
City of Hope, Duarte, California, 91010 3000, USA
Omega (Westport) 67:5-19. 2013....
- Palliative care opportunities for women with advanced ovarian cancer associated with intraperitoneal chemotherapyShirley Otis-Green
City of Hope, Duarte, California 91010 3000, USA
J Palliat Med 16:44-53. 2013..Numerous opportunities occur throughout the treatment process to improve the delivery of biopsychosocial-spiritual support to women receiving IP chemotherapy...
- Enhancing the social well-being of family caregiversShirley Otis-Green
City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA 91010 3000, USA
Semin Oncol Nurs 28:246-55. 2012..A caregiver narrative highlights examples of the importance of addressing the social impact of illness...
- Promoting excellence in pain management and palliative care for social workersShirley Otis-Green
City of Hope, 1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
J Soc Work End Life Palliat Care 4:120-34. 2008..Initial evaluation data (N = 276) are presented to demonstrate the feasibility of this innovative educational program...
- Feasibility of an ovarian cancer quality-of-life psychoeducational interventionShirley Otis-Green
City of Hope National Medical Center Beckman Research Institute, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
J Cancer Educ 23:214-21. 2008..Diagnosis of ovarian cancer often portends a poor prognosis with significant quality-of-life (QOL) concerns...
- An overview of the ACE Project-advocating for clinical excellence: transdisciplinary palliative care educationShirley Otis-Green
City of Hope Beckman Research Institute, 1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte CA 91010 3000, USA
J Cancer Educ 24:120-6. 2009..Excellence in palliative care demands attention to the multidimensional aspects of patient and family suffering, yet too few psycho-oncology professionals report adequate preparation in this vital area...
- The transitions program: existential care in actionShirley Otis-Green
Nursing Research and Education Department, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California 91010 3000, USA
J Cancer Educ 21:23-5. 2006
- Family caregiver burden, skills preparedness, and quality of life in non-small cell lung cancerMarcia Grant
Nursing Research and Education, Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
Oncol Nurs Forum 40:337-46. 2013....
- Toxicities, complications, and clinical encounters during intraperitoneal chemotherapy in 17 women with ovarian cancerVirginia Sun
City of Hope Nursing Research and Education, 1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
Eur J Oncol Nurs 17:375-80. 2013..The purpose of this descriptive study was to describe nursing implications related to toxicities, complications and clinical encounters in 17 women with ovarian cancer who received IP chemotherapy...
- Integrating social work into palliative care for lung cancer patients and families: a multidimensional approachShirley Otis-Green
a Division of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
J Psychosoc Oncol 32:431-46. 2014....
- Spirituality in cancer care at the end of lifeBetty Ferrell
From the City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA
Cancer J 19:431-7. 2013..Oncology professionals require education to prepare them to appropriately screen, assess, refer, and/or intervene for spiritual distress. ..
- Quality of life of family caregivers and challenges faced in caring for patients with lung cancerRebecca Fujinami
Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, CA, USA
Clin J Oncol Nurs 16:E210-20. 2012..The importance of the oncology nurse's assessment of FCGs' needs for support, education, and self-care through the lung cancer illness trajectory is discussed while presenting accessible community resources to meet those needs...
- Nurses' responses to requests for forgiveness at the end of lifeBetty Ferrell
Division of Nursing Research and Education, Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope, Duarte, California, USA Electronic address
J Pain Symptom Manage 47:631-41. 2014..Professionals, including nurses as the prominent discipline at the bedside, witness these expressions of regret or needs for forgiveness but may not be adequately prepared to optimally address patient concerns regarding forgiveness...
- An integrated psychosocial-spiritual model for cancer pain managementShirley Otis-Green
City of Hope National Medical Center, Supportive Care and Palliative Medicine Department, Duarte, California 91010 3000, USA
Cancer Pract 10:S58-65. 2002..This article describes a multidisciplinary model for cancer pain management that focuses on the psychosocial and spiritual aspects of cancer pain and the needs of patients...
- Language, the literature, and the patientTerry Altilio
Oncology (Williston Park) 19:1420; discussion 1420. 2005
- Reader sees need for transdisciplinary education model in palliative careShirley Otis-Green
Am J Crit Care 16:106,108. 2007
- Social work practice in palliative and end-of-life care: a report from the summitTerry Altilio
Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care, Beth Israel Medical Center, 350 East 17th Street, Baird 12, New York, NY 10003, USA
J Soc Work End Life Palliat Care 3:68-86. 2007..This article discusses the historical context and relevant findings that may contribute to the growth of the profession in this rich and burgeoning specialty...
- "Res Ipsa Loquitur"...it speaks for itself...social work-values, pain, and palliative careTerry Altilio
J Soc Work End Life Palliat Care 1:3-6. 2005