3.Target population the agency serves; Patients, families, and caregivers4.Services and programs offered; There are many services offered at this cancer center such as innovative therapies for cancer and information resources for the public. There is specialty nursing services for support, education, and coordinating care for patients and families. There is access to clinical research, licensed oncology social workers, spiritual care, nutritional counseling/ support, and pain management. This cancer center also hosts cancer screening and prevention activities throughout the year.5.What criteria (i.e. income, age, etc.) must clients meet in order to be served by the agency; andThe support group is offered free of charge to caregivers and family members of those affected by cancer. There is no specific age listed on the website but for more information to call the cancer center. This cancer center welcomes most major payers for cancer insurance which is listed on the website. 6.What you found interesting about this agency or helpful for you as a professional nurse.What I found most interesting about this agency is that the hospital I work for is partnered with this cancer center along with a few physicians I am familiar with. I don’t work on a cancer unit but I will be able to use this information with my colleagues and patients if needed. Another plus is that support groups are offered free of charge which I think will help bring in families, patients, and caregivers. 7.Cite and reference the information you report on, as appropriateReferences
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- Oncology, Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center