CTCA® nurse from Oklahoma presented research and a clinical poster to thousands of peers


A nurse from Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Southwestern Regional Medical Center in Tulsa, OK revealed research on education resources and multi-site curriculum during the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) 41st Annual Congress April 28 – May 1. With more than 3,000 attendees, the ONS Congress is the premier destination for nursing professionals to learn the latest developments in oncology nursing through sessions led by acclaimed nursing professionals.
“CTCA® nurses play a vital role in bringing to life the organization’s commitment to providing clinical excellence, unparalleled patient satisfaction and innovation in patient care,” said Denise Geuder, RN, MS, CNOR is the Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer at CTCA at Southwestern Regional Medical Center in Tulsa. “We encourage our nursing staff to pursue the advancement of their scientific knowledge to enhance the care of their patients, and share it with the larger oncology nursing community.”
Kendra Laufer, BSN, RN-BC, OCN®, and Education Specialist at CTCA in Tulsa exhibited at the Interdisciplinary Education and Teamwork: A Way to Improve Patient Outcomes session, with her research presentation, “Just in Time Resources for Chemotherapy Nurses”.
“Exceptional patient care is our first priority. In order to deliver this high quality care, we actively seek innovative training that is centered around ensuring patient safety,” Laufer said.
Laufer also was a co-presenter on the topic of “Developing a Core Oncology Curriculum for a Multi-Site Cancer Center.”
In total, nine podium presentations and eight research posters were delivered by CTCA nurses from several states.