Pediatric Oncology Nursing: Interview with Shannon Martin, RN, BSN, CPHON

My Specialty

Pediatric Oncology Nursing: Interview with Shannon Martin, RN, BSN, CPHON

Providing care for cancer-related illnesses and bone marrow transplants

By Keith Carlson, RN, BSN, CPC, NC-BC

Tell us about your position at City of Hope in Duarte, Calif. I am the pediatric clinical nurse manager for the 18-bed pediatric oncology and bone marrow transplant unit. What types of patients are treated on your unit? It’s all oncology-related, including osteosarcomas, post-op care for orthopedic cases, leukemia, sickle cell disease and bone marrow transplant. Our patients range in age from toddlers to people in their early 20s. What is your professional ...

This Month's Book Pick

The Nurses: A Year of Secrets, Drama and Miracles with the Heroes of the Hospital

The Nurses: A Year of Secrets, Drama and Miracles with the Heroes of the Hospital

Reviewed By Christine Contillo, RN, BSN

There are as many different kinds of nurses as there are types of health problems, and as many styles of nursing ...

California Nursing Specialties

Primary Care Nurse ICU: Interview with Tes Tayag, RN, MSN, CCRN

Primary Care Nurse ICU: Interview with Tes Tayag, RN, MSN, CCRN

Mentoring new nurses while providing clinically competent bedside care

Professional Practice and Education: Interview With Robert David Rice,  RN, Ph.D., NP

Professional Practice and Education: Interview With Robert David Rice, RN, Ph.D., NP

Keeping nurses current on best practices, clinical techniques and emerging technologies