OncoLink Poll

HCP as Educators
How do your healthcare providers provide you with education about your treatments? (Choose all that apply)
43%
 Verbal information or demonstration in the office
29%
 Paper handouts given in the office
14%
 Electronic materials sent via email or electronic medical record (PDF, Word documents, videos)
0%
 Electronic materials on a memory stick/flash drive
14%
 Refer me to websites to research myself
0%
 They don’t give me educational information!
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2015 COC Standards
What tool is your cancer center using/planning to use for distress screening to meet the 2015 COC standards?
60%
 The NCCN Distress Thermometer & Problem List
10%
 The Cancer Support Source Tool
0%
 Support Screen (City of Hope)
10%
 PHQ 9
0%
 Edmonton Symptom Assessment System
10%
 Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale
0%
 Psychological Distress Inventory
0%
 Brief Symptom Inventory
0%
 General Health Questionnaire
10%
 Other
0%
 We have not decided or discussed this standard.
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Devices
How do you access the Internet when searching for health information? (Check all that apply,)
38%
 Desktop Computer
15%
 Laptop
23%
 Tablet (iPad, Galaxy, Kindle, Nook)
23%
 Smartphone
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Professional Certification
Do you hold a professional certification?
57%
 OCN
29%
 AOCN, AOCNS, AONP
0%
 OSW (Oncology Social Worker)
0%
 CSO (Board Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition)
0%
 A Physician Assistant who did an oncology residency or fellowship
14%
 Other specialty certification
0%
 I do not hold a specialty certification
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Help us help you by answering one question!
Who are you?
20%
 Patient
16%
 Family member/friend
14%
 General public
13%
 Nurse
10%
 NP
9%
 PA
7%
 Physician
5%
 Social Worker
3%
 PT/OT
2%
 Dietician
0%
 Other
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Future Webchats
Help us plan for future webchats! What topics would you want to see covered in a webchat?
0%
 Financial advice (co-pays, debt) for cancer patients
0%
 End of life planning
0%
 Chats on specific cancer types
0%
 Nutrition
0%
 Employment concerns
0%
 Insurance (health or life)
0%
 Complementary medicine
0%
 Children/Family (coping, support)
0%
 Legal issues (custody, wills)
50%
 Sexuality (relationships, fertility)
50%
 Other
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Patient Educational Materials
Where do you get patient educational materials for your practice?
14%
 We make our own
29%
 OncoLink materials
7%
 ACS materials
21%
 NCI materials
7%
 Pharma materials
21%
 Other
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Commission on Cancer Standards
Is your institution/practice planning for the upcoming changes to the Commission on Cancer Standards?
67%
 Yes
0%
 No
33%
 Not sure
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Online Resources
Have you accessed a resource, organization, support group or online program to help you during your cancer treatment?
55%
 Yes!
30%
 No, I couldn't find the type of resource I needed.
15%
 No, I didn't feel that I needed any help.
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