Discussion 2: New Cancer Therapies
In this week’s media presentation, Dr. Rempher discussed a non-invasive medical cancer procedure, CyberKnife. Review the media presentation and the readings that focus on non-invasive and complementary and alternative healing therapies.
- Identify one complementary or alternative healing nursing therapy, or a non-invasive nursing therapy for a form of cancer.
Describe the nursing therapy you identified and discuss the main elements you would include in a teaching plan for patients using this therapy. Your initial postings must be 250–350 words (not including the full references). Keep your responses succinct. Your written assignments must follow APA guidelines
. Anderson, J.G.& Taylor, A.G. (2012). Use of complementary therapies for cancer symptom management: Results of the 2007 National Health Interview survey. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 18(3), 235–241. doi: 10.1089/acm.2011.0022Retrieved from the Walden Library databases. http://www.cancer.org/ Laureate Education (Producer). (2009). Topics in clinical nursing: Acute and chronic health problems across the lifespan. Baltimore, MD: Author