The Nurse Ambassador Program combines education, clinical care, and integrative medicine at the bedside. Oncology patients undergoing treatment have the opportunity to try aromatherapy, breathing techniques, meditation, hand and foot massage, and seated yoga delivered by their trusted oncology nurses. Nurses focus on patients in treatment, clinic, and inpatient areas to improve the patient experience along with symptoms and quality of life.
Nurse Ambassadors have been trained in:
The Nurse Ambassadors provide education and offer additional resources to patients interested in a holistic approach to their care. Nurse Ambassadors can help with the following symptoms:
If your site is supported by the Nurse Ambassador Program, simply ask your bedside or treatment nurse to connect you during your visit.
To inquire about qualifications and details for our next Nurse Ambassador training, contact Kayla Miller at NeffKE@upmc.edu.