WIOP Nurse Ambassador

Nurse Ambassador Program

If you have a cancer diagnosis and are undergoing treatment, you can try integrative therapies delivered by an oncology nurse in our Nurse Ambassador program.

Whether you're in treatment, clinic, or an inpatient area, a Nurse Ambassador can help improve your experience along with your symptoms and quality of life.

Where Can I Find a Nurse Ambassador?

If you'd like to explore the services of a Nurse Ambassador, you can:

  • Ask your bedside or treatment nurse if a Nurse Ambassador supports your site, and if so, they'll connect you with one during your visit.
  • Call to speak with a representative at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, our flagship location at UPMC Shadyside.

What Integrative Therapies Do They Offer?

Our Nurse Ambassadors are specially trained to offer:

  • Aromatherapy.
  • Breathing techniques.
  • Meditation.
  • Hand and foot massage.
  • Seated yoga.

How Can Nurse Ambassadors Help?

Nurse Ambassadors provide education and offer more resources if you'd like to explore a holistic approach to your care. They may be able to help ease the following symptoms:

  • Nausea.
  • Fatigue.
  • Pain.
  • Anxiety, depression, and stress.
  • Decreased appetite.
  • Neuropathy.
  • Insomnia.

How Can I Become a Nurse Ambassador?

TOur Nurse Ambassador program combines education, clinical care, and integrative medicine at the bedside. To learn more about the required qualifications or get details about our next Nurse Ambassador training, please visit our website.