Supporting Nurses Returning to Work After Cancer Diagnosis With Kai-Lin You

At the recent Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Congress, Kai-Lin You, PhD(c), MSN, RN, a doctoral candidate at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, presented her team’s poster entitled: “It’s just stress of going into work and not really knowing when I was going to be triggered”: A qualitative focus group study of return-to-work experiences of nurses diagnosed with cancer.

In this interview, she further discusses her poster, including:

  • Factors that put nurses at an elevated risk for cancer
  • Unique challenges that nurses may face when returning to work after a cancer diagnosis
  • Reasons why nurses returned to work and challenges that impeded them from returning to work
  • Actionable steps and accommodations that healthcare leaders can make to help support nurses who return to work after a cancer diagnosis
  • Information on her team’s cross-sectional study exploring the impact of cancer on nurses’ quality of life
  • And more!

About Ms. You

Kai-Lin You, PhD(c), MSN, RN, is a doctoral candidate at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing. Ms. You’s research focuses on cancer survivorship and understanding the intricacies of this area of oncology. Currently, she is leading a series of studies which seek to explore return-to-work experiences and work limitations experienced by nurses with cancer.

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