Nurse-led supportive care intervention for men with advanced prostate cancer: healthcare professionals' perspectives

Ralph, Nicholas ORCID: and Chambers, Suzanne and Laurie, Kirstyn and Oliffe, John and Lazenby, Mark and Dunn, Jeffrey ORCID: (2020) Nurse-led supportive care intervention for men with advanced prostate cancer: healthcare professionals' perspectives. Oncology Nursing Forum, 47 (1). pp. 33-43. ISSN 0190-535X


Purpose: To identify barriers and corresponding solutions for implementing a telephone-based, nurse-led supportive care intervention for men with advanced prostate cancer. Participants & setting: 21 healthcare professionals with an average 15.81 years of experience in diverse prostate cancer care settings. Methodologic approach: Data from semistructured interviews were coded into the Theoretical Domains Framework and mapped to behavior change techniques (BCTs) to inform the development of an implementation schema. Findings: Barriers included lack of knowledge about the effectiveness of survivorship interventions and how to deliver them, low referral rates to psychosocial oncology care, low help-seeking behavior among men with advanced prostate cancer, lack of care coordination skills, and inadequate service capacity. Implications for nursing: Interprofessional support exists for a nurse-led supportive care intervention. Causes of low engagement with supportive care among men with advanced prostate cancer extend beyond gendered patterns of response.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
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Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences - School of Nursing and Midwifery (1 Jan 2015 - )
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Institute for Resilient Regions - Centre for Health, Informatics and Economic Research (1 Aug 2018 - 31 Mar 2020)
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2020 23:07
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2020 03:37
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pros; Care; Prostate cancer; Prostate cancer specialist nurses; Supportive care
Fields of Research (2008): 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1110 Nursing > 111003 Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care)
Fields of Research (2020): 42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4205 Nursing > 420501 Acute care
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