News

A report on the 4th ESUN Course on Holistic prostate cancer care

The 4th Course of the European School of Urology Nursing on Holistic Prostate Cancer Care took place on 14-15 September 2018 in Krakow, Poland. The organising committee received 70 applications from Europe, Africa, Asia, New Zealand and Australia, however the course...

Dutch nurses benefit from a Post-EAUN meeting

The 7th Post-EAUN meeting took place on 24 September in Amersfoort, The Netherlands. More than 90 participants from all fields of urology were present. The meeting was organised by Oncowijs, an association which initiates several educational courses and meetings....

Nurse-led flexible cystoscopies

As a nurse cystoscopist, some of the most vital aspects in care management of surveillance patients with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) include continuity of care, timely follow-up, and having a specific point of contact. These allow patients to...

APCC 2018 Report: Excellent prostate cancer care Down Under

Last August I participated at the Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference in Brisbane to prepare for my nursing fellowship at the Australian Prostate Centre in Melbourne. It was a great opportunity to meet my future colleagues at the centre and...

Experiences of group support for mPCa patients

Men with metastatic (advanced) prostate cancer have a variety of supportive care needs including physical issues, communication, physiological/emotional needs, intimacy and  sex, and information (Patterson et al 2017). In addition, we know from the work presented by Afshar et al....

Using cannabis in prostate cancer patients

In our hospital’s daily practice we notice the popular use of cannabis oil in prostate cancer (PCa) patients. As a nursing specialist for urology, I have even met patients who are so convinced of the curative benefits of cannabis oil in treating prostate...

EAUN supports urology nursing in China & Hong Kong

The EAUN has built good links with China and Hong Kong over a number of years and this year the EAUN was invited again to collaborate with the Chinese Urological Association of Nursing (CUAN) and Urology Nurses Association of...