Patient and Family Education

Throughout the process of treating cancer with cytotoxic drugs, nurses and other health care professionals must work closely with patients and families to help them understand how cytotoxic drugs work, what side effects might occur, and what to do about them should they occur. The following are realistic goals for patient and family education.

Medline has an excellent patient and family education, interactive learning tool about chemotherapy.

Please click here to go through the module and enjoy the interactive and comprehensive patient education information.