Research Using the MOATT
A Structured Nursing Intervention at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Jean Boucher and colleagues published the results of a study designed to evaluate a nurse-led intervention using the MOATT with the goals of increasing patient knowledge and adherence to therapy. This was a longitudinal, descriptive, feasibility study conducted in an ambulatory thoracic oncology disease center at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts. Thirty adult patients with lung cancer, who were being treated with the oral agent erlotinib, participated in the study (with 27 completing).
Previously, Cara spent nearly five years as Director at Greenview, providing sustainability consulting and reporting services to the hospitality and meeting and event industries. At Greenview, Cara collaborated with progressive event organizers to deliver strategic, award-winning sustainable event programs and was co-creator and author of the inaugural Green Venue Report industry initiative. Cara also worked as Business Development Manager at Closed Loop Environmental Solutions, providing food service establishments—including quick service restaurants, airlines, hospitals, schools, and event venues—holistic packaging and waste reduction solutions in Australia and the United Kingdom.