Policy Number

NSHA CAN-PSY-005

NSHA CAN-PSY-005 Screening and Management of Psychosocial and Supportive Care Needs in Cancer Care

Description

This policy describes the procedures and tools used to screen for distress based on the best practice guidelines for the management of cancer-related distress in adults.  Screening and management of psychosocial and supportive care needs (distress) is a standard of care in the NSHA Cancer Care Program.

Please Note:   This policy is not effective until January 18, 2021.