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Erin McMenamin, MSN, CRNP

Degree and Institution

BSN, Widener University MSN; University of Pennsylvania; Post-MSN Nurse Practitioner Certificate, University of Pennsylvania

Faculty Title

Clinical Associate, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Department

Radiation Oncology/Head and Neck Service
 

Clinical Expertise

Pain and symptom management

Research Expertise

Certifications

Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP-BC), American Nurses Credentialing Center

Advanced Certified Hospice & Palliative Care Nurse (ACHPN), National Board for Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurses

Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse (AOCN), Oncology Nurse Credentialing Corporation

Publications

McMenamin, E. (2012). Appropriate use of naloxone in the clinicalsetting. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 8(5), 394-398

 Jones, J., McMenamin, E., and Quon, H. (2011). Treatment of Metastatic Epidural Spinal Cord

Compression: the Goldilocks Principle. Supportive Oncology, 9(4), 125-126.

McMenamin, E. (2011). Pain Management Principles. Current Problems in Cancer, 35(6), 317-323.
 
Ersek, M., Sebego, M., Marini Bloom, A., Shaibu, S., McMenamin, E. & Mokotidi, M. (2010).

Development and Evaluation of an International, Interdisciplinary Palliative Care Workshop in Botswana. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 16, 1; 13-21.

McMenamin, E. (2010). Cancer Pain Management. In Cancer Nursing, Seventh Edition.

Yarbro, C., Wucjik, D., & Holmes Gobel, B., Eds. Jones & Bartlett: Boston, MA. Gavrin, J.G. and McMenamin, E.M. (2008). Pain Management in Palliative Care Oncology Patients. Current Pain and Headache reports, 12, 4; 257-261.

McMenamin, E. & Farrar, J.T. (2002).  Oral Transmucosal Fentanyl Citrate (OTFC): A Novel Agent for Breakthrough Pain Related to Cancer. Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, 2(5), 89-93.

McMenamin, E., Keane, A. & Polomano, R. (2001). Pain; The Fifth Vital Sign.  In Medical- Surgical Nursing Across the Health Care Continuum, Fourth Edition, Ignatavicius, D. & Workman, L. Eds.  Harcourt; Philadelphia, PA.

McMenamin, E., McCorkle, R., Barg, F., Jepson, C., & Abrahms, J. (1995). Implementing A       Multidisciplinary Cancer Pain Education Panel. Cancer Practice, 3, (5), 303-309.

McMenamin, E. (1993). Catheter Fracture: A Complication in Venous Access Devices. Cancer               Nursing 16, (6), 364-367.

Presentations

McMenamin, E. HPV Related Cancer of the Head and Neck. American College of Nurse Practitioners National Conference, Toronto Canada, October, 2012.

McMenamin, E. HPV Related Head and Neck Cancers. Oncology Nursing Society Congress, New Orleans Louisiana, May 2012.

McMenamin, E. Proton Therapy: What’s All the Fuss About?, American College of Nurse Practitioners National Conference, Denver Colorado, October, 2011.

McMenamin, E.Interventional Management of Cancer Pain, American College of Nurse Practitioners National Conference, Tampa, FL – November, 2010.

McMenamin, E. Interventional Management of Chronic Non-Malignant Pain, American College of Nurse Practitioners National Conference, Albuquerque, NM, October, 2009.
 

McMenamin, E. Pain in Seriously Ill Patients, Palliative Care Course, University of Botswana, Africa, June, 2009.

 Abstracts/Posters
Thukral, A, Kim, M, Hwang, WT, Bar Ad, V, McMenamin, E, Quon, H, Alonso-Basanta, M      Lustig, R, and Lin, A. Gabapentin During Head and Neck Chemoradiation: A Prospective Study Assessing Quality of Life and Pain Control. ASTRO National Meeting, Miami, Florida, October 2-6, 2011.

Moore, A., Espeleta, J., and McMenamin, E. Implementation of the CADD (Continuous  Ambulatory Delivery Device) in the Inpatient Oncology Setting for the Safe Delivery of     High Dose Opioid Infusions in Cancer Patients. Oncology Nursing Society Annual Meeting, May 16-19, 2008.

Hennessy S, Carozzoni C, Weiner MG, Gibson GA, Bilker W, Livshits A, McMenamin E,          Blackwood-Chichir MA, Silber J. Descriptive epidemiology of early-onset adverse effects of cancer chemotherapy.  American Society of Clinical Oncology 38th Annual Meeting, May 18 - 21, 2002 Orlando, Florida,

Hennessy S, Carozzoni C, Weiner MG, Gibson GA, Bilker W, Livshits A, McMenamin E,          Blackwood-Chichir MA, Silber J. Descriptive epidemiology of early-onset adverse effects of cancer chemotherapy.  18th International Conference on  Pharmacoepidemiology, August 19-21, 2002, Edinburgh, Scotland. 

McMenamin, E. & Farrar, J. A comparison of pain intensity to pain distress ratings in a cancer     population. Oncology Nursing Society National Meeting,; May 16-20, 2001; San Diego, CA.

McMenamin, E., Rogers, J., & Pickett, M. Development of Multi-Site Nursing Research  Opportunities within the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center Network. Advancing Care in Serious Illness through Nursing Research, 2nd Annual Scientific Symposium: Center for Advancing Care in Serious Illness, University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing; March 7-8,1996; Philadelphia, PA.

McMenamin, E., Rogers, J.M., & Pickett, M. Development of Multi-Site Nursing Research           Opportunities within the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center Network. University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center Fourth Annual Scientific Symposium and Retreat, February 23, 1996; Philadelphia, PA.

Pickett, M., McMenamin, E., & Rogers, J. Patient Satisfaction with Pain and Symptom Management within a Comprehensive Cancer Center Network. American Nurses  Association Council for Nursing Research 1996 Scientific Session, Capital Hill Hyatt Hotel, June 14, 1996; Washington, DC.

Pickett, M., McMenamin, E., & Rogers, J.M. Patient Satisfaction with Pain and Symptom                        Management within a Comprehensive Cancer Center Network. University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center, Behavioral Sciences Research Program Fall Retreat; November 16, 1995; Philadelphia, PA.
 

Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Radiation Oncology

2nd Floor West PCAM
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
 

Office Phone: 215-662 2428