Category VI: Community Outreach and Screening Programs

Category VI: Community Outreach and Screening Programs, Seventh Annual AONN+ Conference Abstracts

34. AltaMed Health Services: Breast Cancer Outreach and Screening Program

Marlene Luna, MPH; Arlene Bruins, MS
AltaMed Health Services 

Objective: Women living in Los Angeles and Orange County have low mammography screening history; only 65.6% of women have had a mammogram in the past 2 years or less.1 Research [ Read More ]

Category VI: Community Outreach and Screening Programs, Seventh Annual AONN+ Conference Abstracts

35. Church and Academia Collaborate on an Educational Program to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening (EPICS) in African Americans

Gina Curry, BSPH1; Robyn Espinosa, BS2; Sheila Mahon, BS2; Juned Mohammed, BDS2; Tierra Amos, BS2; Yashika Watkins, PhD, MPH3; Thomas Britt, MD, MPH3
1Chicago State University (CSU) Staff, 2CSU MPH Student, 3CSU Faculty 

Objectives: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a preventable cancer, yet it is the third most common and second deadliest in the United States. Screening finds the disease at an early stage [ Read More ]

Category VI: Community Outreach and Screening Programs, Seventh Annual AONN+ Conference Abstracts

36. Finding Lung Cancer in the Dark…Utilizing Technology to Help Us Identify Early-Stage Lung Cancer

Brook Blackmore, FNP-BC; Melissa L. Johnson, MD; Tammy Baxter, MD; Howard A. Burris, MD; David R. Spigel, MD; Sharon Moore, RN; Priscilla Smith, RN
Sarah Cannon 

Background: Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer in both men and women in the United States.1 More than half of people with lung cancer die within 1 year of [ Read More ]

Category VI: Community Outreach and Screening Programs, Seventh Annual AONN+ Conference Abstracts

37. Implementing a Breast Screening Assessment Tool in the Inpatient Setting

Nicole DeLano, MSN, RN; Steven Lane, MD; Melissa DeMayo, MSN, RN, LNC
Signature Healthcare 

Problem Addressed: In a recent discussion review on the number of women being screened at the Women’s Imaging Center, the nurse navigator noticed that there was no screening program for [ Read More ]

Category VI: Community Outreach and Screening Programs, Seventh Annual AONN+ Conference Abstracts

38. Model for a Multidisciplinary Cancer Risk Clinic in a Community Setting

Alice Brafford, RN, MSN, CBCN; Amy Bush, RN, MSN, OCN, APN-BC
Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center 

Objectives: Genetics and genomics are playing an important role in cancer risk assessment. The Novant Health Cancer Risk Clinic was designed to assist patients and healthcare providers in addressing the [ Read More ]

Category VI: Community Outreach and Screening Programs, Seventh Annual AONN+ Conference Abstracts

39. Pathway of a Positive Breast Biopsy: Reducing Testing to Treatment Times

Linda Byrd, ADN, RN-BC, CGRN
Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Atlanta, GA 

Objective: In a suburban community hospital where turnaround times for hormone receptor reports of positive breast biopsies averaged 8 business days, resulting in delayed initiation of treatment, an interdisciplinary breast [ Read More ]

Category VI: Community Outreach and Screening Programs, Seventh Annual AONN+ Conference Abstracts

40. REAL Cancer Study – Expanding Access with Virtual Tumor Boards Through Remote Expert Assessment

J. Horton, BSN, RN; C. Miller, BSN, RN; R. Sanchez, MD; N. Tanner, MD; N. Pastis, MD; K. Taylor; K. Eways; P. Nietert; G. Silvestri, MD
Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Hollings Cancer Center 

Rationale: Multidisciplinary tumor boards (MTBs) are extremely effective in achieving multidisciplinary input for National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) treatment planning. The American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer recognizes MTBs [ Read More ]

Category VI: Community Outreach and Screening Programs, Seventh Annual AONN+ Conference Abstracts

41. Standard 3.1 Patient Navigation: Developing a Community Needs Assessment (CNA) Adapted to the Veteran Population

Sonya Curry, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC
The Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 

Objectives: 1) To improve understanding and completion of a CNA driven by Standard 3.1 Patient Navigation by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer at the Louis Stokes Cleveland [ Read More ]

Category VI: Community Outreach and Screening Programs, Seventh Annual AONN+ Conference Abstracts

42. The Establishment of a Pancreatic Cancer Familial Risk Assessment Program

Nora J. Barrett, BSN, RN, OCN; Kristi L. Case, MS, CHES, CHW; Kristi M. Griffith, MSN, RN, CHPN; Stacey L. Webb, MPA-HCA, BSN, RN
Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center at Dallas, TX; Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX 

Background: Pancreatic cancer is predicted to become the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States by 2020.1 Due to the lack of effective medical treatments for the [ Read More ]