AONN+ West Coast Regional Meeting

AONN+ West Coast Regional Meeting

Delving Deeper into the AONN+ Standardized Navigation Metrics

At the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) Annual Meeting in November 2016, the AONN+ Standardized Navigation Metrics Task Force unveiled the first standardized navigation metrics for measuring [ Read More ]

AONN+ West Coast Regional Meeting

The Art of Community-Based Patient Navigation

Community navigators assist patients and their families throughout the entire cancer care continuum, from screening and diagnosis through treatment and survivorship, all the way to palliative care and the end [ Read More ]

AONN+ West Coast Regional Meeting

Role Delineation in Oncology Navigation

Role delineation in oncology navigation can have a significant impact on patient outcomes and job satisfaction for navigators, according to Jennifer Bires, LICSW, Clinical Social Worker and Program Coordinator at [ Read More ]

AONN+ West Coast Regional Meeting

The Growing Burden of Financial Toxicity in Oncology

The burden of financial toxicity has become increasingly recognized in the US healthcare system over the past several years, according to Clara Lambert, BBA, Oncology Financial Navigator at Munson Medical [ Read More ]

AONN+ West Coast Regional Meeting

The Silo Mentality: Recognizing It and Avoiding It

Working with a silo mentality can be detrimental to the delivery of high-quality patient care. At the 2017 Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) West Coast Regional Meeting, [ Read More ]

AONN+ West Coast Regional Meeting

There’s Power in Numbers: Establishing a Group Smoking Cessation Program

The Surgeon General’s warning against cigarette smoking was put on packs in 1965, and 50 years later, approximately 18% of Americans still smoke. Cigarettes cause almost all tobacco-related diseases and [ Read More ]

AONN+ West Coast Regional Meeting

What Your Patient Needs to Know About Immunotherapy

 

Immunotherapy drugs are being approved for the treatment of more and more cancers and are making significant improvements in the lives of many patients. As a result, it has become [ Read More ]