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AONN 2013 Fourth Annual Meeting Coverage

AONN 2013 Fourth Annual Meeting Coverage

The Future of AONN

Lisa A. Raedler, PhD, RPh 

Memphis, TN—During the first day of the Fourth Annual Navigation and Survivorship Conference of the Academy of Oncology Nurse Navigators (AONN) in Memphis, Tennessee, the meeting co-chairs, Lillie D. Shockney, [ Read More ]

AONN 2013 Fourth Annual Meeting Coverage, Nurse Navigation, Patient Education and Assistance

Community Needs and Navigation

Lisa A. Raedler, PhD, RPh 

Memphis, TN—In order to ensure high-quality patient-­centered healthcare, oncology navigators must know patients’ needs and understand the factors that influence whether and how those needs are met. Systematic assessment of [ Read More ]

AONN 2013 Fourth Annual Meeting Coverage, Nurse Navigation

Thoracic Cancer Navigation

Lisa A. Raedler, PhD, RPh 

Memphis, TN—On Sunday, November 17, 2013, a series of breakout sessions were conducted to highlight navigation challenges in the context of specific tumor types. Experts in the development of navigation [ Read More ]

AONN 2013 Fourth Annual Meeting Coverage, Survivorship

Breast Cancer Navigation and Survivorship

Lisa A. Raedler, PhD, RPh 

Memphis, TN—One of the most popular breakout sessions at the Fourth Annual Conference of the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) focused on breast cancer navigation and survivorship. [ Read More ]

AONN 2013 Fourth Annual Meeting Coverage, Conference News

Music & Medicine: A Dynamic Partnership

Lisa A. Raedler, PhD, RPh 

Memphis, TN—The final address of the Fourth Annual Conference of the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) in Memphis, Tennessee, was delivered by Deforia Lane, PhD, MT-BC. Dr [ Read More ]

AONN 2013 Fourth Annual Meeting Coverage, Nurse Navigation, Survivorship

Cancer Program Standards 2012 R 1.2 Navigation and Survivorship: What’s Happening in the Field?

Lisa A. Raedler, PhD, RPh 

Memphis, TN—The keynote address of the Fourth Annual Conference of the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) was delivered by Linda W. Ferris, PhD. Dr Ferris is vice [ Read More ]

AONN 2013 Fourth Annual Meeting Coverage

Six Posters Take Top Honors at AONN+ Conference

Category I: Patient Education Improving Patient Readiness for Initial Chemotherapy Using a Nurse-Based Prehabilitation Teaching Protocol Deanna Xistris, APRN, AOCN Stamford Hospital/Bennett Cancer Center In her poster, Deanna Xistris described [ Read More ]

2013 Abstracts, AONN 2013 Fourth Annual Meeting Coverage

Category VI: Community Outreach

Breast Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT): New Intraoperative Treatment for Early-Stage Breast Cancer Eliminating Weeks of External Beam Radiation Gregory M. Graves, MD; Joyce A. Eaker, MD; Nitin Rohatgi, MD; Jeannine [ Read More ]

2013 Abstracts, AONN 2013 Fourth Annual Meeting Coverage

Category V: Screening Programs for the Underserved

Trial of a Cervical/HPV Hispanic Screening Robin Atkinson, RN, BSN, OCN, GYN, Oncology Nurse Navigator Novant Health, Derrick L Davis Cancer Center Background: Cervical cancer can be prevented with regular [ Read More ]

2013 Abstracts, AONN 2013 Fourth Annual Meeting Coverage

Category IV: Original Research

Thriving Again: Development of a Proactive Survivorship Program for Young Jewish Breast Cancer Survivors Sharon Stahl, LMSW; Amy Mines Tadelis, Survivorship Program Supervisor Sharsheret With the American College of Surgeons [ Read More ]

2013 Abstracts, AONN 2013 Fourth Annual Meeting Coverage

Category III: Tracking Processes Across the Continuum of Care

Monitoring High-Risk Breast Cancer Patients in a Community Breast Health Center Through Implementation of a Plan of Care Tool Sara Hartke, RN, BSN, OCN Centegra Gaver’s Breast Center Background: Initiation [ Read More ]

2013 Abstracts, AONN 2013 Fourth Annual Meeting Coverage

Category II: Psychosocial Support

The Kennedy Health System Oncology Patient Navigation Program: A Collaborative Oncology Certified Nurse and Oncology Certified Social Worker Patient Navigation Team Model Louise M. Baca, RN, MSN; Eric Gonzalez, RN, [ Read More ]