Letters from Lillie

Letters from Lillie

Presenting Evidence-Based Research and Translation for Best Use in Practice

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Dear Navigators, I am exceedingly proud of the Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship (JONS) for many reasons, but possibly most important, I am proud to feature peer-reviewed, original, evidence-based [ Read More ]

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For the Love of Navigation: Finding Balance to Ensure Best Practices

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

  Dear Navigators, Each February we celebrate Valentine’s Day, a day to honor those we love. I think it appropriate to also honor the love we give. When you selected [ Read More ]

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Navigation Programs on the March in 2017

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Dear Navigators, It is with great excitement I write to you today about the growth of the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) and the Journal of Oncology [ Read More ]

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Reflecting on the Year Past – Looking Forward to the Year Ahead

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Dear Navigators, As we close out another year, I would like to thank you, our Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship (JONS) reading community, for your support, encouragement, and loyalty. [ Read More ]

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Calling All Navigators: Join AONN+ and Further Our Progress in Overcoming Barriers to Care!

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Dear Navigators, This month, our Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators will convene in Las Vegas for what promises to be an inspiring and entertaining meeting both in our [ Read More ]

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JONS Celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Dear Navigators, Over the past couple of decades, our country has made impressive progress in raising awareness of breast cancer. From races for the cure to pink gear on NFL [ Read More ]

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Celebrating Evidence-Based Research in Oncology Nurse Navigation

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Dear Navigators, We are greatly looking forward to the Seventh Annual Conference of the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) in Las Vegas. In this issue of the [ Read More ]

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AONN+ and JONS: Two Resources with a Common Mission to Empower Navigators

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Dear Navigators, This fall, the Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship (JONS), the official publication of the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+), will bring you the best [ Read More ]

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Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship: Bringing the Excitement of the Navigation Movement to You

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Dear Navigators, I hope this issue of the Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship (JONS) finds you well and enjoying all the summer has to offer. We at JONS and [ Read More ]

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Empowering Navigators: Navigation Credential Certification Exam Offered at the Annual Meeting

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Dear Navigators, Welcome to this issue of Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship (JONS), the official publication of the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators. Navigating patients is much [ Read More ]

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Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship: Expanding to Meet the Needs of Navigators

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Dear Navigators, It is my great pleasure to welcome you to this issue of JONS, the official publication of the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+). The Academy [ Read More ]

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Celebrating 1 Year of CONQUER: the patient voice

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Dear Navigators, The landscape of cancer care has evolved tremendously over the past decade in every aspect: research targets, available treatments, management strategies, and even the makeup of the oncology [ Read More ]

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Making Progress with Patient Navigation Certification

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Hello to all of our Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) members! I hope that you are ready to be wowed by this April issue of the Journal [ Read More ]

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Improving Oncology Care with Patient Education

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Hello everyone and welcome to the March 2016 issue of the Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship (JONS)! This issue includes pertinent information that covers a wide breadth of topics, [ Read More ]

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Navigating Barriers to Care with Outreach and Prevention

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Welcome, Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) members, to 2016! We have created another great issue of the Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship (JONS) for you, and [ Read More ]

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Preparing for the New Year

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Hello to all of our Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) members. Happy holidays! We have another terrific issue of the Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship for [ Read More ]

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Implementing New Navigation Certification and Survivorship Care Plans

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Hello colleagues! We have another great issue of the Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship (JONS) for you, filled with practical information that you can apply to your clinical navigation [ Read More ]

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Recognizing Outstanding Navigation and Survivorship Work in Oncology

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

We are into the final countdown with just a few weeks before our Sixth Annual Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) Conference in Atlanta! This issue of the [ Read More ]

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Measuring the Impact of Our Navigation Programs

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Hello everyone. It is my pleasure to introduce you to the newest issue of the Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship. It is packed with new knowledge and information that [ Read More ]

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Defining the Navigator Role

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Happy spring! I hope that everyone is thawing out from a long, cold winter and is ready to enjoy spring. Get outside and reenergize yourselves! This issue of the Journal [ Read More ]

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Prepare to Be Inspired

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Welcome to our first issue of the New Year for the Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship. This issue is filled with information that I am confident you will find [ Read More ]

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Ringing in the New Year

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Happy New Year! As 2014 comes to a close and we march into 2015, it is only fitting to hope that you and your family have a happy and healthy [ Read More ]

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Investing in Your Career as an Oncology Navigator

It doesn’t matter if you are new at navigation or a seasoned navigator, we each need to invest in our careers. In order to move up the ladder within your [ Read More ]

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Letters from Lillie

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

We are into the final countdown with just a few weeks before our Fifth Annual Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) Conference! This issue of the Journal of [ Read More ]

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Letters from Lillie

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Hello everyone! Summer has finally arrived and we hope you are enjoying vacation time with family and friends. We are busy putting the final touches on our Fifth Annual AONN+ [ Read More ]

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Letters from Lillie

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Welcome spring 2014! This issue of the Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship (JONS) is full of information for you to apply within your own work setting, share with fellow [ Read More ]

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Letter from Lillie

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Hello everyone! This issue of the Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship provides continued information and knowledge learned at the 2013 Fourth Annual Navigation and Survivorship Conference. Music & Medicine [ Read More ]

Letters from Lillie

Letters From Lillie

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Dear Reader, Happy Holidays to everyone, and Happy New Year from everyone at AONN+! We hope that the New Year is a happy and healthy one for you and your [ Read More ]

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Letter From Lillie

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Dear Reader, We are into the final countdown with just a few weeks before our 4th Annual AONN conference! This issue of JONS gives you a preview of the poster [ Read More ]

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Current State of Cancer Transitions and Cancer Survivorship

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Dear Reader, I hope everyone has enjoyed their summer! We are now even closer to our 4th Annual AONN Conference in Memphis. I am hoping to see you there. We [ Read More ]

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Letters from Lillie June 2013

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Dear Reader, Although it may be summer, which is known for being a time that employees take vacations, we all know that there is no vacation for our patients who [ Read More ]

Letters from Lillie

Letters From Lillie

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Dear Reader, On behalf of myself and the wonderful AONN staff and Leadership Council that I have the privilege of working with, we hope that you are enjoying the new [ Read More ]

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The Expansion of AONN

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Hello and welcome Spring 2013! This issue of JONS is particularly unique. You will have the opportunity to learn about a successful navigation model for patients with lung nodules which, [ Read More ]

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AONN Moving Forward

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Dear Colleague, I want to begin by telling all of you how honored and proud I am to have been asked to serve as the Program Director for the Academy [ Read More ]

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Inspire Awareness Through Innovative Ideas

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

The summer months are often a period of time when there is less happening in the “cancer awareness” arena. For this reason, I want to challenge everyone to get the [ Read More ]

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Community Outreach Challenge

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Dear Colleague, As we begin to welcome spring, we are also welcoming the opportunity to conduct more health fairs and other community outreach events to raise cancer awareness. This issue [ Read More ]

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Navigating Our Way to the Future

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Dear Colleague, It is with great excitement that I introduce the first issue for 2012 of the Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship. I’m proud of what we accomplished in [ Read More ]

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A Season Of Gratitude

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Dear Colleague, Each year, we take time to acknowledge the things for which we are most grateful. Of course, family and health immediately come to mind, but there are also [ Read More ]

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A Community Connected

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Dear Colleague, I enthusiastically write to you today regarding our Second Annual Navigation and Survivorship Conference, the official national meeting of the Academy of Oncology Nurse Navigators (AONN). In this [ Read More ]

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Celebrate Yourself

It’s May. And that means it is National Oncology Nursing Celebration time! I hope that those of you in this profession are pausing from the hectic schedules of attempting to [ Read More ]

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An Expanded Resource For Navigating Cancer Care

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

I am thrilled to serve as Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship. I am confident that this peer-reviewed journal will provide a great deal of valuable content [ Read More ]