Letters from Lillie

Letters from Lillie

AONN+ Initiatives Advance the Impact of Navigation

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, ONN-CG 

Dear Navigators, We’re gearing up for our first meeting of 2017! The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) is venturing out west to Phoenix, AZ, this month to [ Read More ]

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

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

  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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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 ]

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Letters From Lillie

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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 ]

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Letters From Lillie

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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 ]