Navigation Program Development

AONN+ West Coast Regional Meeting, Navigation Program Development

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, Navigation Program Development

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, Navigation Program Development

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 ]

Navigation Program Development

Sunrise, Sunset: Swiftly Go the Years

Many experienced oncology nurses who are retiring or approaching retirement possess knowledge about oncology patient care that comes from years of experience. They have seen a transition from general oncology [ Read More ]

Navigation Program Development

Best Practices in Patient Navigation and Cancer Survivorship: Moving Toward Quality Patient-Centered Care

Anne Willis, MA 

Background: The number of patient navigation and clinical survivorship programs is rapidly increasing. As more institutions develop these programs, healthcare professionals need guidance on best practices and how other institutions [ Read More ]

AONN+ Conference Highlights, Navigation Program Development, Nurse Navigation

Assessing the Needs of Your Navigation Program Will Help to Achieve Goals

Patricia Strusowski, MS, RN 

“Patients come first” is the mission of the navigation program set forth by Tricia Strusowski, MS, RN, director of cancer care management at Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, Christiana Care [ Read More ]