April 2014 VOL 5, NO 2

Letters from Lillie

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 ]

Evidence into Practice

Pam Goetz, BA

Anne Willis, MA 

My introduction to the world of cancer came when I was in college, via a phone call from my mother who was 3000 miles away. For weeks she had delayed [ 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 ]

Nurse Navigation, Patient Navigation, Review

The Effect of Different Types of Navigators on Patient Outcomes

Sheri McVay, BSN, RN 

Patient navigators are widely used to guide patients through the healthcare maze, providing education, financial networking, expert clinical judgment, emotional support, timely access, and continuity of care. This review examines [ Read More ]

2013 AONN+ Annual Meeting, Conference News

The Role of Complementary Therapies in Navigation

Lisa A. Raedler, PhD, RPh 

Memphis, TN—One of the most popular presentations at the 4th Annual Navigation and Survivorship Conference of the Association of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) was delivered by Linda A. [ 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 ]