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October 2017 VOL 8, NO 10

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Letters from Lillie

AONN+ Annual Conference: Connect, Learn, Invest, and Be Recognized

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

Dear Navigators,

On behalf of the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) leadership council and the conference faculty, I invite you to invest in your navigation career by attending the conference designed especially for you.

Each year, I return from our conference with a renewed spirit for our chosen profession. I cannot say enough about the inspiring power of connecting with your peers at the AONN+ Annual Conference as a way of enhancing your career, sharpening your skills, and recommitting yourself to our noble work.

Come and connect with other oncology navigators from across the country.

Come and learn about compelling research in navigation completed by your peers.

Come and invest in your career by taking a navigation certification exam.

Come and be recognized for your valuable contributions to our field.

I believe your attendance will be a turning point in your career—through your participation you will find the resources, tools, and inspiration to execute your job with excellence. And while our first goal is to use the knowledge gained to improve patient outcomes and experience, I believe you will find it also provides the support necessary to sustain you through the difficult points in your career path.

Thank you all for your continued support of AONN+. We are enthusiastic about the continued growth of our navigation movement and eagerly await seeing you in Orlando this year!

Make the decision to invest in your career today. Register here!

Sincerely,

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, ONN-CG
Editor-in-Chief, JONS; Program Director, AONN+
University Distinguished Service Professor of Breast Cancer; Administrative Director, the Johns Hopkins Breast Center; Director, Cancer Survivorship
Programs at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins; Professor, JHU School of Medicine, Depts of Surgery and Oncology; Cofounder, Johns Hopkins
Medicine Managing Cancer at Work.
E-mail: shockli@jhmi.edu

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