March 2021 Vol 12, No 3
Everyone at the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) is committed to COVID-19 safety precautions to keep our staff, colleagues, collaborators, and members healthy.
The authors present their findings from a study of a nonclinical patient navigation program as a means to improve communication and foster a culture of understanding for patients and families transitioning between multiple healthcare facilities in a pediatric oncology network.
The authors present findings from their study of the use of the Teach Back method as an effective method in reinforcing or confirming patient education.
The COVID-19 pandemic changed everything, but for many patients with cancer, the fear of contracting the virus, as well as the toll of social isolation, were even more heightened than in the general public. According to Michele M. Hubert-Fiscus, MSN, RN, CCM, who spoke on COVID-19 and cancer at the AONN+ 11th Annual Navigation & Survivorship Conference, patients with cancer need their navigators to advocate for them, perhaps now more than ever.
Does “virtual medicine” represent the future of oncology navigation?
When the origin of a cancer is unknown, it is up to pathologists to connect the dots. Here’s what Navigators need to know.
Medical insurance, employment rights, and financial toxicity! Oh my! Where can patients turn when faced with a legal issue related to their diagnosis?
Welcome to Perry County, Alabama, where Frances Ford, RN has been making a difference for 20 years.
Engagement with a multidisciplinary team and effective use of technology contributed to the improvement of oral cancer drug delivery – here’s how.
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