April 2023 Vol 14, No 4
The abstract submission portal is open, and our expert peer-reviewers are standing by, awaiting your evidence-based navigation research studies, quality improvement projects, and best practices to consider for inclusion at the AONN+ Annual Conference.
Community Navigation and Supportive Care Experiences of Low-Income Black and Latina Cancer Survivors: Patient and Navigator Perspectives
Little is known about the role of community-based navigation in supportive care delivery for historically marginalized cancer survivors. The purposes of this study were to evaluate supportive care experiences of low-income Black and Latina cancer survivors and examine the care role of their community navigator.
Cancer care is extremely complex, and a truly holistic approach to quality care goes beyond radiation, chemotherapy, and surgery, according to Pamela Goetz, BA, OPN-CG, survivorship program manager at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, DC.
April 2023 Vol 14, No 4 | March 6, 2023
The Commission on Cancer (CoC)—now 100 years old—is a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for patients with cancer through standard-setting, prevention, research, education, and the monitoring of comprehensive quality care, according to Frederick Greene, MD, FACS, a surgical oncologist at the Levine Cancer Institute in Charlotte, NC, and self-proclaimed “unabashed supporter of oncology nurse and patient navigators.
April 2023 Vol 14, No 4 | March 5, 2023
When it comes to cancer genetic testing and counseling, role delineation between oncology nurse navigators, patient navigators, and genetic counselors is vital to avoiding overlap of responsibilities and delivering quality patient care.
April 2023 Vol 14, No 4 | March 4, 2023
A first-of-its-kind navigation acuity tool is entering a critical new phase of its development: an Institutional Review Board (IRB) quality initiative that will span 6 sites and include a minimum of 200 patients.
April 2023 Vol 14, No 4 | March 3, 2023
Research has shown that caregivers actually have higher depression and anxiety than patients with cancer, according to Vicki Mackie, founder and executive director of Sites and Insights, an international nonprofit dedicated to using color, art, and mindful healing programs to transform the lives of those impacted by cancer.
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