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AONN+ is proud to present the Heart and Soul of Navigation podcast series!

Heart and Soul of Oncology Navigation provides a platform for navigators to discuss topics reflective of the Academy’s 8 domains of knowledge.

  • Community Outreach and Prevention
  • Coordination of Care/Care Transitions
  • Patient Advocacy/Patient Empowerment
  • Psychosocial Support Services and Assessment
  • Survivorship/End of Life
  • Professional Roles and Responsibilities
  • Operational Management/Organizational Development/Health Economics
  • Research/Quality/Performance Improvement

Once a month we will release a new episode that features AONN+ members highlighting community stories from the front lines, best practices, lessons learned throughout a navigator career, resources and support services.

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2020 Episode Schedule*

Episode No.TitleDomainFacultyRelease DateAdd to Calendar
1How to Implement a Successful Virtual Environment for Support ProgramsPsychosocial Support Services and AssessmentPamela Goetz, OPN-CG
Oncology Survivorship Program Manager
Center for Patient and Family Services
Sibley Memorial Hospital, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Washington, DC

Jennifer Bires, LCSW, OSW-C
Manager, Patient Support Services
GW Cancer Center
Washington DC
JUL 22 Released
2The Role of the Navigator as the Genetic ExtenderCoordination of Care/Care Transitions Jennifer R. Klemp, PhD, MPH, MA

Frank Dela Rama, RN, MS, AOCNS, AGN-BS
AUG 26 Released
3Challenges with Disparate PopulationsCommunity Outreach and Prevention Linda Burhansstipanov, MSPH, DrPH

Linda Fleisher, PhD, MPH
SEP 23 Released
4Professional Development and the Role of CertificationProfessional Roles and Responsibilities Monica Dean, HON-OPN-CG

Emily Gentry, BSN, RN, HON-ONN-CG, OCN

Margaret Rummel, RN, MHA, OCN, NE-BC, HON-ONN-CG

Zarek Mena, OPN-CG
OCT 21 Released
5How to Best Use Advocacy OrganizationsPatient Advocacy/Patient EmpowermentTBANOV 18 Google

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6AONN+ Strategic Initiatives – Members Organization – “Your Voice Matters”Operational Management/Organizational Development/Health EconomicsTBADEC 16 Google

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7TBDResearch/Quality/Performance ImprovementTBDTBD
8TBDSurvivorship/End of LifeTBDTBD
Episode No. 1How to Implement a Successful Virtual Environment for Support ProgramsPsychosocial Support Services and AssessmentFaculty:

Pamela Goetz, OPN-CG
Oncology Survivorship Program Manager
Center for Patient and Family Services
Sibley Memorial Hospital, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Washington, DC

Jennifer Bires, LCSW, OSW-C
Manager, Patient Support Services
GW Cancer Center
Washington DC
Released July 22, 2020
Episode No. 2The Role of the Navigator as the Genetic ExtenderCoordination of Care/Care TransitionsFaculty:

Jennifer R. Klemp, PhD, MPH, MA

Frank Dela Rama, RN, MS, AOCNS, AGN-BS
Released August 26, 2020
Episode No. 3Challenges with Disparate PopulationsCommunity Outreach and Prevention Faculty:

Linda Burhansstipanov, MSPH, DrPH

Linda Fleisher, PhD, MPH
Released September 23, 2020
Episode No. 4Professional Development and the Role of CertificationProfessional Roles and Responsibilities Faculty:

Monica Dean, HON-OPN-CG

Emily Gentry, BSN, RN, HON-ONN-CG, OCN

Margaret Rummel, RN, MHA, OCN, NE-BC, HON-ONN-CG

Zarek Mena, OPN-CG
Released October 21, 2020
Episode No. 5How to Best Use Advocacy OrganizationsPatient Advocacy/Patient EmpowermentComing November 18, 2020 Add to Calendar
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Episode No. 6AONN+ Strategic Initiatives – Members Organization – “Your Voice Matters”Operational Management/Organizational Development/Health EconomicsComing December 16, 2020 Add to Calendar
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Episode No. 7Title TBDResearch/Quality/Performance ImprovementRelease Date TBD
Episode No. 8Title TBDSurvivorship/End of LifeRelease Date TBD

More information about each episode will be available soon.

*Episode schedule subject to change.

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