Local Navigator Networks

Join AONN+’s Virtual Local Navigation Network

Learn how 4 AONN+ conference attendees grew their relationship from first exchanging casual messages in the chat box of a virtual conference, to regular meetings, and now, to a virtual learning network. According to Dani Alston, MMS, OPN-CG, Patient Navigator and one of the founding members, the “started the group [they] wish [they] had when [they] first started [their] career in navigation.”

LNNs Pave the Way for Navigators

Financial Navigator Antoinette Whitt talks about what compelled her to start a Local Navigator Network and how it's empowered her to help other oncology navigators.

Get Engaged! Get Involved!

AONN+ Standardized Metrics Subcommittee Chairs/Members Danelle Johnston and Tricia Strusowski encourage members to get involved in national committee work as well as local navigator networks (LNN). These methods of engagement with peers are among the best opportunities to get involved.

Taking the First Step: Starting a Local Navigator Network

Wondering how to get that first local navigator network meeting off the ground? Nurse Navigator Sharon Gentry offers tips and insight on starting a local navigator network. Capitalize on the "ripple effect" she advises, by taking advantage of the tools and resources at your disposal through AONN+.

Recognizing Our Accomplishments: LNN Programming Highlights

Local Navigator Networks have initiated many successful programs and events, including What Would Lillie Do?, in response to the needs of their members. The local groups are well positioned to bring their members the information they and their patients are most interested in, with financial toxicity being especially in demand recently, says Nurse Navigator Sharon Gentry.

Growing Our Local Navigator Networks

One of the most exciting aspects of AONN+ is the growth in our Local Navigator Networks. Nurse Navigator Sharon Gentry discusses how these local networks encourage cooperation, utilize shared resources, and help navigators work smarter.

Join an AONN+ Local Navigator Network

Sharon Gentry discusses the benefits of joining or starting a Local Navigator Network, which is a great way to connect with other navigators and share experiences and best practices.

Advice for Rural Navigators

Sharon Gentry encourages navigators in rural areas to contact AONN+ to connect with other navigators.

Gaining Knowledge Through Local Navigator Networks

Jennifer Klemp provides an overview of how her Local Navigator Network provides a platform for discussion and learning.