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Promoting Professionalism Through Local Navigation Networks

By Sharon S. Gentry, MSN, RN, HON-ONN-CG, AOCN, CBCN
No matter what stage of your career you’re in, you should always be on the lookout for professional development opportunities. Said opportunities won’t just fall into your lap—you have to pursue them.

Winter Winds Down, Conversations Around Hospital Budgets Ramp Up: How to Demonstrate Your Value During Budgetary Conversations

By Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG
Are you confident that you and your oncology navigation peers will be factored into next year’s fiscal budget? Learn how to play an active role in solidifying your budget for the coming fiscal year by preparing both verbal and written resources packed with quality metrics that demonstrate your value.

For All of You Overwhelmed, Overworked Navigators During the Holiday

By Mandi Pratt-Chapman, MA, PhD, HON-OPN-CG
One of my favorite holiday cards says, “It’s almost time to switch from my everyday anxiety to my fancy Holiday anxiety.” All jokes aside, ever feel like it is all just too much? Pandemics. Violence. Cancer. Polarization. Climate change. Colder weather. Inflation mixed with holiday shopping.

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AONN+ Statement of Professional Responsibility to Ensure Racial and Health Equity

The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) is dedicated to improving patient care and quality of life. We are committed to supporting the professional workforce that has historically served cancer patients in greatest need.

Airbnb and Cancer Support Community Take Some of the Financial Pain Out of Cancer Care

Through a generous program, Airbnb and its hosts offer free lodging to patients needing medical stays in areas away from home.

The Time Is Now: An Interview with Leaders of the National Navigation Roundtable

A new initiative, with buy-in from the main oncology patient navigation groups and the American Cancer Society, points the way to standardization and promises to transform the field. See what this will mean for you.