Join the AONN+ Survivorship Committee!

AONN+ Survivorship Committee Co-Chair, Jason Morrow, shares some valuable information about the mission of the committee, the work involved, and the educational resources they generate.

What Other Tools Are Available For Navigators and Patients?

Frank dela Rama considers other diagnostic and decision-making tools now available to navigators and patients to guide their care.

A Look at the AONN+ Survivorship Committee

Staci Oertle provides an overview of the goals of the AONN+ Survivorship Committee and how the committee is working to achieve them.

Anxiety and Survivorship

Staci Oertle explains how navigators can help ease some of the anxiety patients feels once they've completed treatment and move into survivorship.

Transitioning from Treatment to Survivorship

Staci Oertle reviews some of the challenges in helping patients transition from treatment to survivorship and explains how navigators can help overcome these issues.

Developing a Survivorship Care Plan

Staci Oertle describes some of the challenges in developing a survivorship care plan and suggests that it's helpful for navigators to know which members of the healthcare team can help them put together a care plan.

Improving Quality of Care and Saving Money

Dr Edward Partridge describes a number of areas in which he believes institutions can improve.

Patient Concerns and Survivorship

Carla Schaefer notes that patients often have as many concerns post-treatment as they do during treatment, and she explains how she helps alleviate their anxiety as they move into survivorship.

Understanding Survivorship and Life Goals

Lillie Shockney addresses when survivorship begins, how to assess patients' life goals, and how to ensure that their treatment plan aligns with their priorities and passions. She goes on to share a touching anecdote regarding a former patient and her survivorship plan.

CoC and Survivorship Care Plans

Lillie Shockney explains how she and AONN+ are working towards encouraging the reevaluation of CoC standard 3.3 (on survivorship care plans) in order to measure compliance and success more accurately.