Daily Struggles of Oncology Navigators

AONN+ Blog published on November 10, 2020 in Membership, Navigation

As oncology navigators, we often come across a variety of issues when supporting patients with cancer. The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) understands these daily struggles and the need for resources, tips, and solutions as oncology navigators encounter these issues.

Advocating for patients. Patients with cancer come in all different shapes and sizes and from all different backgrounds. Understanding a patient’s preparedness for treatment and any barriers or stressors they may face, such as transportation or childcare, can be a difficult conversation. An intake assessment tool can be helpful in framing questions to understand your patient’s needs.

From the perspective of a patient navigator:


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