Takeaways from Episode 4 of the Heart and Soul of Oncology Navigation Podcast: Professional Development and the Role of Certification
Commission on Cancer Recognizes AONN+ Foundation for Learning, Inc. Oncology Nurse Navigator–Certified Generalist℠ (ONN-CG℠)
October 29, 2020 (Cranbury, NJ): The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) Foundation for Learning, Inc. (FFL), based in Cranbury, NJ, has achieved national recognition from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC). The CoC confirmed the AONN+ FFL, Inc., Oncology Nurse Navigator–Certified Generalist℠ (ONN-CG℠) demonstrates compliance under Standard 4.2 entitled “Oncology Nursing Credentials.” The Commission defines this standard as “Oncology nursing care is provided by nurses with specialized knowledge and skills demonstrated by a cancer-specific certification or continuing education in oncology nursing.” Obtaining the ONN-CG℠ certification qualifies under this CoC standard.”
AONN+ Foundation for Learning Conducts Regional Certification Exams in 2020 or Oncology Nurse and Patient Navigators
October 8, 2020 (Cranbury, NJ): AONN+ Foundation for Learning, Inc (AONN+ FFL) announces opportunities to sit for the Oncology Nurse Navigator–Certified Generalist (ONN-CGSM) and the Oncology Patient Navigator–Certified Generalist (OPN-CGSM) certification exams. These national certifications are only offered through AONN+ FFL and can be achieved only by sitting for the exam at one of the following 5 locations on Saturday, November 14, from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm. Registration MUST be completed by Saturday, October 24.
August 3, 2020 (Cranbury, NJ): The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB), a wholly owned subsidiary of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), has accredited AONN+ Foundation for Learning under ISO/IEC 17024, Conformity assessment – General requirements for bodies operating certification of persons.
Chief Nursing Officer & Senior Director of Strategic Planning & Initiatives, AONN+, Danelle Johnston, and Nurse Navigator Sharon Gentry explain why accreditation is so important to AONN+. Accreditation of the certification program shows that AONN+ as an organization has met the recognized standards. For individual navigators, the accreditation may be necessary for their careers. AONN+ is also working on achieving international accreditation so that navigators from countries outside the United States will have an internationally recognized and accredited navigation certification available.
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