Menu

Virtual Midwest AONN+ Network

Description: We have initiated the Virtual Midwest AONN+ Network for Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, and to others interested in joining. This network enables us to interact and support each other across the Midwest. Our goal is to build regional collaborations among navigators who serve patients in rural communities and to share resources, education, and knowledge to help communities meet the needs of their patients and support team while reducing barriers to care.

Mission: The mission of the Virtual Midwest Regional Navigator Network is to provide an open forum for navigators focused on excellence of care shared educational opportunities, knowledge, networking, collaboration, advocacy, and outreach and extend the national AONN+ mission.

Vision: The vision of the Virtual Midwest Navigator Network of AONN+ is to build regional collaborations among navigators who serve patients in rural communities, to share resources, education, and knowledge to help communities meet the needs of their patients and support team while reducing barriers to care.  

Objectives:

  • To support navigators as they strive to improve patient care outcomes
  • To provide peer mentoring and networking opportunities by sharing best practices with navigators across the 4 states
  • To support development of professional expertise and enhance quality of patient care
  • To improve communication and collaboration between patients and oncology navigators
  • To provide support for navigators through education and professional development with continuing education opportunities, collaboration with community professionals, organizations and industries for the advancement of the navigation profession and for the improvement of patient care

Network Leadership:

Kelly Nightengale
Network Chair
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Administration and Support - Masonic Cancer Alliance:

Kyla Alsman, BSN, RN
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Karla Van Goethem
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Trish Long, PA
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Report Broken Links

Have you encountered a problem with a URL (link) on this page not working or displaying an error message?

Help us fix it! Report broken links here.

Report Broken Link

Thank You to Our Corporate Sponsors and Alliance Partners!

  • Patron Corporate Sponsor

    Patron Corporate Sponsor

  • Patron Corporate Sponsor

    Patron Corporate Sponsor

  • Patron Corporate Sponsor

    Patron Corporate Sponsor

  • Patron Corporate Sponsor

    Patron Corporate Sponsor

  • Patron Corporate Sponsor

    Patron Corporate Sponsor

  • Industry Relations Council Member

    Industry Relations
    Council Member

  • Industry Relations Council Member

    Industry Relations
    Council Member

  • Health System Partner

    Health System Partner

  • Health System Partner

    Health System Partner

  • Health System Partner

    Health System Partner