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Join oncology navigation and cancer care peers at the premier event for oncology navigators.

AONN+ convenes oncology navigators and cancer care professionals to discuss current and emerging topics, share best practices, and forge new relationships. Attending an AONN+ conference provides a unique opportunity to learn from oncology and navigation thought leaders and connect with like-minded peers, while earning valuable CEs.


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Get Certified Through AONN+ Foundation for Learning

The purpose of the Oncology Nurse Navigator–Certified Generalist (ONN-CG) and the Oncology Patient Navigator–Certified Generalist (OPN-CG) certifications is to ensure that clinical nurse and patient navigators have the knowledge to competently demonstrate effective navigation services across the cancer care continuum within their scope of practice.

The AONN+ Foundation for Learning Certification Exams are administered twice a year at our Midyear* and Annual meetings.**

Make the most of your conference attendance by taking the exam to earn your navigator certification.

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*For those who preregistered for certification, the AONN+ Foundation for Learning is working to provide options for you, so please stay tuned for an announcement in the near future.

**Conference attendance is not required to sit for the exam.


Conference Highlights

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Conferences On-Demand

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Testimonials

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Awards

AONN+ Awards grant prestigious recognition to oncology navigators, researchers, employers, and individuals for their contributions to better patient care and their professions.


  • Katia Zarzar Headshot
    "I traveled from Mexico to be a part of this organization that cares about the journey of cancer patients. It’s an investment in my future."

    –Katia Zarzar, Physician/Patient Navigator

  • Arlene Larin Headshot
    "AONN+ conferences help me improve in my practice, build my network, and become a better nurse navigator for my patients."

    –Arlene Larin, MSN, RN, ONN-CG, Nurse Navigator

  • Lisa LaPerriere Headshot
    "As a director, I like to have the educational materials to pass on to my oncology navigators. Each year, we learn new things to change the progress of navigation."

    –Lisa LaPerriere, MSN, Director of Nurse Navigation

  • Katie Navarte Headshot
    "The benefits that you take back from a conference are huge. You take back a lot of information on best practices and everything that you need to grow a program and grow as a professional."

    —Katie Navarte, LMSW, Social Worker

  • Claudia Miller Headshot
    "AONN+ is my favorite conference. I network with other navigators from across the country, and it is the most pertinent subject matter to my job. It gets better every year."

    –Claudia Miller, BSN, OCN, Nurse Navigator

  • Kaitlyn Umphrey Headshot
    "Our field is ever-changing. AONN+ conferences keep us updated with the latest research and evidence-based practice in order to provide the best care possible for our patients."

    –Kaitlyn Umphrey, RN, OCN, Nurse Navigator

  • Kamilah Konrad Headshot
    "Oftentimes, in our settings, we may be the 1 or 2 people who are doing this work, but this conference is an environment where everybody 'gets it.'"

    –Kamilah Konrad, Senior Manager of Patient Navigation


    Join the thousands of cancer care professionals who are part of the AONN+ community at the premier event for oncology navigators!


    Who attends our conferences?

    • Registered Nurses
    • Clinical Oncology Nurse Navigators
    • Financial Navigators
    • Social Workers
    • Healthcare Administrators
    • Cancer Program Managers
    • Nonclinical Patient Navigators
    • Patient Advocates
    • All cancer care and survivorship professionals

    AONN+ Conference Scholarship Fund

    The mission of Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) is to advance the role of patient navigation in cancer care across the care continuum by providing a network for collaboration, leadership, and development of best practices for the improvement of patient access to care, evidence-based cancer treatment, and quality of life.

    Do you wish to attend the 2021 AONN+ Annual Conference, but need financial support? AONN+ is now accepting applications for our Scholarship Conference Fund! This opportunity closes on September 3, 2021.

    *Date of Request
    *First Name
    *Last Name
    *Address
    *E-mail
    *Work Phone
    *Home or Cell Phone
    *Are you an AONN+ member?


    *Tell us about your role around navigation
    *What do you expect to gain from this conference?
    *Please describe what you are asking AONN+ to fund with the set amount (eg, $300 for registration, $50 for Internet access, $100 for gas to drive to a local hotspot for Internet access, flight, etc).
    *If you are selected for this funding, do you understand you will be committed to demonstrate in writing how this conference content was applied to your navigation role or changes it has inspired you to make in your navigation practice within 6 months of the closing conference date?
    (Some suggestions are a PowerPoint presentation to colleagues about the conference; a process improvement/QI/research project you have initiated; an abstract submission to an AONN+ conference; write an article for CONQUER magazine on (1) how navigation has affected your cancer patients, (2) your successes as a navigator, (3) how cancer has affected you or a loved one, (4) awareness around the cancer you navigate; or (5) presentation to a Local Navigator Network.)


    *Please include a letter from your supervisor confirming there are no internal funds to enable attendance at this conference. The letter from the supervisor also must state the supervisor’s desire for you to attend this conference and why.
    Attached files must be under 2MB. Filenames cannot contain spaces or special characters.

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