Although the conference was winding down, Sunday was host to more events of interest for attendees. A session on genetics and genomics served as a primer for navigators, while breakout sessions gave attendees the opportunity to get hands-on experience with integrative therapies, including art therapy, aromatherapy, pet therapy, and healing touch. Popular and engaging, these sessions were a fun way to bring the weekend’s events to a close before bidding a fond farewell—until the Midyear Conference in May!
A sunny Dallas day greeted attendees Saturday as they gathered for the conference’s keynote address by former Second Lady of the United States Jill Biden, EdD. Praising navigators and sharing her personal experiences with cancer, as well as insights as Co-Founder of the Biden Cancer Initiative, Dr Biden garnered a standing ovation from the packed house. A full day of informative sessions, along with the interactive Leadership Live Town Hall, culminated in a dazzling evening at the Denim & Diamonds Awards Event.
In anticipation of the full slate of events in store, attendees awakened early for a morning stretch and smoothies before diving into compelling sessions and engaging encounters with industry sponsors. Highlights included insightful presentations on immunotherapy, the NAVmetricsTM study, CAR T-cell therapy, and the American Cancer Society Patient Navigator Tracks.
Attendees of the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) Midyear Conference enjoyed a fun- and information-filled 3 days in Boston, MA. The conference, which took place on May 4-6, brought together hundreds of oncology navigators from all over the country.
After having breakfast in the Exhibit Hall with friends and colleagues, conference guests took part in the AONN+ Navigator Networks Workshop. Attendees then convened in the Mediterranean Ballroom for Poster Award presentations and the remaining sessions of this year’s event.
Attendees were up early Saturday, and eager for another jam-packed day of learning. In addition to the multitude of insightful sessions ahead of them, many were looking forward to hearing from this year’s keynote speaker and world-class gymnast, Shannon Miller.
Day 2 of the Eighth Annual Navigation & Survivorship Conference brought the highly popular N.E.X.T. Day Tracks. These presentations provide pharmaceutical and biomedical representatives with the opportunity to share the latest medical innovations, findings, and treatments in the oncology arena. The day kicked off with a breakfast session, sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb, titled Caring for Your OPDIVO™ (nivolumab) Patients.
On Thursday, AONN+ welcomed more than 1,000 nurse and patient navigators to the JW Marriott, Grande Lakes, in sunny Orlando, Florida, for our Eighth Annual Navigation & Survivorship Conference. This is a much-anticipated event for our leadership and members, and this year’s conference promises to be our best yet! Over the next few days, attendees will delve into some of the hottest topics in navigation and cancer treatment.
Navigators who attended the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) 2017 West Coast Regional Meeting (WCRM) enjoyed 3 packed days of education, engagement, and energy. This year’s meeting, which took place April 27-29 in Phoenix, Arizona, brought more than 200 oncology nurse and patient navigators together for what was one of AONN+’s great events this year.
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