Do you struggle to understand the difference between certificate and certification programs? You’re not alone. It can be challenging to know how to compare programs to determine the right one for you, your professional development, and your institution’s needs. Check out this blog to learn the basic differences between certificate and certification programs to help you better navigate the professional development landscape.
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.
The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) is pleased to introduce the Oncology Patient Navigator–Certified Generalist (OPN-CG) credential. This credential is important for anyone who provides cancer navigation services and is not a nurse. For nurses, AONN+ is providing the Oncology Nurse Navigator – Certified Generalist credential (ONN-CG).
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