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Posted 1 year 2 weeks ago #7
Are you responsible as a lung cancer navigator for coordinating your program's lung cancer screening program?
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Posted 1 year 1 week ago #13
I was primarily responsible for our healthcare organization's lung screening program. As the volume grew, we hired a patient navigator to take over most of the work for the program, but I was still available to help with any clinical questions/needs that arose that were outside the patient navigator's scope.
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Posted 11 months 3 weeks ago #51
I did a lot more in the beginning of our program. Once we were able to computerize the lung cancer screening order that took a lot off my plate. I do have to review results and check that folks did follow up or chose not to follow up with the recommendation. I am in charge of our free November lung screenings. In November for Lung Cancer Awareness month we offer free lung screenings to those who would normally qualify, but we also offer free screenings to fire fighters and veterans since they are exposed to so many chemicals. 
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Replied by Kristi M Griffith on topic Lung Cancer Screening

Posted 11 months 2 weeks ago #55
Kudos to you and all those working to increase lung cancer screenings!

I'm grateful that many organizations have incorporated this into the EMRs for easier tracking and documentation. Offering FREE lung screenings during Lung Cancer Awareness Month (LCAM) in November is wonderful; Providing screenings for first responders and veterans who have been exposed is fantastic! Hopefully the number of those being screened will continue to increase with these generous efforts. 

I'd love to hear how other Navigators are involved in screening as well,
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Kristi M. Griffith, MSN, RN, CHPN, ONN-CG
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LUNGevity Foundation 
312.639.4529
KGriffith@LUNGevity.org
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Replied by Yamile Leon on topic Lung Cancer Screening

Posted 11 months 2 weeks ago #56
Happy to announce that there will be a new virtual Lung Cancer Screening Navigator Network launching this month!Please see the full Local Navigation Network information at [url] aonnonline.org/local-navigator-networks/...vigator-network-lsnn [/url], and you can join its first meeting on June 20th at 1pm ET (virtually).  The registration link for the meeting is: [url] us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0pdu6...citjlhrr0I2ItFzQvOcx [/url].
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Posted 7 months 1 day ago #136
Received an email today from NLCRT on an upcoming webinar taking place 11/6/23 at 1pm ET / 10am PT regarding ACS's updated lung screening guidelines. Here is the link for anyone that might want to register: bit.ly/ACS_LCSGuidelines_2023
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