AONN+'s Midyear Conference Goes Virtual for 2020

March 25, 2020 | Press Releases | News & Updates

Registration for the May 14-17, 2020, Event Is Open

CRANBURY, NJ – With the emergence of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) is once again proving its ability to adapt to meet the needs of its members by taking its annual Midyear Conference online. While the dates for the conference remain the same, attendees can now participate from the comfort and safety of their home or office.

DATE: May 14-17, 2020



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Each year, AONN+’s Midyear Conference offers oncology navigators, social workers, physicians, and administrators the opportunity to glean valuable insight and knowledge around implementing and measuring successful navigation programs.

“We’re thrilled to be able to use our virtual platform to bring our navigators a dynamic learning experience that they can enjoy remotely,” says Danelle Johnston, MSN, RN, HON-ONN-CG, OCN, AONN+ Chief Nursing Officer and Senior Director of Strategic Planning and Initiatives. “Conference attendees can be assured that this is going to be a really incredible event.”

About the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators® (
The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators, Inc. (AONN+) is the largest national specialty organization dedicated to improving patient care and quality of life by defining, enhancing, and promoting the role of oncology nurse and patient navigators. The organization, which has nearly 8,900 members, was founded in 2009 to provide a network for all professionals involved and interested in patient navigation and survivorship care services in order to better manage the complexities of the cancer treatment process.

The Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship® ( is the official publication of AONN+. JONS seeks to strengthen the role of nurse and patient navigators in cancer care by serving as a platform for these professionals to disseminate original research findings, exchange best practices, and find support for their growing community.

CONQUER: the patient voice™ magazine ( is the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) premier forum for patients with cancer. CONQUER features articles written by and for patients with cancer, survivors, nurse navigators, and other oncology team members. This magazine addresses the issues that patients, their family members, and caregivers face every day in an easy-to-read format. Issues include interviews with patients with cancer, information on access to care, and articles on lifestyle topics such as nutrition, stress management, personal finance, and legal and employer issues. CONQUER also features patient stories that are nominated for the AONN+ Hero of Hope™ award, which is presented at the AONN+ Annual Conference. All stories are compiled in a special issue of CONQUER at the end of the year.

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