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2024 AONN+ Midyear Conference

AONN+ Midyear brings oncology’s most influential navigators, social workers, physicians, and administrators together to think boldly and enact change. Take action in your own institution after learning from and collaborating with like-minded professionals dedicated to accelerating the pace of change in navigation

Specialty Pharmacy 101: Benefits, Challenges, and Tips for Use

Specialty pharmacy is an accredited pharmacy that handles many of the higher priced medications for complex and chronic conditions. Jason Zimmerman, BSN, RN, OCN, explains the nuances of specialty pharmacy, including its benefits, challenges, growing popularity, and some tips that navigators can keep in mind when working with these entities.

Satisfying Curiosity Through Research—One Navigator’s Story

Patricia Johnson, BS, RN, OCN, CBCN, had a question about retention and distress of breast cancer patients within her practice, but had never conducted research. However, through the support of her mentor, Local Navigator Network, and other AONN+ resources, she has found the answers she sought and, in the process, discovered the tremendous satisfaction that comes from sharing knowledge to impact patient care.

Key Elements of a Sustainable Navigation Program

Building a sustainable navigation program relies upon several key elements: financial support, leadership, metrics, and more. Linda Fleisher, PhD, MPH, and Andrea Dwyer, BS, discuss these elements as well as the importance of assessing your program. They also highlight some of the resources available to evaluate your programs, such as the Oncology Navigation Standards of Professional Practice and the Navigation Metrics.

Help Us Create the Conference Experience You Want

AONN+’s Conference Planning Committee relies upon feedback from faculty, attendees, and others to create the best conference experience possible. In this video, Kristina Rua, MSN, RN, OCN, ONN-CG, Co-Chair, Conference Planning Committee, asks viewers to share what they loved and what they missed at AONN+ Annual 2023, and what they would love to see in the future.

Take the Leap and Join an AONN+ Committee

AONN+’s committees are a great way to share your knowledge and talent while learning new skills and expanding your professional network. Hear from others who have taken the leap and discovered the many benefits of committee membership, then check out the many opportunities available to you. There’s no better time to take a chance and get involved!

Learn How to Develop Your Elevator Speech

Your elevator speech is a 30- to 90-second showcase that explains who you are, what you do, and what you can offer. Learn how to successfully craft your own elevator speech with these tips from Kaitlyn Umphrey, RN, BSN, OCN, ONN-CG, of Northern Light AR Gould Hospital.

Explaining the Financial Advocacy Guidelines

The Financial Advocacy Guidelines help financial advocates, financial navigators, administrators, and others identify solutions to financial barriers so that patients can access quality, equitable cancer care. They are the result of a collaboration among oncology organizations and foundations, and pharmaceutical partners. In this video, Lori Schneider, Oncology Operations Manager, Green Bay Oncology, and Rifeta Kajdić Hodžić, Oncology Education Program Manager, Association of Community Cancer Centers, discuss the benefits of the guidelines and the opportunities they open for the future.

Put the Navigation Metrics to Work With Tips From Your Peers

Deciding which of AONN+’s 35 evidence-based navigation metrics to use to measure your program’s success can seem overwhelming. In this video, Christopher Gosselin, RN, MBA; Debbie Bickes, MN, RN, OCN, ONN-CG; and Lauren McKee, BA, OPN-CG, share tips—gleaned from their own personal experiences—to help you not only choose the best metrics to achieve your goal but overcome potential challenges in the evaluation process using the Navigation Metrics Toolkit.

14th Annual Navigation & Survivorship Conference

Join us live or virtually in San Antonio to gain valuable insight and knowledge across the cancer care continuum.