The importance of interactions with patients, communication with the oncology care team, and involvement in navigation research are discussed in this oral presentation.
Oncology nurse navigators are a critical resource in a disaster, and other important lessons a navigator learned in surviving, and responding to, the California wildfires.
The challenges of CNS tumors for patients, caregivers, and their oncology nurse navigators are described.
Raquel Jex Forsgren, a resilience coach, presents 6 practices that can build your resilience and reduce compassion fatigue.
Cancer center sought to improve patient transition from inpatient to outpatient, using an enhanced LACE tool.
Using an assessment tool, a cancer center sought to improve assessment of new patients who use tobacco and increase referrals to tobacco cessation programs.
Unexpected gaps in resources were identified by using a tool to assess barriers to oncology patient care.
Results of a program that used lay navigators to assist patient with medication-related barriers is presented.
A search of the literature was conducted to determine the effect of artificial intelligence on interdisciplinary communication.
Lisa Simms Booth, of the Biden Cancer Initiative, explains how standardizing the role of the nurse navigator fits into multiple efforts to improve cancer care in the United States.
Advances in screening and treatment of lung cancer has reduced some of the heartbreak of this diagnosis, but treatment can be complex and challenging for patients without the help of a navigator.
A brief overview of screening recommendations, treatment advances, and the role of the navigator in managing care of patients with GI cancers.
Pointers for nurses on PARP inhibitors, including indications, adverse effects, and points for counseling patients.
A significant part of coping with cancer is the cost of treatment, especially co-pays and deductibles, but the financial impact of cancer can be more than just medical costs. Navigators should be aware of these financial issues that may affect their patients.
Hematology nurse navigators provide patients with blood cancer with consistency in the midst of a storm, advocacy in chaos, direction when all seems lost, and most importantly, hope.