Oncology nurse/patient navigators who participate in this BRIDGE Symposium will develop a working knowledge of cancer genetics/genomics. Navigators can then effectively educate patients and advocate for appropriate referrals to genetic professionals, ensuring suitable access to germline and tissue testing.
The role of Navigators as Genetic Extenders will be proposed, ultimately to enhance cancer care for patients and their families. The current state of the science and near future directions in cancer genetics/genomics will be addressed by a multidisciplinary faculty that includes genetics nurses, advanced practice nurses, certified genetic counselors, and researchers.
We Need a Financial Navigator! - You don’t have a formal Financial Navigator at your facility - putting all the puzzle pieces together, so your patients can reap the benefits of Financial Navigation.
Take Your Financial Navigation to the Next Level - Proactive rather than Reactive means reaching out to the patients before they realize they might need help!
In this session, seasoned and rising leaders will explore varying aspects of exercising leadership. Participants will also learn how to work with others in a leadership context. They will discover skills to build teams, coach individuals, and meet group and individual challenges that arise in a leadership role. Participants will develop personal insight and perspective on their leadership style to fit their work and team environments. The session will review contemporary issues in the healthcare and oncology landscapes and examine how this impacts leadership. Participants will also learn methodologies to collaborate, communicate, and interact with professional leaders.
This session will provide an overview of | FLMA, Cobra & Health Insurance. It will discuss various scenarios that AONN+ members face when working with patients and families about the health insurance issues. It will provide national resources focused on employment protection, disability rights or workplace accommodations. This session will help in understanding the employment issues that our patients are facing and how we can advocate for our patients regarding these issues.
This session will give an overview of how Health Care Providers can support patients with pre-existing mental health disorders. It will provide resources that are effective tools when supporting cancer patients who have depression, anxiety and/or a pre-existing mental health disorder.