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AONN+ Annual 2020

SAT08 - Breakout Session 5 | AONN+ Poster Winner Presentations! Categories V-VII

Nov 7, 2020 2:15pm ‐ Nov 7, 2020 3:15pm


Session will highlight navigation models of delivery so that navigators can advocate for patients with cancer by utilizing evidence-based shared decision- making tools, best practices in coordinating care, and assessment strategies in addressing barriers to care. This forum will provide the navigator exposure with other navigation and survivorship care colleagues into evidence – based navigation research studies, quality improvement projects, and best practices utilizing pre- and post-data elements to enhance their navigation practice.

Category V: Professional Roles and Responsibilities
Category VI: Research, Quality, Performance Improvement
Category VII: Operations Management, Organization Development, Health Economics

Learning Objectives:
  • Describe navigation delivery models
  • Evaluate the role of an oncology navigator in various capacities: clinical, community, psychosocial, and financial
  • Define evidence-based navigation models
  • Analyze navigation strategies and implement in current practice
  • Recognize and discuss methodology in evidence-based navigation
  • Apply navigation research studies, quality improvement projects, and best practices to field of navigation
  • Develop and apply navigation metrics in current practice


  • Melissa Eades, RT (R)(M), BSN, OPN-CG, High Risk Breast Nurse Navigator, HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake
  • Kammi Fox-Kay, MSN, RN, AOCNS, ONN-CG(T), Oncology Nurse Navigator, Community Health System (formerly Trident Medical Center)
  • Jessica MacIntyre, APRN, NP-C, AOCNP, Executive Director, Clinical Operations, University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Debra Kelly, RN, Oncology Nurse Navigator/Breast Program Manager, HCA/Sarah Cannon

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