Heart and Soul of Oncology Navigation

Education Podcasts

The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) is proud to present the Heart and Soul of Navigation podcast series! Once a month, we will release a new episode that features key opinion leaders in oncology navigation highlighting stories from the front lines, best practices and lessons learned throughout their careers, and resources and support services. Heart and Soul of Oncology Navigation provides a platform for navigators to discuss topics within 8 domains of knowledge: Community Outreach & Prevention, Coordination of Care/Care Transitions, Patient Advocacy/Patient Empowerment, Psychosocial Support Services and Assessment, Survivorship/End of Life, Professional Roles and Responsibilities, Operational Management/Organizational Development/Health Economics, Research/Quality/Performance Improvement

Location:

United States

Description:

The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) is proud to present the Heart and Soul of Navigation podcast series! Once a month, we will release a new episode that features key opinion leaders in oncology navigation highlighting stories from the front lines, best practices and lessons learned throughout their careers, and resources and support services. Heart and Soul of Oncology Navigation provides a platform for navigators to discuss topics within 8 domains of knowledge: Community Outreach & Prevention, Coordination of Care/Care Transitions, Patient Advocacy/Patient Empowerment, Psychosocial Support Services and Assessment, Survivorship/End of Life, Professional Roles and Responsibilities, Operational Management/Organizational Development/Health Economics, Research/Quality/Performance Improvement

Language:

English


Episodes

Celebrating the Role of the Navigator

12/19/2022
Considering the year end is approaching, AONN + hopes to demonstrate our appreciation for navigators with an emphasis on celebrating the role of the navigator. We hope to encourage and inspire you as you listen to your navigation colleagues share their personal and professional experiences. Objectives: Listeners will: Reflect on why they became a navigator Learn how patient experiences have molded them Identify ways navigators may care for themselves while working within the field of...

Duration:00:34:43

Role of the Oncology Navigator within the Multidisciplinary Healthcare Setting

11/21/2022
In this session participants, will explore the value of the role of the oncology navigator within the multidisciplinary healthcare setting. Gleaning knowledge from experienced navigators flourishing in their multidisciplinary healthcare settings, listeners will explore best practices and communication tools essential for enhancing their navigation role amongst the oncology healthcare team.

Duration:00:24:48

Navigating Disparate Population: a Focus on the Indigenous Population

8/25/2022
In this episode, Linda Burhansstipanov, MSPH, DrPH, OPN-CGSM, president of Native American Cancer Initiatives, Inc. (NACI), shares her insights on navigating disparate populations, with a focus on the indigenous communities in the United States.

Duration:00:27:34

Leadership for Navigation: Sustainability on How Leadership Promotes Values of Navigation

5/2/2022
In this episode, Marsha Clements, RN, MSN/Ed, PhD, OCN, executive director of an oncology service line in New Hampshire, and Andrea (Andi) Dwyer, director of the Colorado Cancer Screening Program (CCSP) at University of Colorado Cancer Center, share insights on developing sustainable oncology navigation programs that provide values to healthcare administrators, patients, and providers.

Duration:00:19:04

Perspectives on Certification: Physician, Nurse, and Patient Navigator AONN+

2/24/2022
In this episode, Perspectives on Certification: Physician, Nurse, and Patient Navigator AONN+ Foundation for Learning Director of Certification Lisa Hartman and a group of experts discuss the value of oncology navigator certification from the perspectives of physicians, patient navigators, nurse navigators, and healthcare administrators.

Duration:00:24:33

Loving Yourself: Lessons in Caregiving

2/15/2022
In this episode, AONN+ leaders Emily Gentry and Monica Dean have a hearty discussion on self-love and share some “lessons learned” for oncology navigators to manage stress and anxiety as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, from loving yourself, movement, mindfulness, meditation and breathwork, and adequate sleep, to healthy diet and hydration.

Duration:00:37:33

The Heart of a Researcher

12/22/2021
Research can be done at many levels and take different forms, but it can be challenging to know where to begin and how to find collaborators and funders. In this podcast, Lisa Hartman, Director of Certification, AONN+ Foundation for Learning, Inc., leads a discussion with 2 seasoned researchers who share practical advice and suggest strategies for success for navigators who wish to embark on their own projects. Read more about this episode on AONNonline.org.

Duration:00:31:34

Emotional Responses to Cancer

11/24/2021
In this episode, Monica Dean, AONN+ Director of Patient Navigation Programs, is joined by Cancer Support Community’s Susan Ash-Lee, MSW, LCSW, Vice President, Clinical Services and Education, and Kelly Hendershot, LGSW, LMSW, LSW, Senior Director, Institute for Excellence in Psychosocial Care, to discuss the emotional responses experienced by patients and caregivers during cancer treatment and beyond. Read more about this episode on AONNonline.org.

Duration:00:27:40

Leadership - Communication, Creativity and Cultivation

10/27/2021
In this episode, Kendra Barber, MHA, BSN, RN, OCN, and Mary Buffington, MSN, RN, OCN, ONN-CG, discuss leadership, teamwork, and collaboration among oncology multidisciplinary care teams. Read more about this episode on AONNonline.org.

Duration:00:21:16

Young Women with Breast Cancer: Needs and Opportunities

9/23/2021
In this episode, Emily Gentry, BSN, RN, HON-ONN-CG, OCN is joined by Janine E. Guglielmino, MA, Vice President, Mission Delivery, Living Beyond Breast Cancer, and Jasmine Souers, Co-Founder, Chief Visionary Officer, For the Breast of Us to discuss Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s recently conducted needs assessment of young women with breast cancer. Read more about this episode on AONNonline.org.

Duration:00:36:37

Geriatric Oncology

8/25/2021
In this episode, AONN+ FFL Director of Certification Lisa Hartman is joined by Sarah H. Kagan, PhD, RN, AOCN, APRN-BC, FAAN, FGSA, and Lora Rhodes, MSW, LSW to highlight the challenges of older patient populations in oncology and ageism in the healthcare system. This special Heart and Soul of Oncology Navigation podcast episode is sponsored by Genentech. Read more about this episode on AONNonline.org.

Duration:00:40:05

COVID-Driven Innovation: Virtual Tumor Boards

7/28/2021
In this episode, Cindy Barnard, RN, BSN, OCN, CBCN, and Zilipah Cruz, MSN-RN, discuss the challenges faced by tumor boards during the pandemic, and forecast the future of case conferences and virtual tumor boards. This special Heart and Soul of Oncology Navigation podcast episode is sponsored by Genentech. Read more about this episode on AONNonline.org.

Duration:00:21:00

Heroes of Hope Interviews

6/23/2021
Monica Dean, Director of Patient Navigation Program Development at AONN+, speaks with Sharon Frances, breast cancer survivor and Co-Founder of Well Beings Studio, and Melinda Bachini, who was diagnosed with stage IV cholangiocarcinoma and now serves as the Director of Advocacy at the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation. Sharon and Melinda are both previous nominees of the CONQUER: the patient voice Hero of Hope™ Patient Award. This special Heart and Soul of Oncology Navigation podcast episode is...

Duration:00:27:08

Patient Education and Patient Empowerment

5/26/2021
In this episode, Ayesha Azam, Vice President of Medical Affairs at the PAN Foundation, and Joanna Morales, Chief Executive Officer of Triage Cancer explore how their organizations provide training, education materials, and more to patients, caregivers, and oncology care professionals to help address barriers in cancer care. Read more about this episode on AONNonline.org.

Duration:00:21:21

Professional Development: Mentorship

4/28/2021
Natalie Fellers and Patricia Johnson, BS, RN, OCN, CBCN, are co-chairs of the AONN+ Professional Development Committee. In this episode of the Heart and Soul of Navigation podcast, Natalie and Patti discuss the mission of the committee to provide mentorship support in areas of quality, process improvement, metrics, and reporting, and the importance of mentorship in the field of oncology navigation. Read more about this episode on AONNonline.org.

Duration:00:13:00

Young Adults with Cancer

3/24/2021
Devon Ciampa, LMSW, and Megan Solinger, MHS, MA, OPN-CG, discuss coordination of care for adolescent and young adults (AYAs) with cancer and the specific barriers this population faces, including mortality awareness, learning independence, and how to navigate their cancer journey in this transitional age range.

Duration:00:23:07

The Role of the Patient Navigator: Responding to Crisis

2/24/2021
In this episode, Monica Dean, HON-OPN-CG, Director of Patient Navigation Program Development at AONN+, and Zarek Mena, OPN-CG, Women’s Health Program Manager at Smilow Breast Health Center at Norwalk Hospital, discuss the role an oncology patient navigator plays in assisting their patients with cancer who may be facing health disparities during the COVID-19 pandemic, such as food insecurity and transportation barriers. Read more about this episode on AONNonline.org.

Duration:00:18:22

How to Implement a Successful LNN

1/27/2021
Kristina Rua, MSN, RN, OCN, ONN-CG, and Sue Ellen Glover, MSN, RN, OCN, CBCN, ONN-CG, tap into the Professional Roles and Responsibilities domain in How to Implement a Successful LNN: Interview with Local Leaders. Hear from these key opinion leaders as they explain building programs and creating goals and objectives that ensure success. Read more about this episode on AONNonline.org.

Duration:00:32:31

AONN+ Strategic Initiatives – Members Organization – “Your Voice Matters”

12/16/2020
In this episode, Rani Khetarpal, MBA, and Christian Downs, JD, MHA, tap into Operational/Organizational Development and Health Economics in AONN+ Strategic Initiatives – Members Organization – “Your Voice Matters.” Hear from these key opinion leaders as they discuss value-based care and the power of the navigator’s voice. Read more about this episode on AONNonline.org.

Duration:00:21:20

How to Best Use Advocacy Organizations

11/18/2020
AONN+ Policy and Advocacy leaders Elizabeth Franklin, PhD, MSW, and Clara Lambert, BBA, OPN-CG, tap into the Patient Advocacy/Patient Empowerment knowledge domain in How to Best Use Advocacy Organizations. Hear the conversation between key opinion leaders in this area as they explore the social issues and challenges navigators should overcome to enrich patient care. Read more about this episode on AONNonline.org.

Duration:00:16:19