Oncology Nurse Navigation Transitioning into the Field

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Author: Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, ONN-CG
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication Date: 2021
ISBN 10: 128419860X
ISBN 13: 9781284198607
eISBN: 9781284198751
Edition: 1st
Oncology nurse navigators play an essential role in the care and lives of oncology patients and their families. They ensure the full spectrum of care is met with compassion and expertise for the patient, family, and caregivers. This unique book provides new oncology nurse navigators with the specific education and training necessary to manage all phases of the cancer continuum, including medications, therapies, psychosocial support, and overcoming healthcare system barriers. Endorsed by the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+), Oncology Nurse Navigation: Transitioning into the Field covers the history of nurse navigation, the many and varied responsibilities of oncology nurse navigators, oncopolitics, future career expectations, and more crucial topics to ensure a successful and fulfilling career as an oncology nurse navigator. Written by Lillie Shockney, the President of AONN+ and the modern founder of the oncology nurse navigator role, Oncology Nurse Navigation: Transitioning into the Field is the trusted resource for this new and vital nursing career.
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