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Team-Based Oncology Care: The Pivotal Role of Oncology Navigation

  • Lillie D. Shockney

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Linda Burhansstipanov, Lillie D. Shockney
    Pages 1-11
  3. Linda Burhansstipanov, Lillie D. Shockney, Sharon Gentry
    Pages 13-42
  4. Mandi Pratt-Chapman
    Pages 43-62
  5. Mandi Pratt-Chapman, Linda Burhansstipanov, Lillie D. Shockney
    Pages 63-83
  6. Danelle Johnston, Tricia Strusowski, Cheryl Bellomo, Linda Burhansstipanov
    Pages 85-110
  7. Linda Fleisher, Emily Gentry, Evelyn Gonzalez, Andrea Tillman
    Pages 111-124
  8. Margaret Rummel, Paula Sanborn, Penny Daugherty
    Pages 125-147
  9. Linda Burhansstipanov, Lillie D. Shockney
    Pages 149-176
  10. Pamela Goetz, Jennifer R. Klemp
    Pages 177-195
  11. Lillie D. Shockney
    Pages 197-225
  12. Sharon Gentry, Linda Burhansstipanov
    Pages 251-274
  13. Elizabeth F. Franklin, Linda House, Elizabeth Glidden
    Pages 275-290
  14. Elaine Sein, Danelle Johnston, Tricia Strusowski, Cheryl Bellomo
    Pages 291-314
  15. Mandi Pratt-Chapman, Linda Burhansstipanov
    Pages 315-334
  16. Lillie D. Shockney
    Pages 351-366
  17. Back Matter
    Pages 367-368

About this book


This book discusses how effective navigation requires a team approach to oncology care and should never be considered an “add-on” resource or service. The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN) is the only national professional organization for navigation professionals, and has more than 6,000 members, 90% of which are oncology nurse navigators. They are the experts on creating team-based programs, which remove the risk of others trying to reinvent the wheel by designing a navigation program from scratch. They also understand the role of effective navigation across the entire continuum of care, and understand and are able to apply other key aspects of navigation, including clinical trial screenings and tumor board coordination and monitoring, as well as measurement using evidence-based navigation metrics, to name but a few.
It is the only book designed to educate and support anyone developing a new navigation program, or wanting to improve one they have created.
As such it offers a guide for cancer centers needing to develop and implement an oncology navigation program; understand and successfully meet and exceed the Commission on Cancer accreditation standards linked to navigation; expand or improve their current navigation program as well as demonstrate its value using reliable measurable results, including patient satisfaction and improved- quality clinical outcomes. 
This comprehensive book also provides insights into applying the information presented to the real world of oncology care.


Navigator Multidisciplinary Survivorship Quality cancer care Navigation program

Editors and affiliations

  • Lillie D. Shockney
    • 1
  1. 1.Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA

About the editors

Lillie D. Shockney is a professor of surgery and oncology as well as having been appointed by the Dean of the School of Medicine and the President of the University to a faculty chair (University Distinguished Service Professor of Breast Cancer at Johns Hopkins). She is a registered nurse with a BS in healthcare administration and a master’s degree in administrative science from Johns Hopkins University, and her employment began at Hopkins in 1983. She serves as the director of the breast center and the director of cancer survivorship programs for the cancer center. Professor Shockney is the founder and program director of the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+). She has received 52 awards—46 national and 6 state awards, including being inducted into the Maryland Women Hall of Fame and recipient of the Johnson & Johnson Most Amazing Nurse in America. Well known for her public speaking and literary work, she has published 14 prior books and more than 275 articles on breast cancer, cancer navigation, survivorship care, metastatic breast cancer, and patient advocacy.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Team-Based Oncology Care: The Pivotal Role of Oncology Navigation
  • Editors Lillie D. Shockney
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-69037-7
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-09861-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-69038-4
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VI, 368
  • Number of Illustrations 9 b/w illustrations, 18 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Nursing
    Palliative Medicine
    Quality of Life Research
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