Oncology Nurse Navigation: Delivering Patient-Centered Care Across the Continuum (Second Edition)

Deborah Christensen | Cynthia Cantril
Oncology Nursing Society


The second edition of Oncology Nurse Navigation: Delivering Patient-Centered Care Across the Continuum provides novice and experienced nurse navigators with an overview of the role of the nurse navigator in cancer care and outlines the development of a navigation program, the skills and training needed to work as a nurse navigator, methods to evaluate outcomes, and issues related to assisting patients with specific types of cancers.

You'll find support in the key responsibilities of navigation, including:

  • Partnering with patients and families to keep them informed, facilitating shared decision making, effectively addressing any barriers to care, providing pertinent education, and managing patient expectations
  • Collaborating with physicians and healthcare providers to assist in implementing the care plan
  • Coordinating with other departments and resources to ensure timely access and care.

There has never been a more exciting time for those who have chosen this extraordinary and impactful specialty. This book is essential reading for oncology nurse navigators as they advocate for patients as part of an interprofessional team.


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