Josephine Ford Cancer Center Nurse Navigation

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1. Josephine Ford Cancer Center Nurse Navigation Deborah McEvoy RN,BSN Josephine Ford Cancer Center Nurse Coordinator

2. Evolution of Nurse Navigators Multidisciplinary Diagnostic Breast Clinic Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Clinic PCOP -Prostate Cancer Options Program Tumor Boards Primary Care Physician Outreach JFCC Call Center

4. CPTD Cancer Prevention and Treatment Demonstration for Ethnic and Racial Minorities: Medicare sponsored randomized trial for African Americans in which one group is “navigated” for appropriate screenings. The non- navigated group is given education on what are appropriate screenings.

5. Nurse Navigators Veteran nurses preferably with oncology background Orientation: By process – system of contacts Disease – tumor boards, consultations with physicians

6. Benefits of Nurse Navigation Physician time saver Patient access Patient satisfaction * Timeliness Tracking

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