Implementation of the Navigator Role in Community – Based Oncology Program Our Journey . Joan M. Daugherty, RN, MS Executive Director, Richard A. Henson Cancer Institute Peninsula Regional Medical Center . Recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award
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Implementation of the Navigator Role in Community – Based Oncology Program Our Journey
Joan M. Daugherty, RN, MS
Richard A. Henson Cancer Institute
Peninsula Regional Medical Center
by the American College of Surgeons
to Develop Role
Our Journey Begins
Duplication of Roles:
Different expectations between providers & administration:
Coordination of care
Strategic imperatives must:
Navigation of the Lung Cancer Patient
Lisa Barnes, MSW LCSW, & Marybeth Watson, RN
an active role in managing their health.
track of information.
management of treatment side effects.
Commitment to the Future
Continue to enhance our Comprehensive Cancer Program using an unparalleled combination of:
techniques & state-of-the-art technology.
A patient-centered ,fully integrated Cancer Care Program.