ONN Toolkit

ONS Oncology Nurse Navigator Toolkit 

The ONS Oncology Nurse Navigator (ONN) Toolkit is a resource for newly assigned ONNs and current ONNs looking for tools and resources to help improve patient care coordination. Designed to supplement currently available resources, the toolkit provides:

  • Resources to help in defining and developing the ONN role
  • Practical practice- and patient-related tools to facilitate care coordination
  • Guidance for improving patient outcomes and navigation practices achieving Commission on Cancer (CoC) accreditation.

The toolkit includes:

  • Helping Patients Navigate Financial Issues: This comprehensive resource provides information, resources, and links to assist ONNs navigate common financial issues and concerns their patients face.
  • ONN Job Responsibilities and Requirements: This list is a general compilation of knowledge, skills, and tasks that may be required by ONNs to be effective in their position.
  • 2017 ONN Competencies: These updated competencies outline the fundamental knowledge, skills, and expertise required for ONNs to perform proficiently in their role.

Funding for development of this toolkit was provided by Genentech

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