Effective Navigation and Survivorship Care


This course is FREE courtesy of Elite Learning

About the Course
Cancer survivorship is an important topic for nurses and members of the care team who care for patients with cancer. Survivor rates continue to improve, most notably for breast cancer. This course discusses why survivorship is an essential element of the overall plan of care, the importance of focusing on the patient’s quality of life, both during and after treatment, and recognizing the challenges many patients encounter when they finish treatment and consequently lose access to key services and ways to address them. Through evidence-based information, professional and personal experiences of the presenter, and case study discussions, learners will appreciate the value of this topic and gain an appreciation for a patient’s life plan when faced with a cancer diagnosis.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of survivorship care and timing with diagnosis.
  • Describe the changes in cancer care over the past decade.
  • Explain the value of survivorship care and the impact on quality of life for the patient.
  • Identify barriers to transitioning a cancer survivor back to their community providers.

About the Presenter
Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG, clinically specializes in breast cancer care and is well-known, especially in navigation, survivorship, patient-centered care, preservation of quality of life, and end-of-life planning and care, to improve the cancer patient’s experience and clinical outcomes. Her national and international public speaking, authorship of 20 books and 350 articles on a variety of cancer topics, and notable roles she has held over the last 40+ years is long and distinguished including, to name a few, Professor of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Co-Developer and medical advisory of Work Stride: Johns Hopkins Managing Cancer at Work Program, and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Oncology Navigation and Survivorship. A two-time breast cancer survivor, originally diagnosed in her 30s, Ms. Shockney has worked tirelessly to improve the care of breast cancer patients around the world, working at Johns Hopkins since 1983. 

Resolution of Conflict of Interest
Colibri Healthcare, LLC implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity.

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement
It is the policy of Colibri Healthcare, LLC not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.

The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

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Course ID: 45122