NCONA Patient Navigation Symposium

This conference is open to all health care professionals at all levels including hospital administrators, cancer service line directors, nurses, social workers, case managers, health educators, lay patient navigators, clinical research nurses, health department staff and anyone working in the community with screening, community education and the care of patients with cancer. Lunch will be provided and there is not a registration fee.

  • NCONA Patient Navigation Symposium
  • 2014-06-06T08:30:00-04:00
  • 2014-06-06T15:00:00-04:00
  • This conference is open to all health care professionals at all levels including hospital administrators, cancer service line directors, nurses, social workers, case managers, health educators, lay patient navigators, clinical research nurses, health department staff and anyone working in the community with screening, community education and the care of patients with cancer. Lunch will be provided and there is not a registration fee.
When Jun 06, 2014 from 08:30 AM to 03:00 PM (US/Eastern / UTC-400)
Where William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
100 Friday Center Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
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Contact Phone (919) 843-8722
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“Patient Navigation at the Crossroads…Challenges and Opportunities”
June 6th, 2014

8:30 am – 3:00 pm
UNC William & Ida Friday Center

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The National Council of Nurse Administrators (NCONA) is hosting a one-day conference on Patient Navigation. This conference will enable participants to understand the evolution of Patient Navigation and recognize both the challenges and opportunities of emerging models and help enable implementation efforts.

Keynote Presentations

I. Harold Freeman, MD Navigating the Cancer Experience
II. Edward Partridge, MD Deep South Cancer Navigation Network

Dr. Harold Freeman is widely recognized as the founder of Patient Navigation, developing the concept in Harlem New York as an intervention to improve access of underserved communities to cancer care, and providing evidence that lives could be saved and treatment outcomes could be improved. Dr. Edward Partridge leads Deep South Network for Cancer Control using a Patient Navigation model to address cancer health disparities of African-American population in the rural South.

This conference is open to all health care professionals at all levels including hospital administrators, cancer service line directors, nurses, social workers, case managers, health educators, lay navigators, and anyone who works with screening, community education and the care of patients with cancer.

The funds for this conference are courtesy of the North Carolina Cancer Prevention and Control Branch, NC Division of Public Health. Call Mary King at 919-962-1582 for registration questions.