Recordings Library

Home Events & Education Webinars Recordings Library

Browse presentations on a wide range of concepts, research and administrative issues that impact practice in oncology social work. AOSW members can watch any webinar recording for free (not including CE, which is $25). See pricing.

Cultivate your personal library of webinar recordings. You can find presentations you've purchased, plus any CE quizzes and evaluations, in the My Online Learning portal. 

The Evolution of Patient Navigation: Addressing Disparities and Delivering Quality Care

Michael L. Grignon, LMSW, CCM, MBA
Monday, January 25, 2021
12:00 pm CT - 1:00 pm CT

The Evolution of Patient Navigation: Addressing Disparities and Delivering Quality Care

About this Live Interactive Webinar

This webinar will discuss the need for patient navigators (with a focus on health care disparities and barriers to receipt of quality care), the evolution and role of patient navigation in cancer care, the contributions of patient navigation programs to cancer care and methods for implementing and measuring the success of a patient navigation program.

This free webinar is sponsored by Pfizer. 

Learning Objectives

At the end of the presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe the role of a cancer patient navigator
  2. List three improved outcomes associated with cancer patient navigation
  3. Describe a process for creating a cancer patient navigation program in your institution

Presenter

M Grignon.jpg

Michael L. Grignon, LMSW, CCM, MBA‚Äč

Michael received his MSW from the University at Albany (New York) in 2004 and his MBA from the University at Albany in 2009. He is a certified case manager (CCM). He has been practicing since 2004 as an MSW with experience in hospice, long-term care and as the director of patient access and education for the Upstate New York/ Vermont Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. He is currently a medical case manager with a health benefits company. 

Michael is the AOSW Secretary-Treasurer and serves on AOSW’s Advocacy Committee. He also volunteers with The American Cancer Society (ACS) and serves as the New York State Vice State Lead Ambassador with ACS’s Cancer Action Network. 

Continuing Education Credits

Level - Beginner
Participants will earn 1.0 CE credits upon successful completion of a quiz and a post-webinar evaluation. 

Course Designation
This course has been approved for 1.0 clinical continuing education clock hours.

Outline
12:00 p.m. - 12:15 p.m. CT: Describe the role of a cancer patient navigator.

12:16 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. CT: List three improved outcomes associated with cancer patient navigation

12:31 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. CT: Describe a process for creating a cancer patient navigation program in your institution

12:46 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. CT: Questions and Answers

ASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL WORK BOARDS (ASWB):  This organization, Association of Oncology Social Workers, ACE Approval #1351, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. AOSW maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 11/11/2019 - 11/11/2022. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. 

NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT’S STATE BOARD FOR SOCIAL WORK:
Association of Oncology Social Work, Inc., SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0320.

GRIEVANCE POLICY: ASOW will comply with all legal and ethical responsibilities to be non-discriminatory in promotional activities, program content and in the treatment of program participants. The monitoring and assessment of compliance with these standards will be responsibility of the Education Director in consultation with the Education Chair and clinical director from committee. We do our best to anticipate problems and, when they do present themselves, will attempt to alleviate complaints as quickly as possible. When a complaint, either verbally or written, is received, the following guidelines are followed with respect to achieving resolution: (1) Complaints relative to a speaker or workshop leader, contents of instructional materials being presented, or an individual educational style being utilized, the individual voicing disapproval is requested to place his/her comments in writing. An AOSW representative will convey these comments to the speaker, assuring the confidentiality of the grieved individual. (2) If the complaint concerns a continuing education activity, its content, level of presentation, or facilities in which the event is being held, the representative in charge will attempt to resolve the matter as expeditiously as possible. If the offered resolution (resolutions offered may include, but not be limited to partial/full refund of registration fees paid; credit toward future event) not satisfactory to the individual filing the complaint, then further action may be taken as follows. (3) The individual is requested to place his/her complaint in writing to the attention of the Education Director, The Association of Oncology Social Work, AOSW Headquarters, 111 W. Jackson Blvd. Suite 1412, Chicago, IL 60604. The complaint is then reviewed by the Education Director in consultation with the Clinical Director and Education Advisor. A written response will be issued within 30-days of receipt of the written complaint.

ADA ACCOMODATIONS: For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact AOSW Education Department at 847-686-2233. Advance notice is necessary to arrange for some accessibility needs.