Cancer Patient Navigators of Georgia
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Cancer Patient Navigators of Georgia

 

Welcome to the Cancer Patient Navigators of Georgia website!

Cancer Patient Navigators of Georgia is a statewide organization of people who guide individuals and their families through the continuum of cancer care.

MISSION

Our mission is to connect, educate and share best practices among patient navigators in Georgia, so that together we can successfully reduce barriers and increase access to services specifically related to cancer

       

 


 

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  • Register today for the CPNG/GASCO Annual meeting September 5 & 6, 2014 at the Intercontinental Buckhead
    • Agenda
    • Register    (discounted room rates deadline is August 14th)
  • Integrative Oncology Training for Patient Navigators Nov. 2014 - Research Study: Application Date Extended to September 15, 2014 Learn more

VISION

Patient navigation will play a consistent, defined and sustainable role for all Georgians throughout the cancer continuum to include prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, survivorship and end of life care.

VALUES/GUIDING PRINCIPLES

Inclusiveness  
CPNG includes individuals who serve people with all types of cancer, at all stages, in all types of settings, with a diversity of education and training, but a shared mission.

Competency
CPNG seeks to participate in defining the field of patient navigation with appropriate core competencies for navigators. 

Collaboration
CPNG strives for excellence through a conscious effort to unite, connect, and share best practices through statewide communications and networking.

Compassion
CPNG shares a sympathetic consciousness of others' distress together with a desire to alleviate it.

Holistic Approach
CPNG believes that all aspects of people's needs -- psychological, physical,  social and spiritual -- should be taken into account and seen as a whole.

GOALS

  1. Build a shared sense of purpose. 
  2. Attract and sustain membership. 
  3. Identify the needs of CPNs and match them with resources. 
  4. Foster collaboration. 
  5. Share best practices. 
  6. Define the value of CPNs in affecting overall outcomes. 
  7. Bring clarity/structure to the role of CPNs in Georgia. 
  8. Educate target audiences about the significance of CPN

 

 

 






The development of Cancer Patient Navigators of Georgia is supported by Gasco and GCC