Melissa Andres on the Role of the Nurse Navigator

January 4, 2017
Melissa Andres, BSN, RN, OCN

Melissa Andres explains the role of the nurse navigator for patients with cancer.

Melissa Andres, Melissa Andres, BSN, RN, OCN, from St. Vincent Hospital explains the role of the nurse navigator.

There are great technologies, physicians and nurses available, but if a patient cannot access these resources, then they're useless. A nurse navigator will assess a patient's access to resources and support. They will then build a plan which helps to ensure that all the patient's psychosocial and clinical needs are met.