Patient Navigation

Patient Navigation

Task Force

The Colorado Cancer Coalition is bringing back the Navigation Task Force!

Task Force Mission

The mission of the Colorado Navigation Task Force, the Local Navigator Network of AONN+ is to decrease barriers to cancer care experienced by Colorado patients, families, and survivors by advancing the practice of oncology navigation throughout the state.

Meeting Information

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Emily Spencer

Emily Spencer

 Rachel Dauer

Rachel Dauer

Task Force Action Plan

Formal action plan coming soon…


  • Promote competency-based and accessible training for lay health navigators and community health workers within the cancer care continuum.
  • Promote the implementation of evidence-based health navigator and community health worker services within the cancer care continuum
  • Increase collaboration between Colorado oncology navigators across disease sites, institutions, and counties
  • Increase the number of AONN+-certified lay and licensed oncology navigators in Colorado
  • Improve national engagement of Colorado oncology navigators (target: 25% of Colorado State Local Navigator Network members subscribed as national AONN+ members)
  • Build collaborative relationships with allied local and state organizations to improve the delivery of oncology navigation care

Patient Navigator Training Collaborative

Check out the various Patient Navigator Trainings


The Alliance promotes policies, programs, and partnerships that: reduce and eliminate barriers to quality health care both within health systems and the community; reduce disparities in health outcomes; and foster ongoing health equity.

Metro Denver Oncology Nursing Society