Pediatric Surgery

Keys to Building a Successful Interdisciplinary Program-Funding the Navigators: Pediatric Oncofertility 2017

July 04, 2017

During the Pediatric Oncofertility: A Comprehensive Review Course in 2017, course faculty discuss the strategies in preserving fertility in pediatric oncology patients and other at-risk children.

In this session, Olivia Jaworek Frias, MSN, RN III, CNL, discusses the critical role of the fertility navigator. Topics discussed include details of the role of the fertility navigator, including being the point person, liaison, lateral integrator and fertility preservation advocate, as well as identifying barriers to funding navigator positions and possible solutions.