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University Adds New Nurse Navigator
(Augusta, Ga., Dec. 10, 2010) Sandra H. White, RN, OCN, CCRC, has been named Oncology Nurse Navigator for University Health Care System.
In this position, Ms. White will coordinate care and provide education and support for inpatient and outpatient cancer patients. She will also coordinate care between cancer patients and their families, and the multidisciplinary health care team in all aspects of early diagnosis, treatment and follow-up support.
Ms. White has worked in an oncology practice for the past eight years as a chemotherapy infusion nurse and clinical research coordinator. Prior to that, she was a nurse for more than 20 years in University’s Medical/Surgical ICU. She is a graduate of Augusta State University.
“I look forward to working with local and regional members of the health care community to provide education and support for oncology patients and their caregivers, in order to expedite patient access and improve continuity and coordination of care,” Ms. White said.