ONS Congress 2017

By: Marilyn J Hammer, PhD, DC, RN, Congress Planning Team Chair   5,260 feet above sea level. 4,071 attendees. 1 collective vision: Provide the best care based on the best research evidence for cancer survival, prevention, and optimal quality of life. The 42nd Annual ONS Congress in Denver, CO, began with a rousing introduction from ONS […]

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Enjoy a Night Out With New Connections

Some of the best memories from Congress come in the form of personal connections you make with oncology nurses and professionals from around the world. Denver has so much to offer, that it would be a shame to limit those new network connections to just the convention center! Head out for a night on the […]

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Stay Up-To-Date on Advancements in the Industry

The Congress schedule includes a number of industry-sponsored events to help you discover the latest treatment and symptom management options available. There are two types of industry events at Congress: symposia events and theater presentations. Symposia events are opportunities for you to enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner while you learn and network with fellow attendees. […]

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Learn From Your Peers With ePosters

By: Margaret Grue, MSN, RN-BC, CRNI, OCN® Tired of sitting, listening and learning? How about a change of pace? Get up and move around, all while learning and networking with other attendees. Take some time to engage in peer-to-peer learning and stay up-to-date with how other institutions are solving problems and changing their practice.  We promise […]

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What Language Are You Speaking?

By: Lenise Taylor, RN, MN, AOCNS®, BMTCN™  Have you ever had a conversation with a peer or someone in another discipline where you’ve walked away scratching your head, wondering what went wrong? Despite the amount of information you provided, it felt that you had not gotten your point across or not gotten the response you expected? […]

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Advance Your Profession in the Career Fair Pavilion

By: Patrick Flynn, Manager of Member Engagement ONS is always working to provide you with opportunities to advance your professional development so that you can provide “excellence in oncology nursing.” We are very excited to offer you those opportunities by bringing back the Career Fair Pavilion at Congress in 2017! The ONS Career Fair Pavilion […]

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Reach Your Certification Goals With These Top-Needed ILNA Categories

Time for recertification? Looking to become certified for the first time? We’ve done our ILNA homework and are proud to say that Congress will help you reach your professional goals! ILNA breakdowns for each session will be available in a few days, but here’s a sneak peek at the top ILNA categories available at Congress! […]

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A Tactical Guide to Session Selection

By: Jaya Mini Gill, RN, BSN; Annie Heng, RN, BSN; and Marlon Garzo Saria, PhD, RN, AOCNS®, FAAN John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center Our little trio of neuro-oncology clinical trial nurses have decided to head out to Denver this year to attend the largest and most comprehensive oncology nursing conference in the country. We agreed to make […]

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Maximize Your Social Media Use at #ONSCongress

By: Jessica Thompson, Digital Marketing Coordinator  Imagine being in the same building with 3,400 like-minded #ONSCongress attendees. How many of your peers could you meaningfully interact with in 10 minutes? Maybe two to three? Then imagine how many of those peers you could realistically call or email on a regular basis to sustain your relationship? Our […]

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