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Dazed and Confused: Filling the Gaps on Medical Marijuana Education

By: Jeanette Pretorius, BSN, MBA, RN-BC, NE-BC, OCN®, Congress Content Planning Team Member Have you ever wondered how one drug can treat so many different conditions, such as glaucoma, nausea, seizures, muscle spasms, hypertension, anxiety, pain, depression, PTSD?  Has a patient ever asked you if there is a difference between medical and recreational marijuana? Would […]

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Specialty Spotlight: Support Your Care Coordination Efforts at Congress

As Congress draws near, you’re probably starting to familiarize yourself with the four educational tracks and all of the great sessions we have planned for you. However, as you plan out your days in Denver, don’t be afraid to step outside of the track and find the sessions that best fit your individual needs! Oncology […]

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Adventure Awaits: Booking Your Trip to Denver

The early-bird deadline is a little over two months away, so why delay registering for Congress! Registering for Congress and booking your hotel can both be done in one easy process, all while getting you the best possible rates in the Mile High City! Before you begin, make sure you take a look at the hotel and […]

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Advance Your Knowledge, Your Way

By: Marilyn J Hammer, PhD, DC, RN We’ve never had more passion for our patients and our profession! Elevate your passion at the 42nd Annual ONS Congress in beautiful Denver, Colorado, May 4-7, 2017.  Back by popular demand, Congress will feature the four-track schedule. In addition to top scoring abstract podium sessions and posters, exciting speaker sessions are […]

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Let the Resources from the ONS Store Take Your Practice to New Heights!

By Andrew Petyak, ONS Copy Editor  “Elevate Your Passion. Advance Our Profession.”  It’s more than just a tagline for ONS’s 42nd annual Congress at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. If you’re making the trip to the Mile High City this May to attend the most comprehensive oncology nursing conference in the country, you’ll […]

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Shedding Light on the End of Life

By: Jamilyn Kennell, MSN, RN, OCN® As November, National Hospice and Palliative Care month, comes to a close, it seems only fitting to remember those we have lost. We treasure the times we shared and reminisce on the memories as the holiday season approaches. As nurses, we find ourselves involved in our patients’ lives at a very […]

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Another Chance to Head to Denver Through the ONS Foundation!

By Linda Worrall, RN, MSN, ONS Foundation Executive Director Are you hoping that 2017 will be your year to attend the ONS Congress? Have you made it to the top of the staffing rotation and finally get to go to Congress? Would a scholarship go a long way in convincing your manager that you must […]

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Urban Sophistication Meets Outdoor Adventure: Get to Know Denver!

By: Aurora Davis, RN, BSN, OCN®, Metro Denver Chapter Member When I was asked to write about why you should come to Colorado, I’ll admit, I was at a bit of a loss. I’ve lived in Colorado for 30 years and to me, it’s obvious why you’d want to visit! As a fellow nurse told me, […]

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You Speak for the Profession: Election Day and Oncology Nurses

By Alec Stone, MA, MPA,ONS Health Policy Director So boring! This presidential election cycle has all but put me to sleep. No one says anything controversial. No one makes any wild claims. No one has any skeletons in their closet that have come to light. I am not even paying attention. Okay, that may not be true and, […]

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