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Implementing Nurse-Led Change in Radiation Oncology

Attendees from the ONS 41st Annual Congress were invited to write a blog post to share the Big Change they experienced as a result of attending Congress. Congratulations to Mandi Webb, RN, BSN, on submitting the winning post and receiving a free registration for Congress 2017! By Mandi Webb, RN, BSN The 2016 ONS Congress […]

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Share Your Own Big Changes From Congress

The ONS 41st Annual Congress is all about “Big Change” in oncology nursing. Through speaker sessions, poster presentations, learning hall exhibits, and many other educational presentations, we hope you’ll leave Congress energized and excited to make big changes when you return home. That’s why we’re announcing the 2016 Congress Blog Contest: Bringing “Big Change” Back Home. It’s an […]

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Travel

Travel Tips and Tricks

By Una Kilberg, ONS Director of Meeting Services You’re likely gearing up for your trip to San Antonio right now. Before you head to the airport, here are some helpful hints to ensure a successful experience. Make sure to pack any medications in your carry-on bag, and keep in mind that any liquids or gels […]

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App

Keep Your Congress Schedule in the Palm of Your Hand

Tired of lugging around papers and shuffling through them to find what you need? The ONS Congress mobile app is here to solve your problems! By downloading the app, you’ll have your personalized schedule, exhibitor listing, convention center map, and speaker directory all at your fingertips throughout the conference. Even getting the app is easy. […]

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Technology

Taking Technology Up a Level at Congress

By Rich Maloney, ONS IT Infrastructure Manager If you’re a longtime attendee of the ONS Annual Congress, you probably remember waiting in lines at the ONS Internet Café to check your email. Fortunately, technology at Congress has come a long way since those days. This year, the ONS 41st Annual Congress will be the most […]

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Posters

Earn CNE While Connecting With Colleagues

By Dawn Jourdan, RN, BSN Viewing posters at the ONS 41st Annual Congress is a great way to learn from your peers while earning CNE. This year, more than 300 posters will be available in four categories: clinical, leadership/management/education, research, and late-breaking research. Plus, ePosters are returning for the 2016 event. These presentations use a […]

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Congress 101

Congress 101 Isn’t Just for First-Time Attendees

By Anne Kolenic, MSN, RN, AOCNS®, 2015–2016 ONS Congress Content Planning Team chair What is an industry-sponsored event? How do I fill out my evaluation and obtain my continuing education hours? What do I do in the Learning Hall? Since I created my schedule online, does that mean I have a reserved seat for those […]

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Fun Run

Run or Walk for a Reason at Congress

Participants the 2015 Fun Run celebrating at the finish line. By Ben Becze, CFRE, ONS Foundation Director of Development From navigating the Learning Hall, to the paths from your hotel to the convention center, and even strolling along the beautiful San Antonio River Walk, you will certainly have no problem getting in your steps in each day […]

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Awards

Congratulations to the 2016 ONS Award Winners!

By Brian Taylor, ONS Manager of Chapter Relations and ONS Awards Did you know that each year, ONS offers 26 awards to honor and recognize well-deserving members, teams, and employers? There are six award categories, all designed to recognize the best and the brightest (and rising stars!). The ONS Distinguished Awards recognize exceptional individuals for […]

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