Submit a Late-Breaking Abstract Today!

Teresa Thomas PhD, RN Did you miss the ONS Congress abstract deadline in September because you were still finishing your data collection or analysis? You have another opportunity to submit an abstract based on your recent work! The late-breaking abstracts allow researchers and clinicians who could not submit completed research during the general abstract submission […]

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Visit the Career Pavilion at the ONS 44th Annual Congress

Patrick Flynn, Group Relations Manager Looking to advance yourself and career? Visit the Career Fair Pavilion at the ONS 44th Annual Congress in Anaheim, CA, to access the right resources to plan your next steps. The Career Fair Pavilion assembles recruiters from some of the top institutions and offers a variety of professional development workshops, […]

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Session Sneak Peek– Compassionate Care and Resiliency

Colleen McCracken BSN, RN, CMSRN, CHPN, OCN®, Congress Planning Team Member Moral distress is a well-known concern in oncology nursing.  Oncology nurses are at high risk for this. It can lead to compassion fatigue, burnout, and even interfere with their overall well-being. It’s a significant problem in nursing that can impact quality of care, increase […]

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Can’t Wait to Get Congress Education? Check Out 2018 Archived Sessions for Free CNE

Jen Krause, National Conference Director Because not everyone could attend Congress this year, ONS is bringing Congress to you. You can now watch popular sessions from the 2018 Congress from your home or office and even earn free CNE for these on-demand sessions. Don’t miss this opportunity to access high-quality content and education and to […]

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Sunshine Fun in Orange County, California

Sarah Merkle, RN, MSN, AOCNS® OCONS Chapter Social Media Chair I think most of us can admit that we have let the location of a conference influence our attendance. If you have been waiting to attend ONS Congress, 2019 is definitely a year to consider! Congress 2019 will be held in beautiful Anaheim, California. With […]

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ONS Congress—Meeting the Need for Your Professional “You” Time

Kathleen Wiley, RN, MSN, AOCNS® A wise woman (OK, my mom) once gave me some wonderful advice. She said you should always be planning your next getaway. “Always know when you will get to spend time focusing on you next, doing things you enjoy,” she’d say. I would argue that her advice applies to the […]

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Aggressive and Violent Patients: The Scary Side of Oncology Nursing

Pamela Grubbs, MS, APRN-BC, CNS, AOCNS®, Congress Planning Team Member Picture it: You’re coming on for a 12-hour night shift and get a report that one of your patients had to be emergently medicated because of agitation and threats of violence. Do you feel your heart start to race? Maybe your palms get a little […]

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Growing Together, Transforming Care

Jen Krause, National Conference Director Every year, a group of ONS staff members get together to develop the annual Congress theme—something inspiring that captures what’s happening in oncology nursing while also tying together the look and feel of the conference. It’s not easy. Not every idea is a good idea, and it can take a […]

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Behind the Scenes With the ONS Planning Team

Trey Woods, Congress Planning Team Chair Have you ever thought about applying to be part of the ONS Congress Content Planning Team? Have you ever wondered what kind of planning and coordination was involved with putting together a conference the size of ONS Congress? Well, let me share a bit of insight as chair of […]

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