2019 Congress Blog Post Winner

The Transformation of a Leader

Tina Haas, RN, 2019 Blog Post Competition Winner To understand the full impact the 44th Annual Congress had on me you first must know a little about me.  I have been an oncology nurse for nearly 20 years.  This year was only the second time I had attended Congress.  The first year I went, I […]

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Patient and Nurse Perspectives on the Use of PARP Inhibitors for Ovarian Cancer: Strategies for Maximizing Patient Outcomes

Sponsored by Bio Ascend At the Oncology Nursing Society’s (ONS) 44th Annual Congress, a satellite symposium titled “Patient and Nurse Perspectives on the Use of PARP Inhibitors for Ovarian Cancer: Strategies for Maximizing Patient Outcomes” was held. This program was chaired by Paula J. Anastasia, RN, MN, AOCN from the University of California, Los Angeles […]

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Growing Together, Transforming Care: What’s Next?

Trey Woods, MSN, NP-C, Congress Planning Team Chair Growing together, transforming care. The theme for ONS Congress was fitting as 3,977 attendees recently gathered for five content-filled days in sunny Anaheim, California. The 44th Annual ONS Congress began with a warm welcome from ONS Board President Laura Fennimore. Following the opening ceremony was a powerful […]

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Controversial Issues: Legalization of Cannabis Sneak Peek

Trey Woods, Congress Planning Team Chair The legalization of cannabis is a hot-button topic in today’s society that divides many Americans. This controversial issue is layered with complexities ranging from emerging state and federal legislation to social stigma and prejudice. What are the potential positive and negative impacts of the legalization of cannabis in the […]

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Have You Started Packing for Congress Yet?

Deana Callipare, Marketing Coordinator We have a lot planned for you at the ONS Annual Congress in Anaheim, and packing for the different events can be challenging. Here’s a quick and easy packing list to use as a guide. ✓ Congress confirmation email Want to expedite your Congress registration on-site? Print your confirmation email out and […]

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Helpful Hints for Your First Trip to Congress!

Nicole Lininger, Senior Marketing Manager As someone who spent most of her career exhibiting at, attending, or producing conferences, I thought I had seen it all. However, when I got to Washington, DC, last year for my first ONS Congress experience, I was blown away by all the opportunity available in one place. If you […]

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Highlight on ONS Congress Peer-to-Peer Learning Opportunities

Susan Yackzan, PhD, APRN, MSN, AOCN®, Congress Planning Team Member During the 2019 ONS Congress, peer-to-peer learning opportunities offer attendees some of the best ways to begin “Growing Together, Transforming Care.” Your peers have an intrinsic understanding of what matters most; they are in similar situations, share similar perspectives, and have expertise in your specialty. […]

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Quality Improvement Projects Sneak Peek

Pamela Ginex, Senior Manager of EBP at The Oncology Nursing Society With the current focus on evidence-based practice, more nurses are engaged in quality improvement projects to move research evidence to patient care and improve outcomes for patients. As clinicians, our overall goal  is to provide safe, high-quality care to our patients in all settings. […]

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Transition to Guidelines Sneak Peek

Pamela Ginex, Senior Manager of EBP at The Oncology Nursing Society The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) has a long history of using evidence-based practice techniques to facilitate the translation of evidence to practice. For more than 15 years, ONS members have been integral to this process and have worked on our Putting Evidence Into Practice […]

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