ONS Clinical Staff to Address Hot Topics in Clinical Chats

By Barbara Lubejko, ONS Clinical Nurse Specialist Did you know that ONS has nurses on staff who provide clinical support to members and projects? The Oncology Clinical Specialists (OCS) are responsible for researching and answering your clinical questions, managing educational content and developing clinical resources to help you provide evidence-based care to your patients. Each […]

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Take Advantage of an Early Arrival!

Are you arriving in DC on Wednesday? Haven’t made your travel plans yet? Jump start your Congress experience and earn an additional four CNE contact hours with preconference sessions. What are preconference sessions? Preconference sessions, or “precons” as we call them in the ONS office, are strategically chosen two-hour sessions that we believe highlight hot […]

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Education for Every Nurse

By Trey Woods, RN, MSN, NP-C, Congress Planning Team Congress 2018 is right around the corner and will, once again, feature a variety of oncology content, appealing to all audiences. Whether your passion lies in clinical practice; advanced practice; leadership, management, and education; research; and/or radiation, you are sure to find a track offering the […]

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Session Sneak Peek: Adverse Events: When the Nurse Becomes the Second Victim

By Nancy Corbitt, BSN, RN, OCN®, CRNI, Congress Planning Team Member Nurses are in the business to help others. We strive to deliver excellent care and pride ourselves on healing the sick. We do not expect to be involved in unanticipated adverse patient events, but it can and does happen. Providing a safe culture for […]

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How We Plan Congress

By Lenise Taylor, Congress Planning Team Chair The 42nd Annual Congress in Denver had concluded only a month prior; however, on a weekend in June, we walked through the door of ONS to begin planning the ONS 43rd Annual Congress, May 17–20, 2018, in Washington, DC. Some planning team members were new to the process […]

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Submit an Abstract and Share the Great Things You’re Doing

By Kristina Mathey, Congress Planning Team Member The educational sessions at ONS Congress are an excellent backbone to the conference; attendees learn from leaders in oncology and related fields who provide up-to-the minute information on current topics in cancer care. However, it is peer-peer learning presentations that make up the heart and soul of the Congress […]

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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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