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ONS Congress Cancellation FAQs

Below you will find answers to Frequently Asked Questions for General Information, Attendee Refunds, Attendee Housing & Travel, Oral Abstracts & Poster Presenters, ONS Congress Speakers, Chapters, Oncology Nursing Foundation Scholarships, and Members. We will be updating this list on an ongoing basis. GENERAL Why did the 45th Annual ONS Congress get canceled?ONS’s top concern […]

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ONS Congress Cancellation

ONS’s top concern is always the health and safety of our staff, our members and the patients they take care of.  Our members play an essential role in leading the delivery of care to immunocompromised people every day. We must safeguard them from any unnecessary exposure and ensure the essential healthcare providers are available to […]

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ONS Update on the Coronavirus

Update: March 11th, 2020 After careful consideration, the ONS Board of Directors has made the difficult decision to cancel the 45th Annual ONS Congress scheduled to take place in San Antonio, April 29-May 3, 2020. Please visit our most recent blog for cancellation information. _________________________________________________ Update: March 10, 2020 The Centers for Disease Control and […]

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Help the San Antonio Chapter collect items for caseworker kits at ONS Congress

Jackie Kemp, RN, BSN, OCN®, San Antonio Chapter Treasurer There are approximately 4,000 children in foster care in Bexar County, Texas. The San Antonio Chapter is excited to partner with the South Texas Alliance for Orphans this year at ONS Congress™! Our goal is to gather supplies for caseworker kits. These kits will play a […]

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Congress 101: What to Expect as a First-Time Attendee

Danya Garner, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, OCN®, CCRN, Planning Team Chair Are you prepared to navigate ONS Congress™ as a first-time attendee? Perhaps, it has been a while since you attended? Do not fret: Congress 101 is back to prepare you to navigate all things ONS Congress! There will be two session offerings, with the first occurring […]

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Earn Nursing Continuing Professional Development Contact Hours at Congress

Laura A. Johnson, MSN, APN, AGCNS-BC, BMTCN®, Congress Content Planning Team Member Did you know you can earn up to 30 nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) contact hours at Congress? There are many opportunities to earn credits throughout the five-day conference. Attend one of the eight popular power sessions, which discuss dynamic topics geared toward […]

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How to Use 2020 ONS Congress to Fulfill Your ILNA Needs

Danielle Roman, ONCC Marketing Coordinator Do you have a certification learning plan just waiting to be filled? The sessions you attend at Congress can help, whether you’re just starting to earn points or you’re almost ready to submit your plan for certification renewal. Where to begin? Start with your learning plan—the list of subjects in […]

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The Benefits of Being an ONS Member at Congress

Shannon Holzer, ONS Chapter Activities Coordinator ONS membership comes with a bevy of benefits, but did you know these benefits extend to the annual ONS Congress? Read on to find out how your membership can benefit you in San Antonio! Discounts Did you know it’s cheaper to be an ONS member and attend Congress than […]

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What’s New at Oncology Nursing Society’s 45th Annual Congress?

Danya Garner, MSN, RN-BC, OCN®, CCRN, Congress Planning Team Chair Congress is an exciting and bustling time of the year. As a previous attendee of many Congresses, I have always enjoyed power in the variety of content offered and the many activities to keep me engaged and, most importantly, inspired by passion and purpose. How […]

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