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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Up-and-Coming Treatments

Clara Beaver, MSN, RN, AOCNS®, ACNS, BC Immunotherapies, including CAR T-cell therapy, are the newest treatment option and play an ever-expanding role in patient care. ONS is excited to share information on immunotherapies during congress this year. First, join us Wednesday afternoon, when ONS is proud to partner with the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer […]

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Book Your Hotel for Congress ASAP to Access Reduced Rates!

Anna Hughes, Meeting Specialist Looking for lodging while in Anaheim for the ONS Congress? Be sure to book by Thursday, March 28, to receive reduced rates at Anaheim Marriott, Hilton Anaheim, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Anaheim Resort, or the Courtyard Anaheim Resort. Explore what each hotel offers below.   Anaheim Marriott, 700 W. Convention Way, Anaheim, […]

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Social Media at Conferences

Teresa H. Thomas, ONS Congress Planning Committee Microblogging websites and social media websites, such as Twitter and Facebook, offer incredible opportunities for the broad, real-time transmission of ideas. For clinicians, academics, and other stakeholders, these websites allow for wide professional networking and engagement with like-minded individuals. While attending national conferences and listening to leaders in […]

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