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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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Submit a Late-Breaking Abstract for Congress 2020!

Sherry A. Burrell, PhD, RN, CNE, Congress Content Planning Team Member Are you just finishing up an oncology-related nursing research project?  If so, you have another opportunity to submit an abstract based on your recent work! Late-Breaking Research Abstracts allow researchers who could not submit completed research during the general abstract submission period to still […]

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Self-Care at Congress: Invigorating Your Power, Passion, and Purpose

Susan Weiss Behrend, RN, MSN, AOCN®, Congress Planning Team Member As we approach the end of 2019, it is a great time to think about setting positive intentions for next year, both personally and professionally. ONS Congress is a chance for oncology nurses to nurture their professional aspirations and also serves as an important reminder […]

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Session Sneak Peek: What Do Oncology Nurses Need to Know About CBD?

Jennifer Graham, MSN, RN, AGCNS-BC Do you have a patient who wants to use nonpharmaceutical approaches to manage side effects? How about patients who are urging their providers to think outside the box of big pharma? As an oncology nurse, what do you know about alternatives, such as cannabidiol (CBD) oil? Are you equipped to […]

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Going to Congress on a Budget? We Can Help!

Linda M. Worrall, RN, MSN You may have heard that ONS Congress is the number one oncology nursing education conference and that the next Congress will be held in San Antonio, Texas, from April 29 to May 3, 2020. Are you thinking about attending and wondering how to get the most out of your experience? […]

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