Call for ONS Congress Abstracts Begins August 12

Susan Yackzan, PhD, APRN, MSN, AOCN®  Congress Content Planning Team Member  The call for abstract submissions for the ONS 45th Annual Congress begins on August 12. This is the time to share your expertise, innovations, ideas, and research with your fellow oncology nurses.  We hope you will answer the call!  What is an abstract?  An abstract is a concise summary of a project. The summary is […]

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Jen Barnas blog post

ONS Congress: You’ll Never Want to Miss One

Jennifer Barnas , BSN, RN, OCN ®, 2019 Congress Attendee  I attended the ONS 44th Annual Congress in Anaheim, CA for the first time this year and let me confirm, the hype is real and worth it. From the excitement building up to Congress to the closing ceremony, I now understand why nurses continue to attend […]

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Lindsey Krekling

Congress 2019: A Time For Empowerment and Recharging

    Lindsey Krekling, 2019 ONS Congress Attendee It has been less than three weeks since I attended the ONS Congress of 2019, and I am already so excited about the 2020 conference. To be able to learn and celebrate all that we do for our patients with 4,000 other oncology nurses was truly incredible and unlike […]

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ONS Congress 2019 Attendee

Best Experience Ever

By Magda Louis-Juste, ONS Congress Attendee I have been a nurse in Haiti for eight years. Three years ago, I decided to become an Oncology Nurse because cancer has become a Public Health issue in my country. I am currently working at the first and only facility that provides free cancer care in rural Haiti. […]

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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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