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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The Power, Passion, and Purpose Behind Congress

Jaclyn McCue, Marketing Specialist Each Congress is as unique as the attendees, which is why we add a theme to your Congress experience. The Congress theme serves as a way for us to start planning the look, feel, and message of each individual Congress. So, how did we determine this year’s theme? Honoring History Congress […]

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A Conference Planned By Nurses, For Nurses

Danya Garner, MSN, RN-BC, OCN®, CCRN, Congress Planning Team Member It’s time to start planning your Congress education activities! The ONS Congress Content Planning Team has been hard at work planning sessions that will be both impactful and professionally fulfilling. The online schedule is available and organized to include Sessions by Day, Sessions by Track, […]

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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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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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