Nurses Ranked Most Trusted Profession in America, Now Use Your Power!

Alec Stone, MA, MPA, Public Affairs Director Too often, ONS members lament that, as nurses, they have a limited voice. Shaking my head in disbelief, it’s a pleasure to let them know that the Gallup Poll, a national public opinion survey, recently ranked nurses as the most trusted profession in the United States for the […]

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Advanced Practice Sneak Peek

Kris Mathey, MS, NP-C, AOCNP® Historically, the basis of cancer treatment resided in the use of surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. However, over the past couple of decades, cancer treatment has advanced by leaps and bounds, with the emergence first of targeted therapy and then, most recently, immunotherapy, which has come to the forefront of […]

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Meet the ONS Oncology Nurse Specialists at Congress

Chelsea Backler, MSN, APRN, AGCNS-BC, AOCNS® Did you know that ONS has nurses on staff who provide clinical support to members and projects? The oncology clinical specialists (OCSs) are responsible for researching and answering your clinical questions, managing clinical content of live and enduring educational programs, and developing clinical resources to help you provide evidence-based quality […]

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What I Gained at Congress

John Hollman, BSN, RN, OCN® The 2018 Congress event in Washington, D.C., was my first opportunity to attend this amazing gathering of thousands of fellow oncology nurses. As a seasoned radiation oncology nurse, I was so excited to be in attendance during the first year that we had a dedicated radiation oncology track. After registering, […]

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Networking and More Networking!

Nicole Lininger, Senior Marketing Manager That’s right, you read the headline correctly. If there is one thing you can do at Congress 2019, it’s network! In addition to the top-notch educational sessions, CNE opportunities, and a bustling learning hall floor, making relationships that last a lifetime is just another bonus to attending Congress in April. Attending […]

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Fulfill Your Learning Plan at Congress

Danielle Roman, Marketing Coordinator at ONCC 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 […]

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Navigating the ONS 44th Annual Congress Schedule

Danya Garner, MSN, RN-BC, OCN®, CCRN, Congress Planning Team Member We are excited to open the doors soon for 3,700 oncology nurses to embark on a journey of enhancing practice and transforming oncology care during the ONS 44th Annual Congress from April 11–14 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. The conference will be […]

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Self-Care and Wellness at Congress

Linda M. Worrall, RN, MSN  I am writing this from my car on a beautiful, sunny January day in Pittsburgh. Yes, it’s true, the sun is out, and I am looking at a blue sky. Finally, a break from the rain and clouds that have been around far too much this winter. The sun coming […]

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ONS Congress—Creating and Transforming Your Leadership Path

Ashley Leak Bryant PhD, RN-BC, OCN Chair, ONS Leadership Development Committee Are you ready to create a professional development plan while at the 44th Annual ONS Congress? What about brushing up on your networking skills? The ONS Leadership Development Committee would like to support you as you enhance and strengthen your leadership skills. At Congress, […]

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