Keep Your Congress Schedule in the Palm of Your Hand

Tired of lugging around papers and shuffling through them to find what you need? The ONS Congress mobile app is here to solve your problems! By downloading the app, you’ll have your personalized schedule, exhibitor listing, convention center map, and speaker directory all at your fingertips throughout the conference. Even getting the app is easy. […]

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Taking Technology Up a Level at Congress

By Rich Maloney, ONS IT Infrastructure Manager If you’re a longtime attendee of the ONS Annual Congress, you probably remember waiting in lines at the ONS Internet Café to check your email. Fortunately, technology at Congress has come a long way since those days. This year, the ONS 41st Annual Congress will be the most […]

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Earn CNE While Connecting With Colleagues

By Dawn Jourdan, RN, BSN Viewing posters at the ONS 41st Annual Congress is a great way to learn from your peers while earning CNE. This year, more than 300 posters will be available in four categories: clinical, leadership/management/education, research, and late-breaking research. Plus, ePosters are returning for the 2016 event. These presentations use a […]

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Congress 101 Isn’t Just for First-Time Attendees

By Anne Kolenic, MSN, RN, AOCNS®, 2015–2016 ONS Congress Content Planning Team chair What is an industry-sponsored event? How do I fill out my evaluation and obtain my continuing education hours? What do I do in the Learning Hall? Since I created my schedule online, does that mean I have a reserved seat for those […]

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Run or Walk for a Reason at Congress

Participants the 2015 Fun Run celebrating at the finish line. By Ben Becze, CFRE, ONS Foundation Director of Development From navigating the Learning Hall, to the paths from your hotel to the convention center, and even strolling along the beautiful San Antonio River Walk, you will certainly have no problem getting in your steps in each day […]

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Congratulations to the 2016 ONS Award Winners!

By Brian Taylor, ONS Manager of Chapter Relations and ONS Awards Did you know that each year, ONS offers 26 awards to honor and recognize well-deserving members, teams, and employers? There are six award categories, all designed to recognize the best and the brightest (and rising stars!). The ONS Distinguished Awards recognize exceptional individuals for […]

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Make Personal Connections at an ONS Meet and Eat

You probably already know that Congress offers more than just the best oncology nursing education. The thing that makes the event so special is the exciting atmosphere of celebration and comradery among attendees. Make your Congress experience really count by forming bonds with oncology nurses from across the country at an ONS Meet and Eat […]

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First-Timer’s Guide to Congress

By Jen Krause, ONS Director of National Conferences It’s finally 2016, and that means it’s the year of “Big Change” for us at ONS. For some of you, that might mean making your first trip to San Antonio for the ONS 41st Annual Congress. It’s an exciting new adventure, so you’ll want to be prepared when you get […]

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Happy Anniversary, ONCC!

By Cyndi Miller Murphy, MSN, RN, CAE, ONCC Executive Director ONCC and ONS Congress have a long history together—one that dates back over 30 years. In fact, the OCN® examination was offered for the first time in 1986 at the ONS 11th Annual Congress in Los Angeles, CA. For a number of years, the test was only […]

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