Congress Track Sessions

Brenda Wolles, MS, RN, OCN®, CNL ONS Congress has five different session tracks to assist you in finding content that meets your needs. The content areas are designed to align with your area of practice and expertise in oncology nursing. All session tracks are available to Congress attendees, so you can mix and match sessions […]

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4000 reasons to attend ONS Congress in Anaheim

Linda M. Worrall, RN, MSN The reasons for attending the ONS Congress are as varied as the 4,000 annual attendees.  It’s always exciting to hear why an oncology nurse wants to attend the largest cancer nursing education event of the year.  Congress helps transform the oncology profession, and attending the conference provides nurses with the […]

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Are You Ready? It’s Time to Submit Abstracts for ONS Congress!

Susan Yackzan, PhD, APRN, AOCN®, Congress Planning Team Member Each year, planning for ONS Congress starts with a review of the Congress recently finished. It’s clear from evaluations that Congress attendees love learning from other oncology nurses who present poster and oral abstract sessions. Here are some of the things that Congress attendees had to […]

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Become a Congress Pro With Congress 101

Nancy Corbitt, BSN, RN, OCN, CRNI Will this be your first time at ONS Congress?  Or maybe you haven’t been in a while? Then Congress 101 is for you. This session will prepare you for the exciting journey toward advancing your oncology profession. We will kick off the session with the ONS Congress outcomes and […]

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ONS Clinical Staff to Address Hot Topics in Clinical Chats

By Barbara Lubejko, ONS Clinical Nurse Specialist Did you know that ONS has nurses on staff who provide clinical support to members and projects? The Oncology Clinical Specialists (OCS) are responsible for researching and answering your clinical questions, managing educational content and developing clinical resources to help you provide evidence-based care to your patients. Each […]

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Take Advantage of an Early Arrival!

Are you arriving in DC on Wednesday? Haven’t made your travel plans yet? Jump start your Congress experience and earn an additional four CNE contact hours with preconference sessions. What are preconference sessions? Preconference sessions, or “precons” as we call them in the ONS office, are strategically chosen two-hour sessions that we believe highlight hot […]

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Education for Every Nurse

By Trey Woods, RN, MSN, NP-C, Congress Planning Team Congress 2018 is right around the corner and will, once again, feature a variety of oncology content, appealing to all audiences. Whether your passion lies in clinical practice; advanced practice; leadership, management, and education; research; and/or radiation, you are sure to find a track offering the […]

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Session Sneak Peek: Adverse Events: When the Nurse Becomes the Second Victim

By Nancy Corbitt, BSN, RN, OCN®, CRNI, Congress Planning Team Member Nurses are in the business to help others. We strive to deliver excellent care and pride ourselves on healing the sick. We do not expect to be involved in unanticipated adverse patient events, but it can and does happen. Providing a safe culture for […]

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How We Plan Congress

By Lenise Taylor, Congress Planning Team Chair The 42nd Annual Congress in Denver had concluded only a month prior; however, on a weekend in June, we walked through the door of ONS to begin planning the ONS 43rd Annual Congress, May 17–20, 2018, in Washington, DC. Some planning team members were new to the process […]

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