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 care to patients. All of the master’s-prepared OCSs have a strong background in oncology nursing.

You will have the opportunity to meet the OCS team at ONS Congress this year during a session titled “What Does ONS Say About . . .” on Saturday, April 13 from 11:15 am–12:15 pm in the Learning Hall at the Clinical Chat/Attendee Networking area. During this session, the OCSs will review some of the most commonly asked clinical questions, discuss the process for answering and responding to clinical questions, and highlight some important ONS resources, including standards, guidelines, and position statements, that can be used in practice.

The OCS team will encourage attendees to ask questions during the Q&A portion of the session, or you can submit questions now to be included in the session presentation. Click the link below and complete the form to submit your question. Please note that questions submitted via the link will not receive a direct reply. If you have clinical questions that require a reply sooner, you can submit those questions to clinical@ons.org.

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