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Congress 101: What to Expect as a First-Time Attendee

Danya Garner, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, OCN®, CCRN, Planning Team Chair Are you prepared to navigate ONS Congress™ as a first-time attendee? Perhaps, it has been a while since you attended? Do not fret: Congress 101 is back to prepare you to navigate all things ONS Congress! There will be two session offerings, with the first occurring […]

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Earn Nursing Continuing Professional Development Contact Hours at Congress

Laura A. Johnson, MSN, APN, AGCNS-BC, BMTCN®, Congress Content Planning Team Member Did you know you can earn up to 30 nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) contact hours at Congress? There are many opportunities to earn credits throughout the five-day conference. Attend one of the eight popular power sessions, which discuss dynamic topics geared toward […]

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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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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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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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Building the Confidence to Enact Big Change

Attendees from the ONS 41st Annual Congress were invited to write a blog post to share the Big Change they experienced as a result of attending Congress. Thank you to Juliane May, RN, BSN, for sharing how congress inspired change in her practice! By: Juliane May, RN, BSN How do I put into words my first […]

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Using the Patient Portal to Decrease Unnecessary Patient Visits

Attendees from the ONS 41st Annual Congress were invited to write a blog post to share the Big Change they experienced as a result of attending Congress. Congratulations to Margie McDonal, MSN, RN, CBCN®, on submitting an honorable mention and receiving a free one-year membership! By: Margie McDonal, MSN, RN, CBCN®  As a result of […]

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Practical Change in Head and Neck Cancers and Compassion Fatigue

Attendees from the ONS 41st Annual Congress were invited to write a blog post to share the Big Change they experienced as a result of attending Congress. Congratulations to Leslie Prusik, RN, OCN®, on submitting an honorable mention and receiving a free one-year membership! By: Leslie Prusik, RN, OCN® The 41st Annual Congress in San […]

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Share Your Latest Research Findings at Congress

We’re now accepting submissions for late-breaking research abstracts to be presented at the ONS 40th Annual Congress. This special call for abstracts allows you to present your most current data in Orlando. An abstract is a form that summarizes your work, submitted for potential presentation. The 60 top-scoring abstracts will be presented during a Congress podium […]

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ONS Beefs Up Its Social Media Presence for the ONS 40th Annual Congress

By Carol Cannon, RN, BSN, OCN® “Tweet or Die” was the name of a session held during the American College of Surgeon’s annual conference several years ago. Since reading about it, I cannot get that phrase out of my head. It’s a twist on “publish or perish,” a phrase commonly cited by PhD-prepared scholars in […]

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