ONS Enhances National Conferences Format to Deliver One Power-Packed Event

November 10, 2013

The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) announced a change in its future conference offerings at its Connections: Advancing Care Through Science conference. Beginning in 2014, Connections: Advancing Care Through Science and the annual ONS Congress will be consolidated into one national meeting. Through 2014 and 2015, ONS will evolve the current Congress format to incorporate programs that serve all of our members, novice to expert oncology nurses in general and advanced specialty practice, management, education, and research.

"This change will enable ONS to focus resources to provide a singular event that allows for greater member engagement and value and provide a platform to bring all oncology nurses together for enhanced collaboration,” said ONS president Mary Gullatte, PhD, RN, ANP, BC, AOCN®, FAAN.  

With input and direction from members and the Board of Directors, staff will unveil a new look for our national ONS conference, delivering content that appeals to all oncology nursing levels and specialties. This powerful opportunity will bring together ONS members in practice, education, and research, helping them to translate science to care management.

“ONS is an organization dedicated to providing the best educational and networking opportunities for nurses who care for patients with cancer,” said Gullatte. “We believe this change will best serve the needs of all oncology nurses across the continuum of care.”

ONS is a professional association of more than 35,000 members committed to promoting excellence in oncology nursing and the transformation of cancer care. Since 1975, ONS has provided a professional community for oncology nurses, developed evidence-based education programs and treatment information, and advocated for patient care, all in an effort to improve quality of life and outcomes for patients with cancer and their families. Learn more at www.ons.org.