ONS Awarded for Publishing Excellence
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
PITTSBURGH, PA – June 15, 2010 – The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) was honored by the Association Media and Publishing as a winner of the esteemed EXCEL Award in two categories at its recent 30th Annual EXCEL Awards Gala in Washington, DC. The categories include:
- Silver Award, Newsletters – General Excellence: ONS Connect.
“We are proud to receive the Silver award for ONS Connect,” said Editor Debra Wujcik, RN, PhD, AOCN®. “The publication is a team effort between volunteer oncology nurses who find the most relevant and current information and the ONS staff who consistently produce a high quality, engaging news magazine.”
- Bronze Award, Books – Non-Technical Book: Woman Cancer Sex and Man Cancer Sex
“I am very happy to have two of our latest books from the ONS imprint, Hygeia Media, receive such a prestigious award,” said Barbara Sigler, RN, MNEd, director of publications. “We are very proud of our publications and receiving this award reinforces the quality and consistency of the work of our authors.”
The ONS Communications Division is a full-service publisher of resources designed to assist professional nurses and other members of the healthcare team to develop a foundation of knowledge about cancer care. Publications include the Oncology Nursing Forum, Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, and ONS Connect, as well as award-winning books, monographs, guidelines, standards, and other resources for the cancer care community. ONS also publishes books that have a broader consumer appeal for patients, caregivers, and nurses under the Hygeia Media imprint. ONS currently carries 71 active titles and published 15 new books in 2009.
ONS is a professional organization of more than 36,000 registered nurses and other healthcare professionals committed to excellence in oncology nursing and to leading the transformation of cancer care by initiating and actively supporting educational, legislative, and public awareness efforts to improve the care of people with cancer. ONS provides nurses and healthcare professionals with access to the highest quality educational programs, cancer care resources, research opportunities, and networks for peer support. Learn more at www.ons.org.