ONS Receives Awards for Publishing Excellence
Wednesday, July 06, 2011
The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) was recently honored with several awards for its publishing excellence. Among the awards are Association Media and Publishing’s EXCEL Awards. A Bronze Award for Technical Books was awarded for Cancer Basics, edited by Julia Eggert, PhD, APRN-BC, AOCN®. An EXCEL Silver Award in the Journals, Feature Article category went to “Prolonged Grief Disorder,” by Lizel Craig published in the July 2010 issue of the Oncology Nursing Forum.
A Bronze Award in the Best Peer-Reviewed Journal category from the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors went to the ONS journal Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing.
Communications Concepts, Inc. awarded an APEX Award to Help Wanted: Caregiver, by Laura J. Pinchot in the One-of-a-Kind – Health & Medical Publications category. A second APEX award went to Genetics and Genomics in Oncology Nursing Practice, edited by Kathleen A. Calzone, MSN, RN, APNG, FAAN, Agnes Masny, MSN, MPH, BS, RN, CRNP, and Jean Jenkins, PhD, RN, FAAN, in the Books & eBooks category.
“Thanks go to the book and journal editors, volunteers, and staff for all of their hard work,” said Barbara Sigler, RN, MNEd, Publisher and Director of Publications. “These awards celebrate their collective contributions, resulting in our high-quality publications.”
The ONS Publications Department 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 and Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 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 80 active titles and published 9 new books in 2010.
ONS is a professional organization of more than 35,000 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.
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