More patients with cancer are being prescribed oral chemotherapy drugs than ever before, but these drugs are not just ordinary pills. Use the Oral Chemo Guide to teach your patients about safe handling, managing side effects, and more.
Register now for the 2016 ONS Congress in San Antonio, TX, before March 7 and take advantage of early-bird pricing. Save over $100, and attend the most comprehensive oncology nursing conference in the country.
ONS is joining the American Nurses Association (ANA) in a commitment to help nurses define, develop, and achieve a culture of safety in their practice.
The ONS national election is underway with over 8% of members submitting their votes. Chapters with the highest voting percentage will win $750, so vote today and encourage your colleagues to do the same.
ONS member experts created Get Up, Get Moving, a quality-monitoring program, to encourage oncology nurses to break from the mold of traditional practice and recommend physical activity to their patients with cancer.
Novel Treatments for Recurrent Glioblastoma offers a comprehensive look into innovative treatments for recurrent glioblastoma and summarizes the challenges that treatment presents with attention to nursing and patient implications for these therapies. Register now and you can earn 3 contact hours of CNE in this new online course offering.
The oncology nursing profession requires a highly specialized skill set to properly care for your patients, but we all have to start somewhere. Check out the Cancer Basics online course to get started on your oncology nursing journey.
This study sought to examine cognitive function in individuals with colorectal cancer and identify factors associated with cognitive effects. As cognitive problems can profoundly affect patient function, nurses should assess for these issues.