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Education for Every Nurse

ONS Congress® is your professional development home. Discover dynamic sessions and events covering hot topics in cancer care that can help shape your commitment to advancing quality care and move your practice forward. 

Earn more than 90 nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) contact hours if all activities are completed. This includes in-person and available on-demand content, in addition to anytime posters. You can also enjoy the opportunity to earn Individual Learning Needs Assessment (ILNA) points to meet your licensure and certification needs. 

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Conference Outcomes

Join your colleagues at this critical conference for oncology nurses and return to your workplace feeling more confident and energized. Take advantage of all the learning opportunities at ONS Congress where you can do the following: 

  • Discuss professional development opportunities in oncology nursing. 

  • Examine advancements in symptom management and cancer care delivery. 

  • Consider research findings and clinical evidence to advance patient care from prevention to end of life. 

  • Identify innovative approaches to influence prevention, early detection, treatment, and supportive care of patients with cancer. 

Understanding ONS Congress Session Types

ONS Congress offers a variety of session types. Customize your personal schedule to complement your individual learning style. 

  • Intensive sessions: two-hour deep dives into the topics that matter most to you 

  • Power sessions: hot topics relevant to oncology nurses in every role 

  • Concurrent sessions: targeted content specific to each educational track 

  • ePoster presentations: projects your peers are conducting to improve patient care and efficiencies 

  • Oral abstract sessions: a series of top-scoring abstract presentations

All sessions are at the intermediate or advanced level. 

Tailor Your Conference Experience Through Educational Tracks

Educational tracks enable you to personalize your ONS Congress schedule and find the content best suited to your practice or level of expertise. All sessions are open to all attendees, so you can create a conference that complements your mission to advance oncology care.  

Power Sessions  

Designed for Oncology Nurses at Every Skill Level and Position 
Learn about the hot topics affecting your practice.   

Clinical Practice  

Designed for Nurses Interested in Expanding Clinical Expertise   
Explore the latest modalities and evidence-based care for individuals with cancer.   


Designed for Nurse Leaders, Managers, and Educators   
Looking for ways to orient and manage your staff? Are you hoping to explore a new role and further develop your leadership skills? Gain new ideas and techniques and discover new tools that you can immediately implement in your work setting.  

Advanced Practice  

Designed for Advanced Practice Providers   
Directed at advanced practice nurses, this track features elevated content to enhance your ability to provide and coordinate optimal cancer care for patients and their families.  


Designed for Doctorally Prepared Nurses, Those Considering a Science-Based Nursing Career, and Nurses Interested in Understanding How the Evidence Behind Nurse Care Is Developed  
Join discussions about current research findings, the nurse scientist role, data science research, and issues surrounding funded nursing studies. 


Designed for Nurses Working Directly in Radiation and Nurses Caring for Patients Who Have Received or Will Receive Radiation Treatment  
Learn about new trends and technology in radiation therapy, as well as the latest in managing symptoms associated with this common treatment.   


More Time to Learn With Recorded Sessions 

ONS Congress learning doesn’t have to end after the live event. Your registration includes access to select educational sessions in an on-demand format from May 23 to June 30, 2022. Learn more about which sessions are available on the full conference schedule.  

Gain Your Employer’s Support to Attend ONS Congress

Get your employer as excited as you are about ONS Congress—download this justification letter to help communicate the benefits for you, your supervisor, and your institution. 

Mark Your Calendar Now: Evaluation Deadline 

You can earn as many as 95.75 NCPD contact hours for ONS Congress. To earn your contact hours, you must submit an evaluation by 11:59 pm ET on May 19, 2022.  

ONS Congress Educational Grant Supporters

ONS would like to thank these companies for their contributions:

Merck & Co., Inc.

Pfizer Inc.

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ONS is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC’s) Commission on Accreditation. 

Accreditation as an American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission provider refers only to its nursing continuing professional development activities and does not imply ANCC Commission on Accreditation endorsement of any commercial products. ONS is accredited as a provider of continuing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #2850. The contact hours earned from this educational opportunity may qualify for initial oncology nursing certification and renewal via ILNA.
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Past ONS Congress ePosters 

46th Annual ONS Congress

April 20, 22, 27, and 29, 2021 
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45th Annual ONS Congress/ONS Bridge

September 10, 15, and 17, 2020 
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44th Annual ONS Congress

April 11–14, 2019 
Anaheim, CA 
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