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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 rejuvenate, refocus, and revitalize your practice and your own professional development.  

Earn up to 25 nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) contact hours and enjoy the opportunity to earn Individual Learning Needs Assessment (ILNA) points to meet your certification needs.  

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Conference Outcomes

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Join your colleagues at this conference specific to 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:  

  • Discuss opportunities to facilitate professional development and growth of current and future roles in the oncology nursing profession. 
  • Examine advancements in symptom management and cancer care delivery grounded in expert guidelines and best practices. 
  • Describe evidence-based findings from research and clinical practice to advance cancer care from etiology, prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment, survivorship, to end of life. 
  • Identify priorities and innovative approaches integral to improving access, quality, and value in cancer dare delivery across the continuum. 

Conference Session Types

  • Power sessions: hot topics relevant to every role in oncology nursing 
  • Intensive sessions: a deeper dive into the topics that matter most to you  
  • Educational sessions: targeted content specific to each educational track  
  • ePoster presentations: projects your colleagues are conducting to improve patient care and processes 
  • Oral abstract project presentations: process improvements in a series of top-scoring abstracts from your peers 
  • Industry events: breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert events presented by our industry supporters (Some may require separate registration.)   

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 restores your mind with new strategies and knowledge to drive positive change in your practice.  

Clinical Practice

Explore the latest therapies and evidence-based care for individuals with cancer. 

Advanced Practice   

Enhance your ability to provide and coordinate optimal cancer care for patients and their families as an advanced practice provider.  

Leadership/Management/Education   

Find new ways to train, educate and manage your staff and discover new tools to further develop your leadership skills. 

Research   

Join discussions about current research findings, the nurse scientist role, data science research, and issues surrounding funded nursing studies. 

Radiation   

Learn about the newest trends and technology in radiation therapy, as well as the latest in managing symptoms associated with this common treatment. 

Get More Time to Learn With Recorded Sessions   

ONS Congress learning doesn’t have to end after the live event. Your registration includes access to selected educational sessions to view on your own time after the conference ends. The recorded sessions library is accessible from May 22–June 29, 2023.  

Gain Your Employer’s Support  

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 up to 25 NCPD contact hours for the in-person ONS Congress. To earn your contact hours, you must submit an evaluation by 11:59 pm ET on May 18, 2023.   

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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.
Visit ONCC.org for complete details.  

Past ONS Congress ePosters 

47th Annual ONS Congress

April 27–May 1, 2022 
Anaheim, CA
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46th Annual ONS Congress

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

September 10, 15, and 17, 2020 
Virtual  
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