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Accelerate Your Career at ONS Congress

At ONS Congress®, you can discover dynamic sessions and events covering hot topics in cancer care that will ignite extraordinary change in your practice and blaze a trail for your own professional development.  

Earn approximately 25 nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) contact hours and Individual Learning Needs Assessment (ILNA) points to meet your licensure and certification needs.  

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Conference Outcomes

Take advantage of all the learning opportunities at ONS Congress where you can: 

  • Explore 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 using expert guidelines and best practices.
  • Describe evidence-based findings from research and clinical practice to advance cancer care throughout the continuum.
  • Identify priorities and innovative approaches integral to improving access, quality, and value in cancer care delivery.

ONS Congress sessions are led by diverse, interprofessional experts who will inspire you to apply new knowledge directly in your practice to make an immediate impact on cancer care.  You will return home feeling energized and ready to make positive changes within your workplace. 

  • More than 90% of ONS Congress attendees viewed content delivery as Excellent or Above Average.
  • 99% of ONS Congress attendees said their conference outcomes met or exceeded their expectations.
  • 79.75% made a practice change after attending or had their practice validated at ONS Congress.
  • 86.7% of attendees think the information provided at ONS Congress could reduce healthcare inequity or disparities.

Create Your Own Unique Conference Experience

Education tracks enable you to find the content best suited to your practice or level of expertise. All sessions are open to all attendees, so you can curate your own practice-changing experience.  

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. Sessions are directed to the advanced practice nurse providing care for patients with cancer.    

Management/Staff Education 
Learn about ways to train, educate, and manage your staff, and discover methods to enhance your staff’s and your own professional development.  

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

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



Understand ONS Congress Session Types

  • Power sessions: Hot topics relevant to every role in oncology  
  • Intensive sessions: A deeper dive into the topics that matter the most to you  
  • Track sessions: Targeted content specific to each educational track  
  • Poster presentations: Projects your colleagues are conducting to improve patient care and processes 
  • 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)     
  • Networking sessions: Structured networking opportunities to discuss hot topics in oncology nursing 

All sessions are at the intermediate or advanced level.

Extend Your Learning With Recorded Sessions

ONS Congress learning doesn’t have to end after the live event. Your registration includes access to select educational sessions to view on your own time after the conference ends. The recorded sessions library is accessible from May 21–June 17, 2024.

Mark Your Calendar Now: Evaluation Deadline 

You can earn approximately 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 16, 2024.   

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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 Schedules and Posters

48th Annual ONS Congress

April 26–30, 2023
San Antonio, TX
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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 
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