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The Top Reasons You Can’t Miss ONS Congress® 2022

October 29, 2021
ONS Congress 2022 Content Planning Team Members
The Top Reasons You Can’t Miss ONS Congress® 2022


Our signature conference, ONS Congress®, offers cutting-edge educational content and the opportunity to celebrate oncology nursing with thousands of professionals who share a common mission. 

Your colleagues, the volunteer nurses who comprise our Content Planning team, share why you don’t want to miss the 47th Annual ONS Congress in Anaheim, CA.  

“I love attending ONS Congress because I get excited about being an oncology nurse all over again! Being together in such an information-rich environment with so many like-minded nurses generates an energy that is hard to describe. It has to be experienced to be understood. I leave ONS Congress full of ideas and excited to go back to my workplace to share with my colleagues!” 
Jeanette Pretorius, BSN, MBA, RN-BC, NE-BC, OCN® 
Planning Team Chair  

“ONS Congress has always been a dynamic, exciting, and energizing meeting where oncology nurses convene to learn about the most current and cutting-edge information in research, patient care, management, education, and policy. This first in-person meeting since the pandemic is one not to be missed! The hot topics, networking, regrouping, and celebration will truly be unmatched! Be in the know. Be at ONS Congress 2022.” 
Marilyn Hammer, PhD, DC, RN, FAAN 
Research Track

“The ONS Congress Research track is designed to provide information on the art and science of nursing to an audience of academicians and clinician partners. The track boasts interactive lectures by expert nurse scientists specializing in symptom science, social determinants of health, and a variety of research methodologies; selected podium and poster presentations; as well as targeted small group sessions. Join these engaging sessions for the latest and greatest of oncology nursing science that is paving the way to better healthcare outcomes and health equity!” 
Timiya Nolan, PhD, APRN-CNP, ANP-BC 
Research Track  

“Whether you are a novice nurse or a seasoned oncology nurse, ONS has something that will light a spark in your soul for oncology learning. One thing that I try and challenge myself with at each ONS Congress is to step outside of my comfort zone and learn something new. As a long-time direct care nurse, I look toward the Research track to tackle something new. I challenge you, my fellow oncology nurses, to step outside your comfort zone and add something to your lifelong learning goals. I hope to see you there!” 
Nancy Corbitt, BSN, RN, OCN® 
Clinical Practice Track  

“ONS Congress is an excellent opportunity for all oncology nurses or nurses who care for patients with cancer. ONS Congress provides you with up-to-date nursing practices, research, and education. Furthermore, it allows you to have a global network and connects you with oncology nurses who come to attend ONS Congress from different parts of the world, where everyone gets together and shares their expertise.” 
Tahani Al Dweikat, RN, MSN, EMHCA, OCN® 
Clinical Practice Track  

“ONS Congress is an exciting time of year when oncology nurses gather from around the world to share knowledge and ideas. ONS Congress provides the opportunity to educate, inspire, and motivate not only yourself but also all of those around you. You are able to take away valuable insights and directly implement changes, new knowledge, or gained resources into your own clinical practice.” 
Marci Andrejko, DNP, APRN, FNP-C 
Advanced Practice Track 

“I am looking forward to networking with colleagues to see what is emerging from regional work in oncology. ONS Congress is a great opportunity to learn what others have put into practice and see what can be adapted to your own clinical practice. Don't miss out on the immersive educational experience and rejuvenation of passion for the oncology nursing profession that only comes from sharing experience with others in similar roles.” 
Caitlin Murphy, DNP, FNP-BC, AOCNP® 
Advanced Practice Track  

“ONS Congress gives you the opportunity to network with oncology professionals from across the country. There are so many tracks that give you the autonomy to choose the track that fits your practice.” 
Colleen McCracken, BSN, RN, CMSRN, CHPN, OCN® 
Leadership/Management/Education Track  

“Oncology is a specialty that demands resources for both the professional and personal development of the oncology nurse. ONS Congress is a conference like no other; it provides an opportunity to network with people who are specifically dedicated and committed to oncology! ONS Congress offers an opportunity to expand knowledge, find solutions to existing problems, and activate creativity! It is an opportunity to share ideas with like minds beyond your own oncology area–so join us at the 2022 ONS Congress.” 
Roselyn Ogunkunle, PhD, MSN, RN, OCN® 
Leadership/Management/Education Track  

“Attending ONS Congress is one of my favorite things to do as an oncology nurse! I not only appreciate the vast amount of new and updated information that I receive by attending various sessions, but more importantly the networking and friends that I have made by attending ONS Congress. Its invaluable to talk with your colleagues from across the country and learn their experiences in caring for oncology patients. While I am glad that the last two years weren’t canceled and we were able to hold virtual events, I can’t wait to see my friends and colleagues as well as meet many new ones in Anaheim!”  
Anne Kolenic, DNP, APRN, AOCNS®   
Radiation Track  

“In the ever-changing oncology world, it is imperative to stay up to date with the latest available treatments and therapies. Attending ONS Congress will assist you in acquiring the knowledge and skills to provide the highest quality of care to your patients. ONS Congress is also a great way to network with other oncology nurses. No matter what area of specialty you work in, you'll find valuable information at the various sessions provided. Please consider joining us in Anaheim. “  
Kathleen MacDonald, BSN, RN, OCN® 
Radiation Track  

Invest in yourself and join your colleagues at the first in-person ONS Congress in more than two years. Need help getting there? Download our justification letter to help communicate the benefits for you, your supervisor, and your institution. You can also apply for an ONS Congress scholarship through the Oncology Nursing Foundation or even round up a group of your colleagues to save 10% on your registration through the group discount.  

Register by March 10, 2022, to save hundreds through early-bird pricing–we hope to see you there!  

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