PITTSBURGH, PA—July 17, 2023—Providing resources and education on topics that support direct care nurses in their day-to-day practice, the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) will host ONS Bridge™, the premier virtual oncology nursing conference, on September 12 and 14, 2023. This year’s event also features a bonus day on September 13, 2023, where attendees can exchange ideas and network in roundtable discussions.
Attendees will experience expert education from their homes or workplaces through daily live sessions, a virtual exhibit hall, networking opportunities, and access to industry representatives. ONS Bridge’s recorded sessions will be available until October 24, 2023.
"Oncology nurses from across the globe are coming together to share evidence-based practices in cancer care at ONS Bridge," ONS Chief Executive Officer Brenda Nevidjon, MSN, RN, FAAN, said. "It's an opportunity, especially for those who are at the patient’s side in numerous settings, to connect with nurse colleagues and industry sponsors in this uniquely engaging virtual format."
At ONS Bridge, oncology nurses have the opportunity to:
- Earn up to 19.75 nursing continuing professional development contact hours through live sessions and a library of recorded sessions.
- Connect with industry partners through an interactive, virtual learning hall—complete with free resources they can bring back to their practice—and dynamic networking opportunities.
- Attend industry events covering topics such as symptom management strategies and treatment indications.
- Receive individual learning needs assessment points to put toward Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation recertification.
- Gain new knowledge that can drive practice change and improve patient outcomes.
ONS is a professional association that represents 100,000 nurses and is the professional home to more than 35,000 members. ONS is committed to promoting excellence in oncology nursing and the transformation of cancer care. Since 1975, ONS has provided a professional community for oncology nurses, developed evidence-based education programs and treatment information, and advocated for patient care, all in an effort to improve quality of life and outcomes for patients with cancer and their families. Learn more at www.ons.org.