Oncology nursing community
What’s Old Is New Again on the ONS Virtual Communities
During a recent ONS Board of Directors meeting, we learned that ONS’s virtual communities (VCs) have been updated with new links that yield better information, faster. For a closer view, go to the ONS website’s membership tab and check the lower right-hand corner. You’ll find links to the SIGs, Leadership, and Chapters VCs.
April 21, 2013
Genetics & genomics
Session Helps Take the Mystery Out of Colon Cancer Genetics
When Patricia Kelly, DNP, APRN, CNS, AOCN®, research/evidence-based practice facilitator and genomics consultant at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, presented a genetics session.
May 09, 2012
ONS and ASCO Release Revised Chemotherapy Safety Standards
In 2011, a workgroup consisting of American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and ONS members was convened to review feedback received since publication of the ASCO/ONS Standards for Safe Chemotherapy Administration in 2009 and to clarify the standards as needed. The most significant change is the decision to extend their scope to the inpatient setting. This
February 27, 2012
Nurse Navigators Need These "Big 3" Resources
I have a job that doesn’t feel like a job at all . . . but don’t tell my boss. I consult members of the Midwest Cancer Alliance while they establish and enhance patient navigation systems. A large part of the role involves coaching and connecting clinicians with resources.
January 06, 2012