Welcome ONS Chapter Officers!
We hope you'll find the resources and information on this site to be useful and beneficial to you and your chapter board. Please take the time to browse the various documents posted in our resource section. Additionally, our webcast section and e-newsletter archives contain important information for chapter leaders as well. And as always, if we can be of any assistance contact us at email@example.com, or telephone (412) 859-6320.
Is Your Chapter Up to the Challenge? Recruit New Members and Earn Great Prizes!
Support ONS, your chapter, and the oncology nursing profession by helping to expand our membership! As part of our 40th Anniversary celebration, your chapter can now earn rewards for recruiting new members thru the end of 2015. All chapters that reach 25 or more new members will earn great prizes, be recognized at next year’s Congress (San Antonio), and at the 2016 Chapter Leadership Weekend!
Student memberships count towards your member total - and better yet, they're free! Follow the links below for more info:
2015 Regional Chapter Officers Programs
Here are the remaining Regional Chapter Officer Programs (formerly called 'Mini Retreats') for 2015. Please note all programs are held on a Saturday:
- Atlanta, September 19, Embassy Suites Atlanta Airport, 11am -3pm ET
- Dayton, OH, September 26, Crown Plaza Hotel, Dayton, 11am-3pm ET
- Greater Los Angeles-Duarte CA, October 3, City of Hope Cancer Center, Duarte CA, 11am-3pm PT
- Philadelphia, October 10, 11am-3pm ET, The Hub Cira Centre, Philadelphia
- New Orleans, October 17, 11am-3pm CT, Omni Riverfront Hotel, New Orleans
The Regional Chapter Officer Programs are open to all chapter board members regardless of position. To review a sample agenda click here. There is no cost to attend, other than your own personal travel costs. ONS will provide lunch and refreshment breaks. RSVPs are required. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (412) 859-6403.
Nurse In Washington Internship
NIWI, March 5-8, 2016 in Washington, DC. DEADLINE TO APPLY: November 2, 2015!
The Nurse in Washington Internship (NIWI) Program is an annual event sponsored by the Nursing Organizations Alliance (the Alliance). With over 60 organizations, ONS is one of them, The Alliance represents approximately 500,000 nurses. The Alliance sponsors the internships to promote the interests of its member groups through education, research, and health-policy activities.
The purpose of the NIWI Program is to provide nurses the opportunity to learn how to influence health care through legislative and regulatory processes. Participants learn from health policy experts and governmental officials and network with other nurses. Click here to learn more about the NIWI Program and how to apply, or contact Alec Stone, ONS Health Policy Director, email@example.com.
Other Chapter Updates, News & Notes
Attention California Oncology Nurses:
Thinking of taking an oncology certification exam through ONCC? If so, now's the time to do it, as the Masons of California's By Your Side grants could reimburse you for up to $1,100 for your ONCC application fee, and an ONS online review course! To learn more about the By Your Side Program, please click here.