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 chapters@ons.org, or telephone (412) 859-6320.

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
  • Dayton, OH, September 26
  • Greater Los Angeles, October 3
  • Philadelphia, October 10
  • New Orleans, October 17

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 chapters@ons.org or call (412) 859-6403.

Other Chapter Updates, News & Notes

Providing Holistic Care for Young Adults With Cancer:

From popular presenter Anne Katz, PhD, RN, FAAN, the author of the best-selling patient-oriented books This Should Not Be Happening: Young Adults With CancerAfter You Ring the Bell... 10 Challenges for the Cancer SurvivorWoman Cancer Sexcomes her first book on young adults specifically targeted toward healthcare providers.  In her new book, Meeting the Need for Psychosocial Care in Young Adults With Cancer, Katz offers much-needed insight on the psychosocial care of young adults with cancer.

Explore issues unique to young adults, such as dating, sex, marriage, fertility, building a family, returning to work or school after treatment, and managing relationships with friends and family.

Improve your practice by being prepared to care holistically for this unique population.

Confidently assist your young adult patients with the difficult emotional and life-changing situations they're experiencing.

 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.