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Trish Greene Memorial Quality of Life Lectureship
Award: A $2,000.00 award, a plaque, and travel reimbursement to attend the ONS Connections: Advancing Care Through Science Fall Conference.
The paper will be published in the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing.
Purpose: This award was established to focus attention of the membership on quality-of-life issues in cancer care; describe the contributions of clinicians, educators, administrators, and researchers in oncology nursing to quality of life in cancer care; apply information related to quality of life to oncology nursing practice; and incorporate the philosophy of quality of life into all aspects of cancer care. The lecture is presented at the ONS Connections: Advancing Care through Science Conference in the fall.
This award is named in memory of Trish Greene, a pioneer in oncology nursing and a leader within the ONS, ACS, UICC, and Leukemia Society of America, as well as being a founding member and the first president of APON. As pain management expert, she was committed to ensuring quality, compassionate care for patients with cancer.
Nominee's Eligibility Criteria:
The candidate must meet the following criteria:
- Be a registered professional nurse and an active ONS member
- Demonstrate excellence in clinical practice, education, administration, or research related to quality-of-life issues and contribute to the specialty of oncology nursing
- Communicate effectively through written and verbal formats.
Criteria: The scoring criteria for judging this nomination packet is as follows:
- ONS involvement: Participation should include involvement at the local or national level, and includes membership on committees, holding office, or task force participation.
- Contribution to the specialty of Oncology Nursing:
- Examples from CV
- Clinical developments such as staff development, program development, patient teaching, support groups
- Community outreach (programs such as ACS, Leukemia Society, camps for patients with cancer, survivor's day participation or other related activities)
- Adjunct faculty or preceptor of students
- Excellent written communication skills: Includes articles in newsletters, journals, reports, video, multimedia, computer assisted instruction, or chapters in books
- Presentation experience: Presentations listed on CV/application
- Excellence in Quality of Life Issues (Clinical, education, administration and/or research related):
- Examples within reference letters or on CV
- QOL contributions: presentations, literature, specific educational interventions, research issues
IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT THE SEPTEMBER 30, 5:00pm E.T. NOMINATION DEADLINE!
ONS uses an external, vendor-supported online program for all award nomination applications. The application system is set up so that at exactly 5:00pm ET (Eastern Time), September 30, the application site will automatically shut down and be locked. Any applications that are open (not completed) at this time will be terminated and will not be accepted. It is imperative that all open applications be submitted prior to 5:00pm ET, September 30, in order to be accepted into the online system and be eligible for consideration. In order to be fair to all who may nominate individuals for consideration for an ONS award, the September 30, 5:00pm ET deadline cannot be extended without prior authorization from the ONS Awards Advisory Panel and the ONS Board of Directors. If you have any questions regarding the ONS awards nomination process, please call the ONS Awards staff (412) 859-6403, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
TO NOMINATE ONLINE:
- Please read the "How To" instructions before accessing the online nomination.
- Register by creating a username and password on the Closerware Grantmaker site.
- Access the online nomination.