ONS Radiation eConference
Attend a National Learning Event From Home
Whether you're an experienced radiation oncology nurse or are caring for patients receiving radiation in another setting, you'll discover something new at this exciting virtual event.
- Learn more about the latest issues in radiation therapy.
- Connect—in real time—to speakers and other attendees.
- Meet with other radiation oncology nurses.
- Earn approximately 14.25 contact hours.
- Attend a national conference without leaving your hometown.
Learn Why a Virtual Conference Is for You!
Budgets are tight. You want—and need—quality education without the high costs of travel. That's exactly what the ONS Radiation eConference delivers.
Watch nationally renowned experts present live from the ONS National Office. Through an easy-to-use web-based platform, you'll be able to ask questions, interact with other attendees, and more without ever leaving your home or office. Plus, you can download the syllabus, slides, and other handouts and resources so that you have them at your fingertips. It's that simple.
Curious How It All Works? See for Yourself With a Free Guest Pass
Experience the platform now with a free guest pass. You'll be able to see our guest auditorium and meeting room and get a feel for navigating the system.
The guest pass will give you a test drive, but to participate in the eConference and have full access to the video streamed sessions, educational content, and networking opportunities, you'll need to register.
Discover What's New in Radiation Oncology
Approximately two-thirds of patients with cancer receive radiation therapy at some point in their care, and like all aspects of cancer care, radiation treatment is constantly changing. The ONS Radiation eConference features comprehensive information on the radiation-related issues affecting your, your patients, and your practice.
In addition to educational sessions, the Radiation eConference will give you the opportunity to interact virtually in real time with other attendees, speakers, and more.
Explore what's happening in radiation today and learn about advances that will help you to better care for your patients receiving this treatment.
The goal of the ONS Radiation eConference is to engage learners in discussions about current trends in radiation oncology and the role of the radiation nurse in these therapies.
- Summarize advances radiation therapy for use in disease and symptom management.
- Identify innovative strategies to improve patient and staff safety related to radiation therapy.
- Participate in discussions about the nursing role in providing and measuring quality care for individuals receiving radiation therapy.
Continuing Nursing Education
Attendees of the ONS Radiation eConference can earn continuing nursing education credit (approximately 14.25 contact hours). Participants must attend the entire conference and submit a completed evaluation by October 18, 2012 to receive CNE credit.
ONS is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.
ONS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #2850.
Accreditation as an ANCC Commission provider refers only to its continuing nursing education activities and does not imply ANCC Commission on Accreditation endorsement of any commercial products.
The contact hours earned from this educational opportunity qualify for initial oncology nursing certification and renewal via ONC-PRO. Visit www.oncc.org for complete details on oncology nursing certification.