PITTSBURGHThe Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Board of Directors has announced the 12th Annual Oncology Nursing Day and Month celebration to recognize oncology nurses and to increase awareness of the specialty. The celebration kicks off on Thursday, May 4, 2006, on Oncology Nursing Day, during the Opening Ceremony of the Society's 31st Annual Congress in Boston, Massachusetts, and continues until May 31, 2006.
Oncology Nursing Month has been designed to recognize oncology nurses, to educate the public about oncology nursing, to provide an opportunity for special educational events for oncology nurses, and to celebrate the accomplishments of oncology nurses. A brochure with tips on how to promote Oncology Nursing Month is available on the Society's website at www.ons.org.
Look for comprehensive coverage of oral presentations, lectures, and posters from the Society's 31st Annual Congress in upcoming issues of ONI.