Welcome to the Chicago Chapter of ONS!

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The Chicago Chapter invites you to browse our Virtual Community site

and participate in our events and other offerings.  This is your local ONS connection. 

Find out about our membership, leadership, meetings, events, newsletter, and much more. 

2016 CCONS CHAPTER AWARDS

It’s time again to recognize our members! 

 

CCONS has several awards available this year.

Nominate yourself or a colleague.

 

The deadline for all award applications is October 15.

 

To download Award descriptions and application instructions, click here

 

Award winners will be announced at the membership meeting on November 3.

 

For Questions contact

Carol Knop, CCONS Director at Large

773-339-2798

csknop@comcast.net

 


Click here to read about the 2016 ONS Leadership Weekend held in Pittsburgh July 29-31.

 

 


 

CCONS 2016 Leadership

Seated: Lisa Hartle, Gina Menyah, Carol Knop, Maggie Smith

Standing:  AnnMarie Keenan, Katharine Szubski, Joseph Tariman, Tara Gehring, Mary Lappe

Not pictured: Kurt Kausch, Denise Friesema, Maryjo Osowski, Bev Caraher

 


Upcoming CCONS Events


CCONS Presents 

Venetoclax Clinical Nursing Overview

Louise Kressly, MSN, MBA, ANP

 Oncology Nurse Educator 

Abbvie US Medical Affairs

 Tuesday, October 18, 2016 

Registration and Dinner: 6:00 - 6:30 PM 

CCONS announcements: 6:30 – 6:40 PM 

Educational presentation: 6:45 - 7:45 PM 

 

Location: Francesca’s Vicinato-Palos Park 

 

12960 South La Grange Road, Palos Park, IL 60464 

 

Please RSVP to louise.kressly@abbvie.com 

 

This is a promotional educational presentation, no CEs will be provided.

 


 

 Thursday, November 3, 2016  Chapter Awards and Program

Location TBD

  


 IF YOU WOULD LIKE CCONS TO POST AN EDUCATIONAL EVENT, PLEASE FILL OUT THE CCONS VC EVENT POSTING FORM BY CLICKING HERE  AND SUBMIT IT TO

Bev Caraher bcaraher@msn.com or Carol Knop csknop@comcast.net 

You may attach your own flyer for us to provide a hyperlink, but you must also fill out the required posting form. 


 

Other CE Events that may be of interest to our members

Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology (APSHO) Regional Lecture Series

Multiple Myeloma and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Saturday, October 8, 2016

7am Registration

7:30 am to 5pm Program

Includes breakfast and lunch

Learners can earn up to 6 credits/contact hours

Faculty:

Brittany Beach, MS, PA-C

Kevin Brigle, PhD, ANP

Kristi Orbaugh, MSN, RNP, AOCN

Jean Ridgeway, DNP, NP-C, AOCN

Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites Chicago O'Hare Rosemont

10233 W Higgins Rd

Rosemont, IL 60018

For agenda and registration info, click here


 Academy of Oncology Nurse and Patient Navigators presents

"Best Practices in Lung Cancer Navigation"

October 22, 2016

Loews Chicago Rosemont

Rosemont, IL

7am to 4pm

No fee for this CE Event

Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare (AKH, Inc) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.  This activity is awarded 6.25 contact hours.

Register today at www.etouches.com/bplcn


 ANNUAL NORTH AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL FORUM ON LYMPHOMA

 OCTOBER 28-30, 2016

 CHICAGO

 FOR MORE INFO

 www.lymphoma.org/EdForum

 or call 800-500-9976


 2016 Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology (APSHO) Annual Meeting 

November 3-6, 2016

Washington, DC

Earn up to 18 CE credits/contact hours

To register go to www.jadprolive.com


 19th Annual Oncology Nursing Conference

"Inspiring Leadership in Oncology Nursing"

Friday, November 18, 2016

8:30 am to 6:30 pm

Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Feinberg Pavilion

251 E Huron St

Chicago, IL 60611

Topics include: Nursing Leadership: Competencies and Lifelong Learning,Oncologic Emergencies, Cancer Employment Rights, OCN Certification, Cancer Genetics, Melanoma, Oral Oncolytics, Survivorship, Sexuality, Radiation, Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST)

This activity has been submitted to the Ohio Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours.  The Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91) is an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

For more information or to register go to

www.cancer.northwestern.edu/nursing

 

Other Non-CE/Promotional Programs That May be of Interest to our Members

 Ipsen invites you to a Promotional Dinner Program on

Somatuline Depot (Lanreotide) Injection: Approved for the treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (GEP-NETs)

Presented by: Lisa Francisco, BSN, RN, OCN

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Registration: 6:30 pm

Presentation:  7:00 pm

Hugo's Frog Bar and Fish House

1024 N Rush St

Chicago, IL 60611

Seating limited.  RSVP ASAP to Oxana Bartholomew at

oxana.bartholomew@ipsen.com or at 757-343-0314