Welcome to the Chicago Chapter of ONS!
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
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
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 email@example.com
This is a promotional educational presentation, no CEs will be provided.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 Chapter Awards and Program
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Carol Knop email@example.com
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
7:30 am to 5pm Program
Includes breakfast and lunch
Learners can earn up to 6 credits/contact hours
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
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
FOR MORE INFO
or call 800-500-9976
2016 Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology (APSHO) Annual Meeting
November 3-6, 2016
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
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
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
firstname.lastname@example.org or at 757-343-0314