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Oncology nurses showcase ‘passion for excellence’ at 40th ONS Congress

Oncology nurses showcase ‘passion for excellence’ at 40th ONS Congress
HemOnc Today, June 25, 2015
Paula T. Rieger, RN, MSN, CAE, FAAN

The Oncology Nursing Society 40th Annual Congress brought together more than 3,000 nurses with a passion for excellence in the care they provide, as well as a desire to network with peers and learn the latest oncology nursing research to support that care.

As a nurse with more than 30 years of experience, it was both personally and professionally rewarding to reflect on how both the organization and the specialty of oncology nursing have grown since the society formed in 1975.

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Oncology nurses showcase ‘passion for excellence’ at 40th ONS Congress

HemOnc Today, June 25, 2015
Paula T. Rieger, RN, MSN, CAE, FAAN
The Oncology Nursing Society 40th Annual Congress brought together more than 3,000 nurses with a passion for excellence in the care they provide, as…
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