Oncology Nursing Society

The beginning of Oncology Nursing Society started with the first National Cancer Nursing Research Conference, supported by the ANA and ACS in 1973. This conference urged and offered an opportunity to a small group of oncology nurses to meet and discuss the necessity of a national organization to support oncology profession.

In 1975, ONS was officially incorporated and soon became a leader in cancer care. Today, this society includes 231 chapters and 27 special interest groups. It is not only concentrated to United States of America, but offers information and education to nurses around the world. The Society also has credit for playing an active role in advocacy activities at the local, state, national, and international levels.

The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) is a professional organization, constituting more than 35,000 registered nurses and other healthcare providers. The members are dedicated to achieve excellence in patient care, education, research, and administration in oncology nursing.

The mission of ONS is to p promote excellence in oncology nursing and quality cancer care. The vision of the society is to make complete transformation of cancer care and lead to achieve this goal. The core value of the society is inherent qualities, such as Integrity, Innovation, Stewardship, Advocacy, Excellence, and Inclusiveness.

The Board of Oncology Nursing Society comprises of elected officers and directors. The officers can also be nominated for President-elect, Secretary, and Treasurer. Six board directors are nominated from active membership, who can also be ex officio members as determined by the Board. The board membership can be classified in eight categories, consisting of Active, Senior, Physically Challenged, International Tiered, Student, Associate, Sustaining, and Honorary.

There are diverse group of professionals in ONS, representing various professionals with different roles, such as professionals, practice settings, and subspecialty practice areas. All level nurse members can be highly benefited by the useful information and opportunities furnished by the society in all practice settings, and in all subspecialties.

The contact information of Oncology Nursing Society is as follows:

Oncology Nursing Society

125 Enterprise Drive Pittsburgh, PA15275
866-257-4ONS (866-257-4667)
412-859-6100
877-369-5497 (toll free fax)
412-859-6162 (fax)
customer.service@ons.org

Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation

125 Enterprise Drive Pittsburgh, PA15275
877-769-ONCC
412-859-6104
412-859-6168 (fax)
oncc@ons.org
oncc.org

ONS:Edge

125 Enterprise Drive Pittsburgh, PA15275
1-877-588-EDGE
412-859-6108
412-859-6163 (fax)
ONSEdge@ons.org http://www.onsedge.com/

ONS Foundation

125 Enterprise Drive Pittsburgh, PA15275
866-257-4ONS (866-257-4667)
412-859-6100
877-369-5497 (toll free fax)
412-859-6163 (fax)

Email: customer.service@ons.org or call 866-257-4ONS (866-257-4667)
Monday through Friday 9 am-5 pm (ET).