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Oncology Nursing Society Annual Conference - Washington, D.C.

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With five educational tracks at this year's ONS Congress The Oncology Nursing Society's 43rd Annual Conference, Nurses can base their education on the needs of the patients and their practice, all while earning up to 30 CNE contact hours.

Oncology Nursing Society Annual Conference - Washington, D.C.

On May 17 - 20, 2018, come join more than 4000 fellow nurses who care about their professional development at the ONS Congress The Oncology Nursing Society's 43rd Annual Conference. This year's conference will be at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

Earn 30 Contact Hours

Not only will you be able to network, you will learn about the latest cancer treatments and symptom management. Be an advocate for your patients and for your profession! You can earn up to 30 contact hours of continuing nursing education if all sessions are completed in their entirety and you complete your program evaluation.


Registration Information [button=https://profile.ons.org/?destination=sso/congress]Register Now!![/button]

Early Bird must be registered by March 29, 2018

  • Member - $495
  • Nonmember - $760
  • Student/Retired/physically challenged - $278

Regular Registration

  • Member - $605
  • Nonmember - $910
  • Student/Retired/physically challenged - $303

Daily Rates

  • Member - Th/Fri/Sat $220; Sun $110
  • Nonmembers Daily Rates - Th/Fr/Sat $335; Sun $170
  • Student Daily Rate - Th/Fr/Sat $110; Sun $60

Guest Passes

It is $10 a day for guests, $15 for full conference. This is for learning hall only.


Refund requests must be done in writing by March 30, 2018 for full refund minus $55 processing fee. After March 30, the refund is 50% minus the $55 processing fee.

Session Information

There is something for everyone, advanced practice, clinical, management, general ... and MORE! View the Schedule.

Track Offerings

Advanced Practice

  • Filling the Shoes: The Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Genomics: The Future of Cancer Care
  • Crucial Conversations Among Generations: Does Age Matter?

Clinical Practice

  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation: A Case Based Approach
  • Best of ONS Abstracts: Clinical Practice
  • Adverse Events: When the Nurse Becomes the Second Victim


  • Career Hot Topics: Learning From Member Discussions
  • Cancer Nursing Hot Topics: Learning from Member Discussion
  • Planning Your Financial Future: A Guide to Making Your Money Last


  • Professional Boundaries in the Age of Social Media
  • Professional Incivility: A Workplace in Need of Care
  • Succession Planning for the Bedside: Filling the Knowledge Gap

NEW - Specialty Track: Radiation

For Nurses working in radiation and Nurses who care for patients who have received or will receive radiation treatment.

May 16, 2018 Preconference

Managing Moral Distress, Skills Lab, Radiation, and Research are some of the subjects that will be offered at the preconference.

Take time to visit the Learning Hall to get the best networking experience possible. Share best practices, visit with exhibitors, and make sure you take advantage of the Career Fair Pavilion. At the Pavillion have your resume reviewed by experts, talk with organizations looking to hire, and join a professional development workshop. There will also be an Attendee Networking Area, Clinical Chats, and Networking Roundtable Discussions.

Bring your family or friends to explore Washington and learn from the best in the Oncology field. Schedule your sessions and workshops to fit your needs and take advantage of the Pavillion, exhibitors, and resume workshops. To help you make up your mind, check out the ONS Congress BLOG conversations and Poster Presentations.

Hotel Information

Marriott Marquis

901 Massachusetts Ave.

NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

Phone: 202-824-9288


  • Single or double - $370.41 (incl tax)
  • Triple - $395.69 (incl tax)
  • Quad - $420.97 (incl tax)
  • Other hotels are available on the website

Travel Information

Oncology Nursing Society

125 Enterprise Drive

Pittsburgh, PA 15275

Phone: 866-257-4ONS

Available Airports

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

2401 Smith Blvd

Arlington, VA 22202

Phone: 703-417-8000

Dulles International Airport

1 Saarinen Circle

Dulles, VA 20166

Phone: 703-572-2700

Baltimore/Washington International Airport

7035 Elm Rd.

Baltimore, MD

Phone: 410-859-7111


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