Learn How ONS Supports You

We enjoyed connecting with you and look forward to continued collaboration. The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) is dedicated to supporting both healthcare organizations and individual oncology nurses with customized solutions to the challenges they face in day-to-day practice. ONS’s innovative products, evidence-based resources, and professional development opportunities are designed to enhance your capabilities. Whether you’re looking to elevate your organization’s oncology care or seeking personal and professional growth, ONS is here to support you. Explore how ONS can be your trusted source in achieving excellence in oncology nursing. 

Products for Institutions

ONS Oncology Nurse Orientation Program™  
The comprehensive course streamlines education for nurses new to oncology. The program incorporates feedback from cancer centers and ONS members to provide the interactive delivery of complex knowledge with preceptor-led activities.  

ONS All-Access™
Enhance professional development within your institution with clinical care resources, education, and publications available through ONS All-Access™, a new purchasing program, that features volume discount pricing. Contact us to learn more about how ONS All-Access can meet your organizational needs. 

Institutions contact us to learn more about advancing your practice with the latest in oncology. 

Courses and Clinical Resources

Explore carefully curated resources related to more than 20 different critical topics in oncology nursing to help improve your practice and patient care with ONS’s Learning Libraries. From direct-care resources and evidence-based practices to prioritizing your own well-being and growing your leadership skills, ONS’s plethora of ever-expanding learning libraries can help you cultivate your professional growth. 

ONS courses incorporate evidence-based content, clinical expertise, and patient preferences and values into easy-to-follow formats to help you learn the best practices in caring for patients with cancer. Many ONS courses also offer NCPD contact hours, helping you pave the way to continuing education and certification.  

Huddle Cards provide bite-sized education in an easy-to-understand, one-page resource. The cards focus on topics relevant to oncology nursing such as safe handling and scope and standards of practice. 

ONS Guidelines™ provide evidence-based symptom management recommendations for patient care. They have been reviewed and accepted by the Emergency Care Research Institute Guidelines Trust®, a publicly available web-based repository of objective, evidence-based clinical practice guideline content. 

The drug reference sheets in ONS Voice are quick guides to newly-approved therapies or drugs with new indications. The resource from ONS clinical staff provides information through a nursing lens and includes the drug’s indication, side-effect profile, nursing considerations, patient education talking points, and more. Additionally, add to your repertoire of knowledge on cancer drugs with Oral Chemotherapy Education and Intravenous Cancer Treatment Education sheets—created in part by ONS, the National Community Oncology Dispensing Association, Inc., Association of Community Cancer Centers, and Hematology Oncology Pharmacy Association.

Publications and Podcast

ONS offers a full catalog of books and periodicals covering a wide range of topics to support nurses as they transform cancer care. Enhance your practice and develop your skills by reading the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, Oncology Nursing Forum, and ONS Voice.  

You can also tune in and tune up your practice with the Oncology Nursing Podcast. ONS’s popular podcast features weekly episodes with subject matter experts from all facets of oncology care. Episodes focus on topics such as leadership, clinical practice, and even how to become involved within ONS. 

Professional Membership and Volunteering

More than 35,000 oncology nurses worldwide have chosen ONS as their professional home. ONS membership connects you and your staff with the expert-driven support and clinical resources needed to provide essential, quality care to your patients.  

Connect with colleagues through ONS membership: 

  • Explore a virtual community of oncology nursing peers across the country and around the world for shared experiences and expertise in the ONS Communities.  
  • Receive exclusive access to ONS's Clinical Helpdesk to find answers to frequently asked clinical questions and submit your own question to be answered by our Oncology Clinical Specialist team.
  • Get involved in your community with more than 200 local ONS chapters.  
  • Help shape the future of ONS through chapter and national board leadership positions. 

Learn more about how you can get involved through volunteer opportunities.

In-Person and Virtual Conferences

ONS Congress®, ONS’s signature in-person conference, is the largest and most comprehensive conference dedicated to oncology nursing.  It features extensive learning opportunities, including dynamic educational sessions covering a wide range of hot topics in the industry, ample networking opportunities, peer-to-peer learning opportunities, a robust learning hall, and more. At ONS Congress, you can share your experiences, network with other dedicated oncology nurses, and learn from educational sessions geared toward advancing quality care and best practices in the care of patients with cancer.  

ONS’s premier virtual event, ONS Bridge™, features extensive evidence-based educational sessions led by experts in the field and allows attendees to earn contact hours and connect with peers and industry experts, all from the comfort of their home or office.  

Group discount pricing is available, so make plans to register your staff to attend these conferences. 

Interested in exhibiting or sponsoring one or both of these events? Learn more.    


The Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC) offers nationally accredited, oncology-specific certification programs. Oncology nursing certification validates a nurse has specialized knowledge and experience in cancer care. Certification makes a difference—to patients who want knowledgeable nurses, to employers who want qualified and experienced staff, and to individual nurses who want to demonstrate their knowledge.

ONS offers several courses and bundles to support nurses who are working towards specialty certification. In addition, ONS members save up to $120 on oncology nursing certifications offered through ONCC.  

Advocacy and Health Policy

Advocacy is one of ONS’s core values and reflects the Society’s dedication to supporting patients with cancer and the oncology nursing profession. Influence health policy by advocating for your patients and your profession and provide your unique perspective to policymakers. Get involved and make your voice heard by taking a stand on the healthcare issues that affect oncology nurses. 

Scholarships and Grants

The Oncology Nursing Foundation offers a variety of awards, grants, and scholarships to support oncology nurses, ensuring that they will play a critical role in advancing patient care for years to come.    

To learn more or apply, visit onfgivesback.org