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Pharmacia and Upjohn Excellence in Oncology Nursing Private Practice Award

To recognize and reward excellence in private practice oncology nursing in the office setting by members of ONS.

Amount Awarded: $2000

Number Awarded: 1 each year.

Duration: Annually.

Deadline: August of each year.

Eligibility: Nominees for this award should be oncology nurses who have demonstrated initiative in developing creative programs that improve the quality of life for patients and their families. The candidate must be an RN and member of the society who meets all of the following criteria: currently practices in an oncology nursing office setting; demonstrates excellence in providing direct patient care; identifies needs of patients/families; designs and implements innovative strategies to meet the identified needs; demonstrates community cancer-related involvement; implements programs using creative presentation techniques and appropriate evaluation methods; and serves as a role model for other nurses.

Contact Information:
Oncology Nursing Society
501 Holiday Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
412/921-7373
Fax: 412/921-6565
member@ons.org
www.ons.org