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Pharmacia and Upjohn Quality of Life Award

To recognize and reward outstanding papers on nursing and quality of life issues by members of ONS.

Amount Awarded: $1000

Number Awarded: 1 each year.

Duration: Annually.

Eligibility: This competition is open to RNs and members of the society. For the purposes of this award, quality of life is defined as the subjective and multidimensional aspects of a patient and family's appraisal of and satisfaction with the current level of physical, emotional, and social functioning. Research papers may address conceptual issues, research issues, ethical issues, or practice issues. The work should have appeared in the previous year's volume of Oncology Nursing Forum. Selection is based on the significance of the issues to nursing, the clarity of the description of the issues, their relevance to quality of life, background information, and supporting rationale or investigative methods.

Contact Information:
Oncology Nursing Press, Inc.
501 Holiday Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
Fax: 412/921-6565