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Upcoming Events

ONS Spring Conference

UPDATE: The ONS Spring Conference has been rescheduled for Fall 2021 due to changes in circumstances with COVID-19. 

The Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society is holding its 34th annual spring conference on March 21, 2020, at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick, RI. Members, nonmembers, students, and retired nurses are all welcome! Topics will include: chemotherapy best practices; interactions of vitamins, supplements, herbs, and marijuana with chemotherapy; clinical grading criteria; managing oncologic emergencies; and a keynote speech by cancer survivor and healthcare speaker Diana Jordan. 

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Past Events

Lung Cancer Screening Roundtable

The Partnership is pleased to be a collaborative partner for the upcoming live webinar Future of Lung Cancer Screening for All Communities in Rhode Island: Where We Are and Where We Need to Be taking place on Thursday, June 17, 2021, from 12:00 PM- 1:30 PM.

Target Audience
This activity is designed for primary care physicians, oncologists, physician assistants, registered nurses, community health education specialists, social workers, respiratory therapists, tobacco treatment specialists, and other allied members of the healthcare team caring for patients at risk for lung cancer.

Credit Designation

  • Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.

  • Physician Assistants/Nurse Practitioners: Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for 1.5 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.

  • Nursing Continuing Education: This activity has been submitted to Northeast Multi-State Division (NE-MSD) for approval to award nursing contact hours. 

  • Respiratory Therapist Accreditation: An application has been submitted to the American Association for Respiratory Care. 

  • Social Work Continuing Education: An application has been submitted to the National Association of Social Workers Rhode Island Chapter.

  • Certified Health Education Specialist Accreditation: This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) up to 1.5 total Category I contact education contact hours.