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  • 1.  New to ONS

    Posted 07-10-2019 14:01

    I am new to ONS and looking forward to beginning a new chapter in my younger nursing career. I am currently in the middle of chemo treatments myself which has compelled me to join this community and become certified with infusions to help people with cancer the way that nurses are making a difference for me. I look forward to really empathize with my patients to make a difference. I am very excited to start this new niche of nursing. I truly believe everything happens for a reason.

    Karen Martin
    Registered Nurse
    Banner Good Samaritan
    Phoenix AZ

  • 2.  RE: New to ONS

    Posted 07-11-2019 07:44
    Welcome to ONS.  Best wishes for you as you undergo treatment. You will find this group has an amazing amount of talent and is so willing to share information. If you need any information or guidance please do not hesitate to reach out.

    Janice Taylor RN BSN, OCN, BMTCN
    Manager BMT Program
    Geisinger Health System
    Danville, PA

  • 3.  RE: New to ONS

    Posted 08-09-2019 07:41
    Hi Karen my name is Desiree I am new to ONS. I am nursing student  also a BC survivor. I have 1.5 semesters left.  I want to become an infusion nurse once I graduate. Looking forward to learning so much from this community.

    Desiree Holly
    Brooklyn NY

  • 4.  RE: New to ONS

    Posted 08-12-2019 22:03
    sing Hello Everyone,

    My name is Tonya, I am a new member, currently a first-year Nursing Student, I am looking forward to learning and growing with the ONS family.
    I just enrolled in volunteer and shadow programs with 2 of my local hospitals, hoping to gain some additional knowledge as to better help serve the people in the community that I will someday be working for.

    Latonya Brackeen
    Snellville GA

  • 5.  RE: New to ONS

    Posted 08-13-2019 10:09
    ​Welcome to you both!
    ONS is a terrific resource, even for an old Heme/Onc nurse like myself (33 years in the business)...there are so many new treatments and medicines coming out that we all need to learn.
    Also, I highly recommend attending an ONS Congress as a student/newer oncology nurse; it can be overwhelming at first but, with good time management, there is a lot to learn and do! is a wonderfully rewarding career!
    Anne Marie

    Anne Marie Haynes RN,OCN,JD
    Hematology Practice Nurse
    MGH North Shore Cancer Center
    Danvers, MA  01923

    Anne Marie Haynes RN, OCN, JD
    Hematology Practice Nurse
    MGH/North Shore Cancer Center
    Danvers, MA 01923

  • 6.  RE: New to ONS

    Posted 08-17-2019 10:14
    Hi Karen!
    Welcome to ONS and the ONS Communities!
    Best wishes as you complete your treatment and don't hesitate to reach out if you need resources!
    Kind regards,

    Darcy Burbage DNP AOCN
    Supportive and Palliative Care Nurse Navigator
    Newark DE

  • 7.  RE: New to ONS

    Posted 08-17-2019 12:58
    Thank you, Darcy.

    I appreciate your kind words and warm welcome.

    karen 😊

    Karen Martin
    Registered Nurse
    Banner Good Samaritan
    Phoenix AZ