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Sao Paolo, Brazil (Sep 6-7, 2019) | Breast cancer expert needed to lecture

Signup Deadline: 05-31-2019
Starts: 06-01-2019
Ends: 09-27-2019


If this is of interest, log in the the ONS Communities and respond by May 31st.

ONS is collaborating with the Brazilian Society of Nurses in Oncology and Hematology (ABREFOH) on a cancer nursing conference, September 6-7 in Sao Paolo, Brazil. 700+ Brazilian nurses are expected to attend this meeting.


We are looking for an ONS member

  • to prepare and present on antineoplastic extravasation and
  • to provide evidence-based recommendations for optimal care during a Breast Cancer Ground Round discussion.



  • Ability to present in Portuguese is a plus, but not a requirement
  • Proven expertise in the listed topics
  • Willing to meet deadlines, and independently plan, prepare, evaluate and provide nursing perspective in guideline development process
  • Must be adaptable and possess cultural humility
  • Ability to travel for 5 days
  • Must be an ONS member in good standing.


ONS and organizers will pay for economy airfare, hotel, meals and offer a modest honorarium. No visa is required for US citizens traveling to Brazil. One other ONS speaker and two ONS staff will accompany you on this trip.

Time commitment:

Time investment per expert



# of hours

Planning calls with ONS / Organizers

1 hr every 2 weeks

16 wks


Slide preparation & Triaging of issues. Assumptions:
- two 30-min presentations

1 hr of content; assuming 6 hrs of prep per 1 hr of content



Travel preparation


4 hrs


Time at meeting (various activities)

2 days (excl travel time)

16 hrs


Evaluation & Follow-up

3 hrs








Grand Total




Selection process (with interview and reference check) will take place mid-May; applicants will be notified by late May.

Please feel free to share with colleagues that may have an interest. Thank you!

Volunteers Needed:

1 (1 open slot)

Experience Required:

10+ Years Nursing Experience




Stefan Terwindt, MBA