WELCOME TO THE COLUMBUS CHAPTER ONCOLOGY NURSING SOCIETY


Serving Columbus, Ohio and the surrounding area for 30 years.

 

CCONS ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION


1984-2014: 30 years of CCONS

Bowties & Pearls:

Celebrating CCONS' past, present, & future!

  May 17, 2014, 6-11pm

Longaberger Alumni House

Please help us celebrate!

(Cocktail attire)

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CCONS: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE


  THE PAST…          
In 1981, Ruth Bope Dangel, Carolyn Battles and Beverly Nicholson met at Ruth’s home to discuss the possibility of forming a group of oncology nurses.
In February of 1982, an organizational meeting was held at the Columbus Cancer Clinic on Thomas Lane and the petition for a charter was made.
In March of 1982, CCONS held its first program.
 
 
     CCONS HISTORY HIGHLIGHTS
 
1983 Published the first newsletter: ONCO (Oncology Nurses of Central Ohio)
1984 Submitted application to become an official ONS Chapter
1985 Established scholarship fund and nursing outreach program to provide education to rural hospitals in Ohio
1990 Held first annual all-day spring conference, “Nursing in the Nineties, From Surviving to Thriving”
1993 Received Newsletter Award (Best Design)
1993 Received Cetus Chapter Excellence Award
1993 First Outreach Ohio Mentorship Day
1995 Received ONS Public Education Grant
2000 Received ONS grant for: Improving End of Life Care at the Community Level
2001-2003 Received ONS Lung Cancer Education Grant
2005 Received the Chapter Newsletter Award for medium chapter
2006-Initiation of the Annual Breast Health Fashion Show
2008 Certificate of Recognition to CCONS “Keeping the Chapter Leadership Sailing Smoothly Towards the ONS Mothership” (Outreach Ohio Funding)
2009 Outstanding Chapter Recruitment and Retention Award to CCONS Membership Committee
2011 Received ONS Chapter Excellence Award
2011 Received the (LifeCare Alliance) Columbus Cancer Clinic Home Care Services Spirit  Award
2012 Pearl Moore Making a Difference Team Achievement Award presented to Community Outreach Committee/ ONS (37th Annual Congress)
2012 ONS Newsletter Award for Large Chapter
2013 Received ONS/Lilly grant for Outreach Ohio conference 
 
   THE PRESENT….
The Columbus Chapter is celebrating 30 years of a history rich in leadership, mentorship and education.  We have blossomed from the vision of 12 extraordinary women into a chapter, of amazing oncology nurses who advocate for our patients, our colleagues and our chapter.  With patients at the very core of our being, we continue to grow and develop to be the best we can be.
 
                      THE FUTURE… ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES!                      

 


2014 CCONS SPRING CONFERENCE



CCONS would like to thank our conference planning committee for another fabulous spring conference.

We would also like to thank our vendors and Bridgewater Conference Center for hosting us again.

CCONS especially would like to thank all of those who attended this year's event!!!

SAVE THE DATE!    March 26 & 27, 2015 SAVE THE DATE!

We will leave the 2014 presentations posted on our website for your use for the next 30 days.

Click to upload or print our Conference Brochure 

Click for the following Conference Presentations...

List of Objectives

THURSDAY

Perspectives on Survivorship

HPV and Cancer

FRIDAY

Legislative Health Reform 

Reflections on the End of Life 

 Professional Development 

Cancer Services & Resources