Jul 26, 2012

Brown is ONS Cancer Chemotherapy Course Trainer

GREENVILLE – Jill Brown, RN, BSN, OCN, of Wayne HealthCare, in Greenville, Ohio, has been appointed as an official trainer for the Oncology Nursing Society Cancer Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Course, a comprehensive review for nurses who administer chemotherapy.

The ONS Cancer Chemotherapy & Biotherapy Course is an in-depth program that provides registered nurses with the information they need to safely administer chemotherapy. The ONS Cancer Chemotherapy & Biotherapy Course is taught throughout the United States, as well as internationally, by approximately 1300 trainers. More than 80,000 nurses have attended this course since 1998.

To become an ONS Cancer Chemotherapy & Biotherapy Course Trainer, registered nurses must be currently certified in oncology, have a minimum of two years experience in administering chemotherapy, and complete a trainer course. These highly qualified trainers assist ONS in setting standards of excellence in cancer care.

Trainers are required to present at least one ONS Cancer Chemotherapy & Biotherapy Course per year, maintain a specified average on course evaluations, and comply with other course standards. To ensure the integrity of the program, trainers and courses are periodically audited by ONS.

Oncology Nursing Society is a professional organization of more than 37,000 registered nurses and other healthcare professionals committed to excellence in oncology nursing and to leading the transformation of cancer care by initiating and actively supporting educational, legislative, and public awareness efforts to improve the care of people with cancer. ONS provides nurses and healthcare professionals with access to the highest quality educational programs, cancer care resources, research opportunities, and networks for peer support. Learn more at www.ons.org.

Jill will be holding classes for registered nurses who are interested in a comprehensive review and who have at least six months of oncology nursing experience. To register for class, contact Jill Brown, RN, BSN, OCN, 547-5079 or email jill.brown@waynehealthcare.org.

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