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Impact of Opioid Use Disorder Epidemic: Implications for Current Nursing Practice

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Speaker: Meryle Bemnet, RN, MSN, OCN
Date: Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
Time: 5:30 – 6:00 Registration / Networking
6:00 – 6:30 Membership Meeting
6:30 – 7:30 Program
Location: Artisan’s Restaurant
3201 Louisiana Street
Houston, Texas 77006TO


Questions: Jessica Bailey @ 225-773-9147

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HCONS Membership Meeting


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January Meeting

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Pre-Register / RSVP to  Demetria “Dee” Marks

via  email @

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ONS Congress Scholarship



The Houston Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society (HCONS) is offering 3 competitive scholarships for HCONS members in good standing who are interested in learning more about oncology nursing at the ONS Annual Congress, April 28 –  May 1, 2015. The scholarship amount will pay up to $1000.00. The award will be paid when original expense receipts (not reimbursed by another entity) are received. Applications must be received by Friday February 5, 2016

. All entries are to be submitted via the HCONS website at HCONS ONS Congress Application Form

1. Submit a paragraph about one of the following:

a. Describe what is most challenging to you about oncology nursing practice.

b. How do you expect to use what you learn at Congress?

2. The completed online application must be submitted by Friday February 5, 2016 

3.  If any questions, please contact Donna Gerber  or Oguna Taylor

The recipient will be announced on March 16, 2016 @ HCONS Membership meeting. Payment will be provided upon receipt (submit receipts directly to Colleen Jernigan of the original receipts not reimbursed by another entity. Eligible expenses include registration fees, airfare and hotel costs up to $1000.

 ONS Congress Application Form

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Third Biennial Advances in Cancer Survivorship Practice

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Endocrine Resistance in Advanced Breast Cancer


Endocrine Resistance in Advanced Breast Cancer: A Case Study for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals

Novartis and ONS:Edge invite you to attend a dinner presentation and discussion where you will learn about endocrine resistance in advanced breast cancer and a potential treatment option. Through a representative case study of a patient with advanced breast cancer, this presentation will review:

  • Disease progression
  • Efficacy and safety information about a potential treatment option
  • Educational resources for patients

Date:          November 3, 2015

Location:  Smith & Wollensky

4007 Westheimer at Highland Village

Houston, TX 77027

Time:         6:00 pm Registration

6:30 pm Program Start

Speaker:   Helena Iannaccone, RN, MSN, NP

Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders

Fort Worth, TX




Call: 877-588-EDGE (3343) or 412-859-6108

Note: No continuing nursing education (CNE) contact hours will be awarded.

Novartis Pharmaceuticals CorporationEast Hanover, New Jersey 07936-1080

© 2015 Novartis


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BELEODAQ (belinostat) HDAC inhibitor for Peripheral T-Cell lymphoma

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SOHO 2015 NURSE100

24.25 Nursing Contact Hours….AND IT IS FREE!!!

The Society of Hematologic Oncology (SOHO) 2015 Annual Meeting, is scheduled for September 16 – 19, 2015 at the Hilton Americas Hotel in Houston, Texas.  View the program and agenda online at


Please follow these step to receive your complimentary registration:


  1. Go to the website’s registration page at and click on “SOHO 2015 Online Registration”.
  2. On the main registration page, check the “Registration” box as a nurse and complete the registration
  3. At the end of the registration a coupon code field will appear. Enter “NURSE100” to receive the complimentary registration.


After the registration process, there is a link to the Hilton Americas-Houston room reservations, or you can call the hotel directly at (713) 739-8000 and refer to the Society of Hematologic Oncology 2015 Annual Conference.

You may download a PDF copy of the program by clicking here.

In addition, a complete list of speakers is available for viewing by clicking here.

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Updates in Cancer Risk Factors and Prevention 2-Day Seminar

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Download Eucharia program flier Here


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