Leonard Mafrica, CAE, is executive director of communications and publisher for the Oncology Nursing Society
, based in Pittsburgh.
Strategies have been suggested by many groups (Buerhaus, Staiger, & Auerbach, 2000c; Oncology Nursing Society
, 2001) aimed at helping health care organizations meet these challenges by concentrating on increasing the future supply of nurses, improving the image of nursing, rebuilding the infrastructure supporting nurses in the workplace, providing assistance to nursing education programs to maintain their capacity, revising Medicare and Medicaid policies for financially supporting education for advanced-practice nursing services in both inpatient and outpatient settings, and many others.
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Organizations participating in the inaugural meeting included the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Georgia Chapter of the American Association of Neurology Nurses, Georgia Council of PeriOperative Registered Nurses, Georgia Society of Legal Nurse Consultants, Atlanta Black Nurses Association, Georgia Association of Nurse Educators, Georgia Hospice & Palliative Care, Georgia Organization of Nurse Leaders, Georgia Chapter of the International Association of Forensic Nurses, Georgia Chapter of the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists, Oncology Nursing Society
, United Advanced Practice Registered Nurses of Georgia, Georgia Chapter of the Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurses Society and the Georgia Association of School Nurses.
28-May 1 The 30th Annual Congress of the Oncology Nursing Society
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The board and staff of Oncology Education Services, Inc., a for profit subsidiary of the Oncology Nursing Society
, Pittsburgh, can clearly relate to much of what was discussed in the article.
Meier is a member of the American Nurses Association, the Maryland Nurses Association, the Oncology Nursing Society
, Chesapeake Nurse Attorneys, the Maryland Women's Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.
The QCP seal designates those practices that not only scored high on the key QOPI quality measures, but meet rigorous chemotherapy safety standards established by ASCO and the Oncology Nursing Society