Welcome to our Chapter's Home Page

Please join us for our 2017-2018 Dinner Programs - bring empty and clean prescription bottles to donate to M25M

Also - under our Chapter Resources tab, please use your Guest Pass - can be used once in a program year


Our next dinner program:

The February Dinner Program is approaching.  On Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Tamara Ward, Dietician, will present "Nutrition in the Development and Recurrence of Cancer" at Parker's Blue Ash Tavern.  As always, the cost for members is $5, nonmembers $20.  You can earn 1 contact hour of CNE. 

Get details and register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nutrition-in-the-development-and-recurrence-of-cancer-tickets-41980294190.  The registration deadline is 3 PM on 2/18/18

If you have questions, contact Sharon Sanker at sharonsanker@yahoo.com



 Parkers Blue Ash Tavern

 4200 Cooper Road

 Cincinnati, OH 45242


Presented by:

Tamara Ward RD, CSO, LD
Clinical Oncology Dietician
UC Health



Vendor and Non-Profit Registration Info for 2018 Products Fair

Vendor Registration Information: 


Please print and mail

 Any questions, please contact



For general info:



Cincinnati Tri-State Chapter Welcomes You!

 Welcome to the Cincinnati Tristate Chapter, (CTC-ONS.) which serves Southwest Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Southern Indiana. 

I would like you welcome you to the Cincinnati TriState Oncology Nursing Society website.  Our purpose is to share information, network, serve the community and educate the oncology nurses in the TriState area. We encourage you to join us in your journey in oncology nursing.

I’m looking forward to meeting and growing along with you as we explore the current evidence-based information being presented at our meetings.


Kim Blanton, MSN-Ed, RN OCN

President of the Cincinnati TriState Chapter of ONS



All RNs who join national ONS will also be local chapter member.  


“What are some benefits of belonging to the local chapter of ONS (CTC-ONS)?

There are MANY benefits!!  These include:

Continuing education and dinner programs (lower cost for members)
Education on current developments in oncology nursing practice
Networking opportunities locally, regionally, and nationally
CTC-ONS Newsletter 3 X / year
Membership directory
Professional development and mentoring
Eligibility for chapter awards.

Thanks for visiting our website.  See you at our next meeting!

Kim Blanton, MSN-Ed, RN OCN

President of the Cincinnati TriState Chapter of ONS




Awards/Nominations/Special Programs

Every year we give out 2 awards:  The Pearl Moore Career development Award and the Excellence in Oncology Nursing Award.  Both forms are located on our website under the awards tab. This is a wonderful opportunity to recognize our colleagues for their wonderful work they do every day.
Please review the applications, and consider nominating yourself or a colleague for these awards.
1)    Applications are due on Friday February 23rd, 2018.
2)    There are 2 letters of recommendation needed as part of the Excellence in Oncology Nursing Award.
These are both one time awards.
These awards will be given out at our Products Fair / Awards night / Dinner / Program on Thursday March 8, 2018
If you have any questions, or if you want to return the completed award applications, please contact:
Brenda Burns at  bren_nurse@yahoo.com

Note that Forms are under the AWARDS tab

Congratulations to our 2016 Award Recipients!!!: 


Pearl Moore Career Development Award Recipient-Michelle McQueen, who is a staff nurse on the inpatient oncology unit at Christ Hospital.


Excellence in Oncology Nursing Award Recipient- Andrea Cline, MSN, RN, OCN, who is an Oncology Clinical Educator and staff nurse in the Cancer Center at The Christ Hospital.




Certification News: Individual Learning Needs Assessment

Learn more about the ONCC's new method for renewing certification by going to http://www.oncc.org/ILNA and watching the video!