Shaping the future of oncology nursing
President of US-based Oncology Nursing Society Susan M. Schneider talks about the challenges facing the profession.
Oncology nurses need to advocate for accessible, affordable, quality care for their patients,says Susan M. Schneider
What does your job involve?
I am president of the US-based Oncology Nursing Society (ONS), a professional organisation of more than 39,000 members committed to promoting excellence in oncology nursing and the transformation of cancer care. This is a volunteer leadership position within the organisation. As president, I lead the board in oversight of strategic initiatives that advance oncology nursing and quality cancer care. I balance my ONS presidency with my role as an associate professor, lead faculty for oncology nursing at Duke University School of Nursing in North Carolina.
What do you enjoy most about your role?
Working with amazing oncology nurses from all over the United States....
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