Oncology Nursing Society Journal Receives Silver Awards in Publishing Competition

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Deborah Mayer
Deborah Mayer

The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) has been recognized for its publishing excellence by the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE). ONS’s Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing (CJON) received two silver awards from ASHPE’s 2013 awards competition.

•  Best Signed Editorial for “Seeing Pink” by Deborah Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN®, FAAN

•  Best Peer-Reviewed Journal for the June, August, and October 2012 issues

“I am thrilled that our journal was recognized and honored by ASHPE,” said Mayer. “It takes a village of staff and volunteers to produce this clinically relevant and meaningful publication. Our goal is to improve the care of patients with cancer and to mentor new authors, so it is meaningful to be recognized in this way.”

CJON is an official publication of ONS and is directed to the practicing nurse specializing in the care of patients with an actual or potential diagnosis of cancer. The CJONmission is to provide practical information necessary to care for patients and their families across the cancer continuum and to develop publication skills in oncology nurses.

ASHPE is dedicated to enhancing the knowledge and skills of healthcare publication editors and thereby expanding their value to, and contribution of, the publications they serve. ASHPE is committed to fostering the highest ethical standards in management; rewarding excellence in publications development and editorial performance; and serving as an authority on evolving trends in the healthcare publishing sector.

ONS is a professional association of more than 35,000 members committed to promoting excellence in oncology nursing and the transformation of cancer care. Since 1975, ONS has provided a professional community for oncology nurses, developed evidence-based education programs and treatment information, and advocated for patient care, all in an effort to improve quality of life and outcomes for patients with cancer and their families. Learn more at www.ons.org.