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ONCOLOGY NURSING SOCIETY
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ONLINE VERSION PAGE 4


Volume 14 Number 1 WINTER, 1997

WHAT'S THE BUZZzzzz

CONGRATS TO NEW OCN'S

--Leah Atwell RN, OCN--fall candidate for USF's MSN in Oncology
--Kathy Daily RN, OCN--3 North - Moffitt Cancer Center
--Cheri Andrews RN, OCN--Moffitt Education
--Rita Black RN, OCN; Vivian Cullaro RN, OCN; Lesli Cunningham RN, OCN--all from 5 South at Moffitt
--and the following recertified from Moffitt's 5 South: Susan Cannon RN, OCN; Regina White RN, OCN; Denise Cook RN, OCN; Terri Massaro RN, OCN; and Gwen Simpson RN, OCN--13 of 19 RN's on 5 South Gyn/Thoracic Unit are now OCN's--that's 68.5% of the staff!


AND OUR NEW AOCN'S

--Anne Cloutier RN, MSN, AOCN--Patient Care Consultant - Schering
--Susan McMillan RN, PHD, AOCN--USF Professor


LET'S GET PERSONAL

Beth Bertelli added Whidden to her last name when she married Brian Whidden on Dec. 23.
Monica Smiley is finally a Mom after a very troublesome pregnancy. Stephen Smiley was born on Wednesday, October 23 and weighed in at 5 pounds and 12.5 ounces.
Janine Overcash has a new baby, Cole Overcash. Cole was born on January 23rd weighing 7 pounds and 3 ounces.


BON VOYAGE

Members Lora Rush and Jill McLean Cinko are moving overseas. Lora has finished her MSN in Oncology and has accepted a position as CNS/Nurse Manager in an Oncology unit in the largest hospital in Saudi Arabia. Jill is now an Air Force wife. She also has just finished her MSN in Adult Health and Oncology and will be accompanying her husband and infant son to Germany. She will be looking for Nursing employment but first will concentrate on dealing with being pregnant with twins! Debra Hummel also graduated with an MSN in Oncology and is moving to San Jose, California. Good Luck to all. We'll miss you!


AWARDS

--"Most Innovative" Poster Presentation for The Nursing Spectrum Magazine for "Holiday Horrors vs Happy Holidays"--an innovative approach to staffing over the Thanksgiving through New Year's holiday--by Regina White RN,OCN; Lesli Cunningham RN, OCN; and Denise Cook RN, OCN.
--Moffitt Cancer Center won "Best Run Hospital Facility With Best Nursing Staff" from the readers of Medical Business News. The Nursing Staff has also been nominated for the 2nd Annual Medical Business Healthcare Award.
-Susan McMillan was the proud recipient this year of one of only three Health Sciences Center Teaching Incentive Program awards to reward good classroom teachers.
--Nancy Schuble was awarded a scholarship from the Delta Beta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau (The national nursing honorary). Nancy is a USF student in the MSN program concentrating in Oncology and Adult Health


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