ONCOLOGY NURSING SOCIETY MEETING MINUTES [ ] Unapproved [ X ] Approved Page 1 Radiation Special Interest Group _____________________________________________________________________________________ Date: Thursday, May 17, 2001 Attendees: (List of attendees attached) Place: Congress Meeting – San Diego, CA San Diego Convention Ctr. – Room 7 A/B Begin Adjourn 5:05 PM (PT) 6:30 PM (PT) Recorder: Anne Lara _____________________________________________________________________________________ TOPIC DISCUSSION _____________________________________________________________________________________ Welcome and Introductions of SIG Leaders and P. Komarny called meeting to order and introduced Members the work group leadership. Review & Approval of 2000 SIG Planning Meeting Minutes The minutes were approved without exception. Varian Award 2001 Marilyn Haas was congratulated for her achievement. SIG Sponsored Sessions P. Komarny identified all of the SIG-sponsored events at ONS Congress. Work Group Updates: Membership Membership survey results published in The Boost Newsletter Articles, especially those on Pediatric oncology wanted. Other suggestions included: review of red journal articles, clinical “pearls”, case studies, ASTRO-related news/topics. Documentation Tool Draft completed with hopes of finalization and distribution for comments by June 2001 piloting of tool was suggested, volunteers were asked to sign up at the SIG Connections Booth. ONS Awards SIG will canvas membership for nominees. Employment Assessment Dissemination of data from assessment discussed. Two articles have been written and will be published in future ONF issues. Assessment findings will also be shared with physicians via ASTRO and administrators via SROA. ONCOLOGY NURSING SOCIETY MEETING MINUTES Date: Thursday, May 17, 2001 TOPIC Strategic Plan Other Business: Communiques [ ] Unapproved [ X ] Approved Page 2 Radiation Special Interest Group DISCUSSION Suggestions for revisions solicited. Each SIG is limited to 2/year plus one Congress related communication. ONS is working on list serve for SIGs and other groups. This electronic option may reduce the cost of mailings. Call for Volunteers Members were asked to volunteer for SIG coordinator-elect position. Topics Submissions Members were asked to submit ideas for topics for both Congress 2002 and Institutes of Learning. ASTRO 1) ASTRO meeting link now available through ONS Online. 2) SIG membership encouraged to join and participate in ASTRO activities. 3) An informational flyer on Nursing at ASTRO 11/2001 will be distributed. Report from SIG Leadership Meeting 1) ONS will create virtual “communities” for Chapters and SIGs. Website templates are in development. 2) Quality Cancer Research Center available online. This site will link users to Congress and update them on legislative issues. Archives Please send any information for “scrapbook” to Chris Ellis, SIG historian. Introduction of Participants All participants introduced themselves to the group. Adjournment There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 6:30 p.m. List of attendees at Radiation SIG Planning/Networking Meeting at Congress 2001 SIG Members M. Burns E. Carper D. Dorman C. Ellis T. Gosselin M. Haas H. Jordan M. Kasper A. Kaufman S. Sanchez N. Schur C. Sheehan * J. Kelvin M. Kling C. Krawchuk T. Krupa A. Lara * K. Leifeste K. Maher B. Mautner B. McGarry A. Snow S. Storch L. Weis-Smith G. Moore-Higgs A. Poliquin J. Pruitt A. Quinn S. Rowan Non-SIG Members Dianna Fraser, 1577 NW Evans Ave., Roseburg, OR 97470-6132 Kathryn Judy, 2007 Raintree Dr., Richmond, VA 23233-3608 Margaret Lauer, 710 Ravenna Cir, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068-1625 Janis Malek, 6831 Faircove Dr., Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-4668 Diane Otte, 4028 Northview Ter, Eagan, MN 55123-1557 Pat Pahlka, Oregon Health Sciences Univ., 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd., Mailcode: L 337 Portland, OR 97201-3098 Helen Pavilonis, 43 Lure Ct., Durham, NC 27713-7901 Janet Revell-Williams, Santa Monica Cancer Tx Ctr., 2428 Santa Monica 103, Santa Monica, CA 90404 Eileen Rivest, 207 Loudville Rd., Easthampton, MA 01027 Beth Ann Shea, 759 Lake Shore Blvd., Rochester, NY 14617-1538 Joyce Smith – no address Debra Spangler, 1647 Brandywine Ln., Dixon, IL 61021-8759 Deborah Thomas, 7201 N 25th St., Tacoma, WA 98406-1610 Suzanne Thomas-Crooks, 8901 Edwin Ln., Lincoln, NE 68517-9625 Linda VanBuren, 4 Josephine Ln., Castleton, NY 12033-9523 Nan Wagner, 16 Woodberry Rd., Little Rock, AR 72212-2742 * Interested in being in a Work Group.