The European Oncology Nurses Society (EONS) is currently undertaking its RECaN project which is aimed at increasing the recognition of cancer nursing across Europe. At this year’s ESMO congress, EONS presented the first two phases of the RECaN project. Past President of EONS, Prof Daniel Kelly, is passionate about this project and what it can bring to the field of cancer nursing. We caught up with Prof Kelly, at ESMO 2018 to discuss the RECaN project and the work of EONS. He emphasised the importance of EONS’ network of support, and how they encourage development in cancer nursing by offering education programmes, fellowships, travel scholarships, and more.
1. In your time as president of the European Oncology Nurses Society (EONS), of what achievement are you most proud? (0:11)
2. What are the most important educational needs of cancer nurses? (0:38)
3. What can EONS offer to young cancer nurses embarking on a career? (0:59)
4. As well as educational support, what other resources does EONS offer to cancer nurses? (1:27)
5. Which presentations at ESMO will most help the aims of EONS? (1:57)
Speaker disclosures: Daniel Kelly has nothing to disclose in relation to this interview.
Filmed at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2018 Congress, Munich, Germany, 19–23 October 2018
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