Desert Area Chapter Oncology Nursing Society

The Oncology Care Summit is the premier oncology nursing event in the Coachella Valley, and happens on November 20, 2018  from (5:30p-8:30p) at Venus De Fido Wellness Center and Spa, 73600 Alessandro Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260. The  Desert Area Chapter Oncology Nursing Society (DACONS) is proud to host this year’s event and look forward to welcoming leaders and learners of palliative care from across the country.

Guest Speakers:
Ruth Hill: DACONS Treasurer and DACONS (OCS) Event Host
Dr. Aitkins: DACONS Advocate and Leader in Extended Oncology Education

Dinner and Lecture:
Dine and discuss the advances in palliative care and how cannabis is used in pain management for those in hospice and receiving Palliative care. Dinner donated by Ruth Chris Steak House, will feature a Thanksgiving style menu and meat carving station. Lecture delivered by Ruth Hill.

Scholarships Awarded: DACONS will award two $1,000 scholarships to local nurses in need. Click here to download scholarship application: 2018 Scholarship Application

Preliminary Agenda (subject to change) 
4:00 pm ONS and Vendor Set up
5:00 pm Registrant Entry
5 – 6:00 pm Meet and Greet with Dr. Aitkins and Photo Opportunity
Vendor exploration open until 7:15 pm
6- 6:15 pm Welcome Announcement
6:15 – 7 pm Dinner Buffet Station with Meat Carving Station donated by Ruth Chris Steak House
6:45-7:15 pm Dessert Buffet and Coffee and Tea Buffet Station
7:15- 8:15 pm Lecture on Palliative Care
8:15- 8:45 pm Scholarships and Raffle Prize Awards

8:45- 9 pm Thank you and Goodnight

Register for DACONS OCS by 2018 by October 15, 2018 and you will be entered to win a Himalayan Salt Cave Package from Venus De Fido! *Drawing takes place during the event on November 20, 2018. Must be registered and paid to WIN. Winner does not need to be present to WIN.



Raffle Prizes:
You could win from many Venus De Fido raffle prizes valued at over $1000:
Salt Cave Gift Certificates (one session hosting 1- 8 guests) $360 x 4 = $1440 value (Four will be raffled)
90 day VDF Fitness memberships $300 x 3 = $900 value (Three will be raffled)
30 day Fido Memberships $99 x 3 = $297 value (Three will be raffled)

Buy your raffle tickets in advance! Available for purchase when you register.
$5 for two tickets or $10 for five tickets!