Research Agenda of the Oncology Nursing Society: 2019 - 2022

For which topic were research priorities identified?

oncology nursing

In which location was the research priority setting conducted?

North America - USA

Why was it conducted at all?

The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) promotes excellence in oncology nursing and quality cancer care. In keeping with this mission, since 2001, ONS has developed and disseminated The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) promotes excellence in oncology nursing and quality cancer care. In keeping with this mission, since 2001, ONS has developed and disseminated a Research Agenda identifying priority areas where new knowledge is urgently needed. The purpose of the Re search Agenda is two-fold: it includes both the devel opment and dissemination of contemporary research priorities needed to advance cancer care and delineates critical areas to be considered by research funders.

What was the objective?

to define the Oncology Nursing Society Research Agenda for 2019-2022

What was the outcome?

a list of 3 research areas

How long did the research prioritization take?

No information provided.

Which methods were used to identify research priorities?

interview; survey

How were the priorities for research identified exactly?

Step 1: collecting research priorities: survey and interviews to identify research priorities needed to transform cancer care. Step 2: data processing: information from survey and interviews collated, results discussed, literature reviewed. Step 3: working groups convened to draft research priorities within each topical area, iterative cycles of peer review and refinement to generate and approve initial draft of the research agenda. Step 4: meeting: to collect feedback on draft

Which stakeholders took part?

Nurses.

How were stakeholders recruited?

ONS members were recruited.

Were stakeholders actively involved or did they just participate?

Stakeholders were mere participants of the research prioritization process; they were not actively involved in the process.