January 11, 2018 – Pittsburgh, PA – The Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC) is pleased to announce Anna Vioral, PhD, MEd, RN, OCN®, BMTCN® has been elected to the ONCC Board of Directors.
Dr. Vioral brings a wealth of oncology nursing expertise as a clinician, educator, and researcher to her new role on the ONCC Board of Directors. She is currently the Director of Oncology Practice and Professional Development at Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh, PA.
Dr. Vioral also has extensive experience in the certification process. She served on ONCC’s Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN®) and Blood and Marrow Transplant Certified Nurse (BMTCN®) Test Development Committees; on the OCN® Role Delineation Study Task Force; and as a test item writer for the OCN® and BMTCN® examinations.
“I believe a rigorous, evidence-based certification process promotes excellence in patient care and professional practice. I’m looking forward to joining the Board and working to further enhance ONCC’s certification programs for oncology nurses.”
Dr. Vioral’s three-year term will begin in May 2018.
ONCC is the premier provider of nationally accredited certifications for nurses in oncology and related specialties. More than 37,300 nurses are currently certified by ONCC. More information about certification can be found at www.oncc.org.