Clara Beaver Elected to Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation Board of Directors

Pittsburgh, PA, January 11, 2019 – The Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC) announces Clara Beaver, MSN, RN, AOCNS has been elected to its Board of Directors.  Beaver will begin a three-year term on the Board in April 2019.

Beaver has extensive volunteer leadership experience with ONCC.  She has served on the Advanced Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist (AOCNS®) Passing Score Study Task Force, as an AOCNS® Examination Item Writer, and on the ONCC Recognition Subcommittee.  She was also selected as the Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse of the Year in 2016.

Beaver says, “I am honored to join the ONCC Board and look forward to working to advance oncology certification. I believe that certification strengthens the capabilities of the oncology nurse work force, protects patients, and provides the surest path to excellence in practice.”

Beaver is a Clinical Nurse Specialist at Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit, Michigan.

ONCC is the premier provider of nationally accredited certifications for nurses in oncology and related specialties.  Certification promotes health and safety by validating competence and ensuring life-long learning in these fields. More than 38,000 nurses are certified by ONCC in adult oncology, pediatric hematology oncology, breast care, or blood and marrow transplant nursing. Learn more at


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