The Oncology Nursing Education Cooperative was established to facilitate continuing education among oncology nurses and member institutions in the Puget Sound area. It’s goals are to promote excellence in oncology nursing care and standardization of care among health care centers.  If you have questions about the cooperative, please contact Angela Collins at

For information about the Fundamentals of Oncology Course click here.

The members of the PSONS Education Cooperative and their representatives:

2017 Puget Sound Oncology Nursing Education Cooperative (PSONEC) Members and representatives

  • Franciscan Health System – Pamela Base
  • Pharmacyclics – Cherie Tofthagen
  • Group Health Cooperative (Puget Sound Region) – Josie Faust
  • Harrison Medical Center – Cynthia Smith
  • Highline Medical Center – Toni Black
  • Madigan Army Medical Center – Marge Ramsdell
  • MultiCare Health System – Kelley Weaver
  • Northwest Hospital & Medical Center – Ellen Alberts
  • Overlake Hospital Medical Center – Angela McKeirnan Collins
  • Providence Regional Cancer Partnership, Everett – Mary Joe Sarver
  • SWR Providence Hospitals – Iffa Hughes
  • Seattle Cancer Care Alliance – Martha Read
  • Swedish Medical Center – Rachael Crickman
  • University of Washington Medical Center – Lenise Taylor
  • Valley Medical Center, UW Medicine – Kelly Blake
  • Veterans Admin Puget Sound HealthCare System – Rashada Allen and Yeshearg Dagne
  • Virginia Mason Medical Center – Michelle Castillo and Bethany Suhn
  • Whidbey General Hospital – Renee Yanke
  • Evergreen Healthcare – Cindy Rossman