Help ONA Prevent 1 Million
Heart Attacks and Strokes by 2017.
The Ohio Nurses Association has teamed up with The Ohio State University College of Nursing to become partners of the Million Hearts initiative – a national program aimed at preventing heart disease and stroke.
Heart attack and stroke are two of the leading causes of death in the U.S.
People of all ages, genders, races and ethnicities are at risk and certain groups (such as African Americans, women and those between the ages of 40 and 60) are at an even higher risk.
Unfortunately, many people who are at risk do not know it.
Our goal is to increase our communities’ knowledge of their risk and provide education on reducing that risk through free healthcare assessments.
Message to Nurses from Governor John Kasich
Two organizations dedicated to improving the health of Ohioans are teaming up to target crisis levels of cardiovascular disease in the state. The Ohio State University College of Nursing and the Ohio Nurses Association have partnered to expand participation in the Million Hearts® Initiative, a national effort launched in 2011 by the U.S. Department of …
Nurses Arbitrate Mandatory Overtime Grievance Against Community Health System’s Northside Medical Center YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Fifty-two nurses are involved in a set of mass grievances filed against Community Health System’s (CHS) Northside Medical because they were being forced by the facility to work mandatory overtime – a potentially dangerous practice that contributes heavily to nurse …
State Representative Dorothy Pelanda (R-Marysville) held a press conference to discuss House Bill 216, legislation she has recently introduced to modernize various provisions in relation to Advanced Practice Registered Nurses’ (APRN) scope of practice duties.