Nurses at Community Health System’s Northside Medical Center can celebrate an important victory in the ongoing struggle to protect our rights. The Ohio Nurses Association recently won an arbitration award enforcing our seniority rights when the Hospital engages in mandatory downstaffing! Under the contract, when the Hospital has a low census or is experiencing low procedure … Read more
The Ohio Action Coalition, a group headed up by the Ohio League for Nursing and the Ohio Hospital Association, recently released its first report on the demographics of nurses working in Ohio based on information collected during the 2013 Ohio Board of Nursing license renewal. The report, titled RN & APRN Workforce in Ohio, gives … Read more
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.