Category: ONA News

Bill to Prohibit Nurse Mandatory Overtime to Receive Sponsor Testimony

Bill to Prohibit Nurse Mandatory Overtime to Receive Sponsor Testimony COLUMBUS – Legislation aimed at making Ohio the 19th state to prohibit nurse mandatory overtime will have sponsor testimony Wednesday, January 31st and 9:00am. The House Bill 456’s sponsor, Representative Robert Sprague (R-Findlay), will present to House Health Committee members the importance of this legislation, …

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Terry Pope, MSN RN – January’s Featured Member

Terry is a long-time active member of ONA and serves as the Executive Director of ONA’s largest district, the Mid-Ohio District. She balances several other part-time positions, including being the Nurse Peer Review Leader for the North Carolina Nurses Association’s Approver Unit and president of her own organization – the Nursing Institute for Continuing Education. …

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Ohio Nurses Association Applauds Introduction of House Bill 456 – Prohibit Requiring Nurses to Work Overtime

Bill addresses safe patient care, would make Ohio 19th state to outlaw mandatory overtime for nurses   COLUMBUS – House Bill 456, sponsored by Representative Robert Sprague (R-Findlay), aims to make Ohio the 19th state to outlaw nurse mandatory overtime – a potentially dangerous practice occurring across Ohio that can jeopardize safe patient care. The …

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Call for Scholarship and Research Grant Applications, Award Nominations

The Ohio Nurses Foundation – ONA’s charitable arm – awards thousands of dollars annually to deserving nursing students and researchers. Applications for 2018 award money are due January 16th for the following categories: Scholarships Hague Memorial Scholarship: For a graduate nursing student who is an aspiring nurse leader. Minority Scholarship: For students who are pursuing …

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Member Call Out – Volunteer Opportunities

Several ONA councils, committees and caucuses are a seeking ONA members to fill vacancies. ONA members are encouraged to visit connect.ohnurses.org and fill out their volunteer profile before applying for volunteer opportunities. Volunteer profile information accompanies application information. To complete the volunteer profile: 1) Log into connect.ohnurses.org. 2) Click on Volunteer -> Opt into Volunteer …

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