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ONA is the representative and voice of the over 170,000 registered nurses in Ohio. Click to learn more about our vision, mission and members.
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Board, Committees, Councils & More
ONA is a member-driven association led by a Board of Directors and supported by several councils and committees. ONA relies on our membership to light the way.
Careers at ONA
ONA’s dynamic, professional staff proudly serves Ohio’s registered nurses. Click to find out more about us and view our open positions.
ONA is the only voice for Ohio registered nurses and their patients. We lead the way in addressing Ohio’s nursing and health care issues. Click to find out how we promote and protect nursing and our communities or access our resources below.
Nurses Day at the Statehouse
Every February, over 400 nurses representing nursing groups from across the state come together to unlock the doors of Ohio politics for registered nurses!
Ohio General Assembly
Find Your State Representative
Find Your State Senator
Ohio Board of Nursing
ANA Policy & Advocacy
Register to Vote
The ONA PCE
Glossary of Legislative Terms
Ten Commandments for Influencing the General Assembly
Writing Your Legislator Tips – Brochure
Meetings with Legislators – Making the Most of It
We are an award-winning approver of continuing education and a top-notch provider of educational programs for registered nurses. Click to learn more about our programs.
CE Activity Approval
Get your continuing nursing education activity approved by the Ohio Nurses Association.
If your organization presents 15 or more CE activities every 3 years, you may be eligible to become an Approved Provider Unit.
Resources for the nurses of tomorrow.
10/08/2015 – 10/11/2015 – ONA Convention 2015
08/06/2015 – APRN Conference on Prescribing Schedule II Drugs
07/28/2015 – APRN Conference on Prescribing Schedule II Drugs
07/21/2015 and 10/21/2015: Becoming an Approved Provider
07/22/2015 – Ohio Nursing Law and Contemporary Nursing Practice (AM) & Ethical Implications of Nursing Practice (PM)
07/25/2015 – OSUNO’s Christmas in July 5K
07/27/2015: Legal, Ethical and Fiscal Implications for APRNs
07/28/2015: How to Facilitate a Webinar
09/24/2015 – How To Facilitate a Webinar
09/15/2015 – 11/17/2015: Content Integrity Webinar Series
“Join ANA and your state nurses association regardless of your position. ANA has a place for every nurse. You don’t understand all that it does for nursing and for you until you get active. Your membership helps develop you as a leader. Being a member of ANA is a beautiful and wonderful experience.” Mary Ellen Patton, ONA Member for almost 70 years. Joining is easy! Select an application below.
Annual renewal by Visa, Mastercard or Discover.
Monthly withdrawals from your checking or savings account via ACH. Available for non-collective bargaining members.
Easy, one time payment via Visa, Mastercard or Discover. Available for non-collective bargaining members.
Collective Bargaining Application
For RNs that work at facilities represented by ONA’s Collective Bargaining Program. Choose to pay monthly, annually or via convenient payroll deduction.
Who We Are & What We Do For You
ONA is about moving forward. We move you forward in your profession and career by supplying the resources for you to be the up-to-date, modern and connected nurse of today. Click to learn more about being a member of ONA.
Membership comes with a wide array of benefits. Click to learn more about what you get when you become a member of ONA.
Log in to ONAConnect to access your profile, ONA membership benefits and connect with other RNs and ONA Staff.
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American Nurses Association
Calls for Action in Wake of Recent Mass Shootings
How Maine’s concealed weapons law defies research on guns — Opinion — Bangor Daily News
Navy nurse honored for not force-feeding Gitmo prisoners – Military Times
Legal Regulations and Professional Standards for Ohio Nurses – 6th Edition
For sale as an e-book from Amazon for $12.99 or as a downloadable PDF for $18 plus tax.
Nursing Practice Statements
Code of Ethics
Ohio Nurse Practice Act
Professional Nursing Standards
RN and LPN Scopes of Practice – Ohio
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Million Hearts Initiative
For ONA members only, ONAConnect is where you can access your membership benefits, members-only content and network with other nurses.
Grants & Scholarships
July 25, 2015
Membership Assembly – Members Elect ANA Officials, Take Action
Opinion: 18 is too young to drive a truck – News – poconorecord.com – Stroudsburg, PA
ANA Elects Vice President and other Leaders