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August Featured Member – Jessica Tucci August 25, 2016

Jessica Tucci is a young, newer nurse who is also a newlywed, a newer resident of Ohio and a relatively new member of the Ohio Nurses Association.  One thing that is NOT new to her, though, is writing – her pastime and creative outlet since she was a girl. Jessica wrote a beautiful blog post … Read more

Ohio RN Wins $1000 From California Casualty, ONA’s Preferred Home & Auto Insurance Partner August 23, 2016

Lisa Rice, a registered nurse at Mercy Hospital Anderson, won California Casualty‘s Nurses Night Out contest where she won a $1,000 check to use towards a well-deserved night on the town! The Ohio Nurses Association presented Lisa with an all-access Continuing Education pass good for one year of free continuing education, and the Southwestern Ohio District Nurses Association … Read more

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3200 Registered Nurses at Ohio State Wexner Medical Center Ratify New Union Contract August 2, 2016

Nearly 3,200 registered nurses are celebrating a new union contract with The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. The nurses are represented by the Ohio State University Nurses Organization, a local unit of the Ohio Nurses Association which is the largest nursing union in Ohio. OSUNO’s RNs overwhelmingly ratified the contract yesterday evening after negotiating with … Read more


Are you concerned about nurse staffing at your facility?

Are you unclear on where the line is when it comes to social media use and professional boundaries?

Do you ever wonder what the difference is between the Ohio Board of Nursing and your professional association – and why it even matters in your day-to-day work as a registered nurse in Ohio?

Then join the Ohio Nurses Association for the 2016 Fall CE Roadshow where we dive deep into these topics in a full day of continuing education and networking – coming to Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo & Columbus this fall!

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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.

Help us provide under-served communities with free healthcare assessments – and earn contact hours towards re-licensure. Click below to learn how to get involved.


The Voice of Nurses

We are the only nursing organization that provides full-time lobbying activities on behalf of the nursing profession. In addition to the Ohio Statehouse, we also advocate for nurses directly at the workplace through our collective bargaining efforts. Learn More Here


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ONA sets the standard for nursing practice in Ohio. We stay on top of pressing issues such as safe staffing, workplace violence, patient safety, social media, law and rules and more. Click on Resources above to see everything we’re watching for you.