Author: Shannon Mattern

District Three Ohio Nurses Association Screens for Hypertension at the 170th Canfield Fair

Every year for the past five and a half decades, District Three, ONA has offered their time and talent to screening the attendees at the annual Canfield Fair (Ohio’s largest county fair) for hypertension. This year, under the direction of our Canfield Fair Committee Chairperson, Jeannie Mulichak, the members of that Committee, District Three RN …

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ONA’s District 10 Nurses to Participate in the “Annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s”

ONA members in District 10 serving Registered Nurses in Butler, Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, Shelby counties will participate in The Annual  “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” on October 8, 2016 (rain or shine) from 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM. The walk is at Fifth Third Field, 220 N. Patterson Blvd. in Dayton, OH. Both a 2 Mile and …

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Scope of Practice of the Registered Nurse in Light Based (Laser) Therapies

Download the full practice statement here. In accordance with this Code, the intent of this statement is to provide guidelines related to the registered nurse participating in the provision of light based therapies. The role of the registered nurse changes with advancing technology and newly identified needs. The registered nurse’s role must be consistent with …

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Position on the Administration of Medications by Routes (or Purposes) Not Approved by the FDA

Download the full position statement here. The American Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Nurses  states that the nurse has authority, accountability, and responsibility for nursing practice; makes decisions; and takes action consistent with the obligation to promote health and to provide optimal care (Provision 4). Occasionally nurses are asked to administer medications by routes or …

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