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Action Needed: Tell Legislators We Must Protect Our Title of “Nurse”

House Bill 501 aims to change Vet Tech to Vet Nurse.  Tell legislators this is unacceptable – we must protect our title. ONA provided comment and gave opponent testimony yesterday to the House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee about House Bill 501 – a bill that wants to change the title Veterinary Technician to Veterinary …

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ONA Stands with Nurse Wubbels

The Ohio Nurses Association Stands with Nurse Wubbels The voice of Ohio’s nurses calls arrest, abuse unacceptable COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Nurses Association is horrified to learn that Utah registered nurse was arrested by a police officer for following hospital policy, the law and her professional ethics. We are calling on nursing and the …

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Nurses, Community Celebrate Mandatory Overtime Decision, Safer Patient Care

Nurses, Community Celebrate Mandatory Overtime Decision, Safer Patient Care Community Health System’s Northside Medical Center told to cease and desist use of the practice YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After months of inadequate nurse staffing and concerns over patient safety, the nurses of CHS-Northside, represented by the Ohio Nurses Association, and the community are celebrating an end …

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OSU College of Nursing, Ohio Nurses Association partner to promote Million Hearts® Initiative

Two organizations dedicated to improving the health of Ohioans are teaming up to target crisis levels of cardiovascular disease in the state. The Ohio State University College of Nursing and the Ohio Nurses Association have partnered to expand participation in the Million Hearts® Initiative, a national effort launched in 2011 by the U.S. Department of …

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Nurses Arbitrate Mandatory Overtime Grievance Against Community Health System’s Northside Medical Center

Nurses Arbitrate Mandatory Overtime Grievance Against Community Health System’s Northside Medical Center YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Fifty-two nurses are involved in a set of mass grievances filed against Community Health System’s (CHS) Northside Medical because they were being forced by the facility to work mandatory overtime – a potentially dangerous practice that contributes heavily to nurse …

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