Category: Nursing News

Ohio Nurses Mourn the Passing of Nurse’s Legislator of the Year Representative Don Manning

Ohio Nurses Mourn the Passing of Nursing’s Legislator of the Year Representative Don Manning COLUMBUS – The Ohio Nurses Association (ONA) is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Representative Don Manning, ONA’s Legislator of the Year and sponsor of House Bill 144. “Yesterday, Ohio nurses lost a true ally for our profession. Representative …

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ODJFS Implements Emergency Child Care Measures during COVID-19 Pandemic for Healthcare Workers

The following press release was issued by ODJFS on March 17, 2020:       ODJFS Implements Emergency Child Care Measures during COVID-19 Pandemic   COLUMBUS, OHIO – Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) Director Kim Hall announced emergency action today to provide child care to families where parents work in the health, safety, …

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Ohio Nurses Celebrate Passage of House Bill 144 from House

Bill addresses safe patient care, would make Ohio 19th state to outlaw mandatory overtime for nurses COLUMBUS – – Ohio nurses applaud the passage House Bill 144, sponsored by Representative Don Manning (R-New Middletown), from the Ohio’s House of Representatives. House Bill 144 aims to make Ohio the 19th state to outlaw nurse mandatory overtime – a potentially dangerous practice …

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Ohio Nurses Association Applauds Passage of House Bill 144 From Committee

Ohio Nurses Association Applauds Passage of House Bill 144 From Committee Bill addresses safe patient care, would make Ohio 19th state to outlaw mandatory overtime for nurses COLUMBUS – Ohio nurses enthusiastically applaud the passage House Bill 144 sponsored by Representative Don Manning (R-New Middletown). Once passed by the general assembly, House Bill 144 will make Ohio the 19th state …

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House Bill 456, Eliminating Nurse Mandatory Overtime Update

The following statement is on behalf of Brian J. Burger, MSN APRN AGACNP-BC RNFA CCRN, President of the Ohio Nurses Association: “We’re extremely disappointed House Bill 456 – legislation that would make Ohio the 19th state to prohibit nurse mandatory overtime – was not heard by the Senate Health, Human Services and Medicaid Committee, and …

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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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OSU Transplant Coordinator Nurses Unanimously Vote to Ratify Contract

Contract includes increased wages, new position to aide with patient service COLUMBUS –  The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center transplant coordinator nurses belonging to the Ohio Nurses Association unanimously ratified a new three-year contract on October 18, 2017. The nurses, who provide excellent service to patients in need of organ transplants, have been operating on …

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