Ohio Nurses Association

The Ohio Nurses Association (ONA) holds constituent member status with the American Nurses Association (ANA). ONA is a professional, voluntary nursing organization for Registered Nurses in Ohio established to advance the nursing profession by providing patients with quality health care.

The association advocates for the nursing profession, nurses, as well as patients by influencing State policy makers regarding health care legislation. ONA provides continuing education and relevant nurse practice information to keep nurses informed of the latest developments in nursing practice. They work to improve the workplace for both non-union and union nurses. For union nurses, ONA provides collective bargaining services.

They state as their mission:

“To advance registered nurses, promote professional nursing practice, & advocate for quality health care.”

ONA Membership

By joining ONA, you also become a full member of the American Nurses Association as well as your district nurses association. Membership in ONA means that you receive representation at the national, state, and local levels.

As a member of the organization, you will enjoy lots of benefits, both from ONA and ANA. Some of those include:

  • Networking opportunities with other nurses in diverse areas of practice
  • Leadership opportunities to serve in both elected and volunteer roles at both the state and national level
  • Free ONA and ANA publications and newsletters/bulletins
  • Free and discounted continuing education
  • Discounts on many products and services

Contact Information

If you are interested in learning more about ONA or possibly joining their organization, we have included their contact information below for your convenience:

Ohio Nurses Association
4000 East Main Street
Columbus, OH 43213

Phone: (614) 237-5414
FAX: (614) 237-6081
Hours: 8:30am – 4:30pm