Supporting professional nursing associations gives Ohio nurses a voice on issues that affect legislation – and the health care available to Ohioans. Ohio has many professional associations to suit the need of all nurses in our state. Here is a list of some of the nursing associations in Ohio.
The focus of the board is to protect the health of the public through effective regulation of Ohio nurses.
ONA proudly serves as the voice of Ohio’s 180,000 RNs. Formed in 1907 to offer nurses a platform for advancement of the profession, ONA offers a powerful network of nurses who understand the vital role a nurse plays in their patient’s healthcare and the struggles nurses face each day.
This statewide organization represents the 2,200+ Ohio CRNAs and students. OSANA strives to allow CRNAs to continue high quality care in the state while ensuring patient safety and advancing the profession.
NEONP serves as a networking organization for advanced practice nurses in Northeast Ohio. With over 350 members, NEONP promotes professional development, high quality standards of patient care and continuing education outreach to its members through a variety of programs.
The organization works to support and advance the practice of midwifery through education, research, and advocacy. The mission of ACNM-Ohio is to establish midwifery as the standard of care for all women in Ohio.
There are approximately 1,200 emergency nurses in the state of Ohio, all of whom are represented in this organization as they continue to advocate for patient safety and excellence in the profession.