Join hundreds of nurses for this empowering & educational event focusing on health policy, legislation and nursing issues.
9:00am – 10:30am | Optional – Committee Hearings
Attendees may attend committee hearings before registration. Committee hearing schedules are released by statehouse the week of the event.
9:30am – 10:45am |Registration
11:00am – 11:15am | Welcome, ONA President, Brian Burger (Lunch Provided)
11:15am – 12:00pm | A 45-minute Bootcamp on Running for Office
A robust session focusing on running for political office, this session will dive into the basics, and not-so-basics, of being a political candidate.
12:00pm – 1:15pm | Health Committee Legislative Panel
Members from the Senate and the House serving on their respective committees join us for a Q&A session. Questions come from NDASH attendees.
1:15pm – 2:30pm | Legislative and Agency Work Affecting Nursing in Ohio
During this session, we will take a look at legislative proposals eliminating mandatory overtime for nurses in Ohio. We will also look into the state’s work on the opioid epidemic facing our state.
2:30pm – 3:30pm | Nursing Issues Panel
The nursing profession is multi-facted, and so are the issues facing our profession. During this session, each co-sponsoring nursing organization will present on a nursing issue of their choice.
3:30pm – 5:30pm | Group Picture, Meeting with Legislators, Exhibit Hall Statehouse Crypt
Before the afternoon break, we’ll gather for a group picture. Afterwards, attendees may meet with their legislator (on your own scheduling) and visit the exhibits in the Statehouse Crypt.
5:30pm – 7:00pm | Legislator Reception (Additional Registration, $25)
Come mix and mingle with legislators from across the state. Reception includes appetizers and cash bar.
ONA Member or Member of Co-Sponsoring Organization | $60
Nursing Students | $35
Non-members | $100
Legislator Reception | $25