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When and Where
  • 3/5/2019 9:30 AM EST
  • 3/5/2019 5:00 PM EST
  • ONA Headquarters 3760 Ridge Mill Drive
  • Hilliard
  • Ohio
The ONA Advocacy Academy builds ONA Legislative Ambassadors through an in-depth and robust 1-day training. 

The academy is for nurses who want to take their interest in policy and advocacy to the next level.  ONA members who graudate from the academy will be pinned and become official ONA Legislative Ambassadors - a growing network of Ohio nurses who
  • Represent the nurses' voice with legislators
  • Have developed relationships with their legislators
  • Stay in the know on the latest legislative and regulations affecting nursing
  • Take action on nursing issues

Becoming a Legislative Ambassador

March 5, 2019
Ohio Nurses Association Headquarters
3760 Ridge Mill Dr., Hilliard, OH  43026
  • 9:45a - 9:55 a Check In & Continental Breakfast
  • 9:55a - 10:00a Introductions
  • 10:00a - 11:00a The Legislative Process, The Ohio General Assembly & How a Bill Becomes a Law
  • 11:00a - 11:15a BREAK
  • 11:15a - 12:15p  ONA's Health Policy Process
  • 12:15p - 12:55p The Role of Lobbyists & The Role of Legislative Ambassadors
  • 12:55p - 1:55p LUNCH
  • 1:55p - 3:40p  Importance of Building a Connection & How to Establish Your Relationship With Legislators
  • 3:40p - 3:55p  BREAK
  • 3:55p - 4:35p Expectations of ONA Legislative Ambassadors & The Importance of a Strong Political Action Program
  • 4:35p - 4:55p Keeping You Connected
  • 4:55p - 5:00p Closing Remarks
5.5 Contact Hours will be Awarded
Contact Lisa Walker at lwalker@ohnurses.org if you have questions. 


If you need assistance registering for an event, please contact us at support@ohnurses.org or call 614-237-5414 and press 0. Our staff is available to assist you during regular business hours (Monday - Friday, 8:30AM - 4:30PM).