The Ohio Nurses Association Convention Brings 100 Year Celebration as Ohio's Largest Nursing Association to Dayton

Oct 02, 2003, 01:00 ET from Ohio Nurses Association

    COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ohio Nurses Association (ONA)
 will convene in Dayton, October 4-7, 2003 for its biennial convention.  The
 convention will celebrate one hundred years of rich nursing history in Ohio as
 well as highlight current nursing issues and the future of health for all
     The convention will attract approximately 500 ONA members, nursing
 students and other nurses to the Dayton Crowne Plaza and Convention Center.
 All registered nurses and nursing students are invited to attend.  Mary Foley,
 Immediate Past President of the American Nurses Association and Past President
 of the National Students Association will deliver the keynote address on
 Sunday afternoon.
     The convention offers four days of challenging debate on issues that face
 nurses and the public.  Continuing education programs will focus on topics
 such as the moral and ethical dimensions of health care and the trends in
 lifestyles that compromise good health.  Exhibits will be held Sunday with
 more than 50 product exhibitors and nurse recruiters.  A highlight of the
 convention is the Awards Banquet Monday evening to honor outstanding
 contributions to the nursing profession, health care and the one hundred year
 history of the Association.
     ONA is the largest membership organization for registered nurses in Ohio.
 ONA is the identified leader and advocate for quality health care, nursing and
 nurses in Ohio.  ONA is headquartered in Columbus.

SOURCE Ohio Nurses Association