Mission statement

At the Ohio Student Nurses Association we are committed to meeting the needs of our members ~Every. Single. Day.  We are here to help you to start your career off on the right foot and to be the best Registered Nurse you can be.   In addition, our Bylaws formalize this mission by defining our association culture and philosophy.


Our team’s combined leadership experiences have shaped a strong and focused student leader community that has the network and strategic planning skills to keep OhSNA present and active on national stage. We plan to build on this knowledge to lead our team and the organization to further accomplishments.


2016-2017 Board of Directors' Goals

GoalsVisionMission1. Build a database of student nursing emails to reach out to become a board member

2. Visit a school that you do not attend to promote and increase marketing of OhSNA prior to the OhSNA convention

3. Continue to maintain social media campaign,monthly student spotlight on website

4. Increase community outreach as an organization through volunteering and other humanitarian efforts,reach out to middle school and high school students

5. Maintain constant relationship with NSNA and ONA


  • Section 1. The purpose of OhSNA is:
    1. To assume responsibility for contributing to nursing education in order to provide for the highest quality health care.
    2. To provide programs representative of the fundamental and current professional interests and concerns, and
    3. To aid in the development of the whole person, his/her professional role, and his/her responsibility for the health care of people in all walks of life.


  • Section 2. The functions of OhSNA shall include the following:
    1. To have direct input into the standards of nursing education and influence the education process;
    2. To influence health care, nursing education and practice through legislative activities as appropriate;
    3. To promote and encourage participation in community affairs and activities towards improved health care and the resolution of related social issues;
    4. To represent nursing students to the consumer, to institutions and other organizations;
    5. To promote and encourage student participation in interdisciplinary activities;
    6. To promote and encourage recruitment efforts, participation in student activities, and educational opportunities regardless of a person’s race, color, creed, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender, marital status, lifestyle, disability or economic status.
    7. To promote and encourage collaborative relationships within nursing professionals, as well as related health organizations.

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