Nurse Practice Cabinets

On this page, you will find information related to the Cabinets on Practice, Education, and Human Rights and Ethics. These groups are structural units of ONA who report to the Board and House of Delegates on their work. To read more about the work of each cabinet or the ad hoc group, click on the appropriate link below.

Cabinet on Nursing Practice & Research (Cab on NPR)

This cabinet is charged with generating effective approaches related to unlicensed assistive personnel, increasing use of quality indicators related to nursing practice, improving nurse staffing, developing a model for assessment of continuing competency, and increasing effective approaches to safe patient handling, and creating safe work environments.

Cabinet on Education (CONE)

This cabinet is charged with monitoring developments in nursing education, promoting life-long learning and continuing competency in the individual practice of ONA members, and supporting the recruitment of nurses into the profession.

Cabinet on Human Rights & Ethics (Cab on HRE)

This cabinet is charged with addressing and responding to concerns related to equal opportunity and human rights, evaluating trends, developments and issues in its area of responsibility, establishing a plan of operation for its work, developing or adopting standards, and recommending policies or positions to the BOD and House of Delegates.