As a leader in worker and workplace health and safety, the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. (AAOHN), provides members with news, networking opportunities, continuing nursing education offerings, and attention to local policy concerns. AAOHN members must join a state and/or a local chapter if one is in their area.
As a Chapter of AAOHN, the Pennsylvania Association of Occupational Health Nurses (PAAOHN) is a large group of healthcare professionals focusing on promotion and restoration of health, prevention of illness and injury, and protection from work related and environmental hazards.
At the state level, PAAOHN provides members with news, networking opportunities, continuing education nursing offerings, grant opportunities, recognition awards and attention to state policy concerns. If you have questions, please contact the Membership Director or anyone on the Board of Directors.
An electronic newsletter published bimonthly to recognize member and chapter achievements and keep you informed of what’s happening around the State.
The Annual PAAOHN Conference is a great opportunity to increase your professional knowledge, earn continuing education nursing credits toward Board certification and licensure requirements; expand your network of contacts in the field and connect to career opportunities for professional growth.
Awards and Grants
Awards are offered to individual members and chapters each year to recognize their personal and group achievements in the clinical and professional field of occupational health. Grants are available to members to support their attendance to continuing education activities that will further their professional development and continued competence.
Active members receive access to the PA website portal for Job Opportunities. Recruiting information is posted and updated.
Stay connected as PAAOHN monitors state activity and regulatory activity affecting your profession. Since 2007, PAAOHN has maintained an Alliance with the US Department of Labor-OSHA and was the 2007 recipient of the AAOHN Governmental Affairs Award.