Through the eLearning format, ONA is offering educational programs and video lecturettes to members and Canadian Nursing Students' Association (CNSA) students which can be completed at their own pace and at times convenient for them.
Mid-January we upgraded ONA’s eLearning platform. All of the programs and videos we offered before are still available, just on a new, visually crisp, upgraded platform with more functions and opportunities!
*** Please see below for updated promotional materials that include a “How To” on downloading your own certificate ***
***Prepare for Bargaining with eLearning!***
The Negotiations Series is now available on ONA’s eLearning platform. From the basics of what every member needs to know, to what to do after a settlement has been reached, this series is a must for all ONA members as we go into a bargaining year!
Also recently launched on the platform are the first 3 programs in the Return to Work Series, and two new video lecturettes: Managing Disruptive Physician Behaviour and Pack a Punch at Labour Management Meetings.
Download these documents to learn more about eLearning, share with other members and post on your local bulletin boards!
- eLearning Pamphlet (updated October 2013)
- eLearning Poster (updated February 2014)
- Facebook and ER Scramble Poster (updated February 2014)
- How to Sign Up for an eLearning Account (updated February 2014)
- How to Download a Certificate (updated February 2014)
- Tips and Reminders (updated February 2014)
ER Scramble Game
Finally, don’t forget to check out our ER Scramble Game on Facebook here.
Questions or Comments
Have questions or comments about eLearning? We’d love to hear from you! Please email eLearningEnquiries@ona.org or call 1-800-387-5580, Toronto Office, ext. 2365.
Catalogue of eLearning Education:
Be a P.R.C. P.R.O. (video lecturette)
Understanding Conflict (video lecturette)
How to be both a Professional and a Union Member (video lecturette)
ONA Professional Practice (video lecturette)
Professional Responsibility Workload Reporting Process – Allied Health Sector
Professional Responsibility Workload Reporting Form – Public Health Sector
Professional Responsibility Workload Reporting Form – Homes Sector
Professional Responsibility Workload Reporting Form – Community Care Access Centre
Professional Responsibility Workload Reporting Form – Hospital Sector
RN/RPN Scope of Practice and the CNO Three Factor Framework (video lecturette)
Pack a Punch at Labour Management Meetings (video lecturette)
Human Rights and Equity
Drop by Drop: Micro-inequalities in the Workplace (video lecturette)
Duty to Accommodate (video lecturette)
Harassment, Mobbing and Bullying (video lecturette)
Health and Safety
Return to Work: Level I: Is your workplace making you sick?
Return to Work Level II: Legislation
Return to Work Level III: Barriers in the Process
Return to Work Level IV: Roles and Responsibilities
Managing Disruptive Physician Behaviour (video lecturette)
Negotiations Basic: What Members Need to Know
Negotiations Level I: So You Are Elected. Now What?
Negotiations Level II: The Power of Preparation
Negotiations Level III: You are at the Negotiation Table: The Who, What and How’s of Communication
Negotiations Level IV: No Settlement, Off to Arbitration
Negotiations Level V: No Settlement, Strike or Lockout?
Negotiations Level VI: Settlement... Are We Done Yet?
Grievance Level I: So, You Have a Grievance: How Does the Grievance Process Work?
Grievance Level II: A Member Asks “Do I have a Grievance?” Now What?
How to be a Great ONA Unit Representative (video lecturette)
Grievance Procedure (video lecturette)
Voting on your Contract: Ratification Votes (video lecturette)
Running Your Local/Bargaining Unit
Effective Meetings (video lecturette)
Please log on to the platform using the link in Step 1 below:
Steps to access ONA’s eLearning website
All members should review the instructional steps outlined below, to ensure computer compatibility and create an account prior to logging onto the eLearning website.
Step 1: Go to the eLearning website
To get to the eLearning.ona.org website.
Step 2: Choose “New to eLearning”
Click the “New to eLearning” button on the left side of the page (Figure A).
Step 3: Automatic check for minimum requirements
You will see a list of the minimum requirements to use the eLearning website.
If you see only green checkmarks next to all of the items (Figure B) in the “Checking your software” list, click the link below the list to continue to the eLearning website and skip directly to Step 5.
If you see a red “X” next to any of the items (Figure C) in the “Checking your software” list, proceed to
Click the link to the right of the list item that has a red “X” next to it to download the missing requirement (Figure D) and follow the instructions to install the software component that must be added or updated.
The minimum software required to be able to access all aspects of the eLearning website must be on the computer that you use. Now is the time to download free, up-to-date versions of the Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe Flash Player and Shockwave website browser plug-ins from the Internet. You should install these upgrades before advancing any further.
Note: You should only upgrade software on your own personal computers. You may not be permitted to download and install upgrades on computers that are provided by an employer. If you are Local Coordinator or Treasurer and have an ONA-provided computer, you will be able to download upgrades from the Internet and install them yourself.
Determine whether you’re using a PC or a Mac computer and which web browser you’re using. Follow the corresponding instructions to turn off your web browser’s pop-up blocking function:
Under the “Tools” menu click “Pop-up Blocker,” then select “Turn Off Pop-up Blocker” (Figure E).
Under the “Tools” menu click “Options…,” then click on the “Content” icon and uncheck the “Block pop-up windows” box (Figure F).
Under the “Firefox” menu click “Preferences…,” then click on the “Content” icon and uncheck the “Block pop-up windows” box (Figure G).
Under the “Safari” menu, click “Block Pop-Up Windows” to remove the checkmark (Figure H).
Step 6: Create new account
Click on the “Create new account” button on the right side of the page and follow the instructions to create your username and password for the eLearning website (Figure I).
If you’ve followed the instructions and still have compatibility problems
ONA members who continue to experience challenges in ensuring computer compatibility when accessing the eLearning website should e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Staff will monitor this e-mail address and will respond within 48 hours (72 hours if a message is left over a weekend).
Local Coordinators and Treasurers have ONA-supplied laptop computers and may call the ONA HelpDesk for assistance if they experience compatibility problems.
Returning to the eLearning website
Once members have checked their computer compatibility and accessed the eLearning website for the first time, they can enter and leave the program and module they are working on as they wish and as time permits. Each subsequent time that they log on, they will automatically enter the program and module they were last working on at the point where they logged out.