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CE Requirements for 2017 Renewal

You are required to have a total of 36 hours, including 12 Pharm and 1 Category A Law. RN requirements need to be completed by Oct. 31 and APRN requirements by Dec. 31. If you do NOT have your CTP or CTP-e AND have not taken the 45-Hour Advanced Pharmacology Course in...

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Call for Applications! OAAPN Board of Directors

This is an exciting time for all APRNs — and serving on the OAAPN Board is an outstanding way to have a greater voice for Ohio's Advanced Practice Registered Nurses! Applications are now being accepted for: President-Elect (3-year commitment as President-Elect,...

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OAAPN Toledo/Bowling Green Chapter Meeting

You asked for more CEUs...and we're responding! 2.0 hours CE provided by Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health SAVE THE DATE When: Thursday, September 14, 2017 Time: 6:00 pm Where:  WW Knight Nature Preserve Hankison Great Room 29530 White Rd., Perrysburg, OH 43551...

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THE OAAPN STATEWIDE CONFERENCE
OCTOBER 19-21, 2017

We are very excited to return to our Downtown Columbus location for the OAAPN Statewide Conference, giving us unlimited growth potential in a diverse and vibrant area. Don’t miss the best APRN continuing education conference in Ohio! All are welcome! Look for registration info in August 2017.

OAAPN IS COMMITTED…

to changing Ohio law to allow APRNs the ability to provide the best possible health care to Ohioans. Full Practice Authority is defined as the “collection of state practice and licensure laws that allow APRNs to evaluate patients, diagnose, order and interpret diagnostic tests, initiate and manage treatments – including prescribe medications – under the exclusive licensure authority of the state board of nursing.”

We have come a long way in the last decade, however Ohio’s APRNs continue to be restricted by outdated state practice regulations. OAAPN is the voice of over 13,000 APRNs in Ohio – we all need to pull together to ensure that APRNs can practice at the highest level of their education, training and certification.

Membership Matters

I love being an Advanced Practice Nurse and want to be as involved as I can in promoting my profession.

Candy Rinehart

President, OAAPN

I believe that it is important to be engaged with other advanced practice nurses in improving not only our profession, but improving patient care along the way.

Bethany Parsell

Central Region Director, OAAPN

I like to keep up on the newest developments in medications, legislature and changes that affect my practice. OAAPN makes it easy to do.

Kelly Shank

Northwest Region Director, OAAPN

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