How to Register for the Statewide Conference

How to Register for the Statewide Conference

Take a minute to review the schedule and select which sessions you wish to attend. You will be choosing these during the registration process and these selections are FINAL. Click here to register. You do NOT need to log in to website to register for the conference....
Know an Outstanding Ohio APRN?

Know an Outstanding Ohio APRN?

We are now accepting nominations for OAAPN’s annual Leadership Awards. The two categories are an award for demonstrating excellence in an APRN Role; and an award for advocacy for promoting the role of APRNs in Ohio. The deadline for nominations has been extended...
Other APRN Events of Interest

Other APRN Events of Interest

Healthcare Innovation and Entrepreneurship Workshop DATES:                 September 21–22, 2017 LOCATION:         Longaberger Alumni House at The Ohio State University More Info here: www.go.osu.edu/startup 31st Annual Symposium for Diabetes Professionals –...
Contacting The Ohio Board of Nursing

Contacting The Ohio Board of Nursing

Dear OAAPN Members, OAAPN has received numerous requests from members regarding assistance in facilitating responses from the Ohio Board of Nursing.  We are well aware of the frustration and concern raised by OAAPN members regarding their difficulty in obtaining...
Statewide Saturday General Sessions

Statewide Saturday General Sessions

Focus on Understanding and treating Addiction Drugs of Addiction: Alcohol and Opioid Pharmacotherapy 8:00 am – 10:00 am Dr. Chris Paxos and Dr. Sara Dugan will open Saturday’s program discussing drugs of addiction, including both alcohol use disorder and opioid...
Pre-Conference Workshops

Pre-Conference Workshops

Thursday, October 19, 2017 Additional fees apply! $100 per session unless otherwise noted. 8:00 am Infectious Diseases Diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases including MRSA, Lyme disease, urinary tract infections, C-Diff, and community acquired pneumonia will...
Texas Relief, Practice and Donations

Texas Relief, Practice and Donations

The Texas Board of Nursing has a Hurricane Harvey disaster relief page available here which has information specific to APRN emergency licensure, and a listing of agencies where interested nurses can look for volunteer opportunities. The Texas Board of Nursing again...
New Limits on Prescription Opioids for Acute Pain

New Limits on Prescription Opioids for Acute Pain

Effective today, Aug. 31, 2017, the Ohio Boards of Nursing, Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy respectively has new rules for prescribing opioid analgesics for the treatment of acute pain. The Nursing Board urges APRN prescribers and all licensees to review new...
2017 Statewide Conference Keynotes

2017 Statewide Conference Keynotes

Progress and Effecting Change for Ohio’s APRNs   A Call to Action: Education, Policy and Practice Needs YOU! Angela Golden, DNP, FNP-C Dr. Golden believes that nurse practitioners are an answer to America’s healthcare crisis. During the opening session, she will...