Latest News and Updates
As you may be aware, psychiatric APRNs are now covered under the Medicaid prescribing exemption, eliminating the requirement to pursue prior authorization, an exemption psychiatrists have for prescribing atypical anti-psychotics and antidepressants. OAAPN worked very...read more
We had over 700 APRNs attend the Statewide Conference last week. Make sure to check out the photos on our Facebook page. A big "thank you!" to all who attended and made this one of our best conferences ever! Please Complete CE Evaluations If you attended...read more
Renewal of your APRN license with the Ohio Board of Nursing begins July 1. All CNP, CNS and CNM renewal applicants must provide the OBON with a list of their current collaborating physicians and the physicians' business addresses as part of the online renewal...read more
Talking Points from AANP: Nurse Practitioners, also known as NPs, are expert clinicians with advanced training who provide primary, acute and specialty health care. NPs offer high-quality, cost-effective, patient-centered health care. NPs provide a full range of...read more
The OAAPN reimbursement team actively pursues resolution of APRN reimbursement concerns with all payers in Ohio and compiles it in matrix format listing payer and status. This matrix was recently updated to provide the latest information we have gathered. To access...read more
OAAPN started a new program at the Statewide Conference this year giving members an opportunity to sponsor a student's conference registration. A big thank you to Candy Rinehart and Bethany Parsell for sponsoring Alexa McGuire and Zach Manson this year. We hope this...read more
SUPPORT OUR PAC
DONATE OR BUY SWAG NOW
Support OAAPN and Ohio APRNs
Make a Donation
The OAAPN PAC helps eliminate practice barriers to provide quality care to all Ohioans.
Buy OAAPN Swag
All purchases support OAAPN’s Political Action Committee.
Apply for a volunteer position or to be a member of the Key Person Program.
Current Preceptors and Needs
Join the OAAPN Board or become a Regional Director or Chapter Leader in your area.
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.
I love being an Advanced Practice Nurse and want to be as involved as I can in promoting my profession.Candy Rinehart
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
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