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OAAPN’s 30th Annual Statewide Conference will be held in Columbus, Ohio on October, 21-23, 2021, at the Hyatt Regency and Columbus Convention Center. We are thrilled to be back this year with an in-person event for the Statewide Conference, once again located in the...
Attending the 2021 Statewide Conference? Thinking of attending? Here's what you need to know.
Burnout has become a widespread issue in the workforce, particularly in the healthcare sector. Burnout can show up as physical, emotional, and behavioral symptoms. We recently received valuable information on burnout from Tiffany Pottkotter, MSN, MA, RN, LPCC,...
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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We have come a long way in the last decade, however Ohio’s APRNs continue to be restricted by outdated state practice regulations.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 16,000 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.