Small Donations Make a Big Difference

Small Donations Make a Big Difference

The OAAPN PAC is the legislative voice for Ohio’s APRNs! Your contribution supports state legislators who advocate for APRNs and healthcare access for all Ohioans. Financial contributions to OAAPN PAC must be made by individuals. Association dues cannot be used. We...
The Importance of Leadership in Nursing

The Importance of Leadership in Nursing

The healthcare industry is constantly and rapidly changing, and it is only with strong nurse leadership that nurses will continue to grow and help to shape a smarter healthcare delivery system for the future. In fact, effective nursing leadership is essential to...
APRN Leadership Essential for Better Access to Care in Ohio

APRN Leadership Essential for Better Access to Care in Ohio

Written by Amanda Rumpke, MSN, APRN-CNP The University of Cincinnati’s College of Nursing slogan reads: “UC nurses. We see Leaders.” How apt? From the beginning of our training  until the end of our careers, nurses master the art of understanding needs and ensuring...
APRN Resources

APRN Resources

The voice of more than 17,000 APRNs in Ohio, the Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses (OAAPN) membership includes Nurse Practitioners, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, Clinical Nurse Specialists, and Certified Nurse-Midwives. Membership in OAAPN...
How to Become an APRN

How to Become an APRN

A widespread shortage of physicians is placing pressure on the nursing profession to fill the gap. The result is that the demand for advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), is expected to grow at a high rate. In addition, new knowledge in medical care requires...
Ohio NPs and APRNs Rising to the Occasion

Ohio NPs and APRNs Rising to the Occasion

While none of us involved with OAAPN are surprised that Ohio APRNs have gone above and beyond the call of duty during the global pandemic, it is nice to see their tremendous efforts recognized. From all of us, thank you to Matthew, Jamie, Jennifer, and Rachel, and all...