Federal Trade Commission Shows Support for House Bill 177

Federal Trade Commission Shows Support for House Bill 177

The Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses has been working with Rep. Brinkman’s office to obtain a response from the Federal Trade Commission regarding HB 177. In its response dated Jan 9th, the FTC urged legislators in Ohio to pass bills including HB 177...
OAAPN Year in Review and Looking Ahead to 2020

OAAPN Year in Review and Looking Ahead to 2020

OAAPN Year in Review and Looking Ahead to 2020 A Conversation with Joscelyn Greaves, OAAPN President     What are some of the highlights from 2019, both for APRNs as a profession and OAAPN as an organization?  For OAAPN, of course, the most significant thing...
Watch Live: March OBON Advisory Committee Meeting

Watch Live: March OBON Advisory Committee Meeting

We will be live on Monday, March 2, 2020 for the March OBON Advisory Committee Meeting! Beginning at 10:00am on Monday, March 2, OAAPN will be streaming the Ohio Board of Nursing’s APRN Advisory Committee meeting live on Facebook. This important service will...
Board Member Spotlight: Michele Pirc

Board Member Spotlight: Michele Pirc

As the Director of Advance Practice Providers at Lake Health System in Mentor, Ohio, Michele Pirc holds a hybrid position as a clinician and administrator, overseeing the health system’s advanced practice providers (APPs), including both NPs and PAs. She holds...
Clinical Nurse Specialist: Everything You Need to Know

Clinical Nurse Specialist: Everything You Need to Know

Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNSs) are leaders in the field of nursing and play a pivotal role in health care. CNSs are advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) who have completed a graduate degree (Master’s or Doctorate) in a speciality practice area, demonstrating...
Heart Healthy Tips for American Heart Month

Heart Healthy Tips for American Heart Month

February 2020 marks the 56th consecutive American Heart Month, during which the nation turns its attention to keeping families and communities free from heart disease. Join OAAPN in discussing heart healthy tips this month. Cardiovascular disease, which includes heart...
Northwest Region Spring Conference

Northwest Region Spring Conference

Northwest Region Conference Friday, March 20, 2020 applied for 7.5 CEs WHERE Bowling Green State University Bowen Thompson Student Union 1001 E Wooster St Bowling Green, OH 43403 COST $75 Student Members $100 Members ($150 after March 4) $150 Nonmembers ($200 after...
Celebrating National CRNA Week

Celebrating National CRNA Week

  National CRNA Week celebrates the nearly 54,000 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists and student registered nurse anesthetists who safely and cost-effectively provide more than 49 million anesthetics each year. Established by the American Association of...
Advanced Practice Registered Nursing: A Growing Profession

Advanced Practice Registered Nursing: A Growing Profession

A Growing Profession According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), including nurse practitioners, nurse anesthetists, and nurse midwives, is projected to grow 26 percent from 2018 to 2028, much...