Call for Applications — OAAPN Board of Directors

Call for Applications — OAAPN Board of Directors

This is a challenging yet rewarding time for all APRNs and serving on the OAAPN Board of Directors is a way to have a greater voice for Ohio’s Advanced Practice Registered Nurses. Applications are now being accepted for: President Elect (6 year term comprised of...
As APRNs, We Are In This Together

As APRNs, We Are In This Together

By Jesse V. McClain IV, DNP, APRN-CNS, OAAPN Immediate Past President To say the past few months have been a bizarre and demanding time in healthcare may be an understatement and OAAPN appreciates all of our fellow Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) for your...
OAAPN Statewide Conference Update

OAAPN Statewide Conference Update

Statewide Conference Update: In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the fact that OAAPN is an association comprised of frontline healthcare workers, the OAAPN Board of Directors has decided to cancel this year’s 2020 Statewide Conference originally scheduled for late...
APRNs Improving Patient Care

APRNs Improving Patient Care

The Role of APRNs in Patient-Centered Care Healthcare professionals seek to provide patient-centered care in order to increase patient satisfaction and positive patient experiences. As a shortage of physicians in the United States limits doctors’ ability to provide...
Perks of OAAPN Membership

Perks of OAAPN Membership

The strength of OAAPN lies in its numbers – our members who choose to invest in themselves and our shared profession through membership. The mission of OAAPN is to ensure that Ohioans have access to cost effective, high quality care provided by Advanced Practice...
The Difference Between PAC and General Advocacy Donations

The Difference Between PAC and General Advocacy Donations

Did you know there are two ways you can help support OAAPN advocacy efforts? You can contribute to the OAAPN Political Action Committee fund or to the OAAPN General Advocacy Fund.   The OAAPN PAC is a source of funds that OAAPN uses to contribute to state...
Top 10 Tips for a New APRN

Top 10 Tips for a New APRN

Healthcare is one of the largest and fastest-growing industries in the United States and globally. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that healthcare careers have some of the lowest unemployment rates across the board, with above average job growth rates,...
Nurse Practitioners at a Glance

Nurse Practitioners at a Glance

Nurse practitioners, also known as NPs, are expert clinicians with advanced training who provide primary, acute and specialty health care. NPs are the providers of choice for millions of Americans, and evaluate patients, diagnose, write prescriptions, and bring a...
Certified Nurse Midwife: Everything You Need to Know

Certified Nurse Midwife: Everything You Need to Know

Certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) are valued and trusted healthcare providers who provide women with a low-tech, high-touch alternative to traditional gynecologic and obstetrical care. CNMs are advanced practice registered nurses who possess a graduate-level degree in...