Our Accomplishments and Legislative Efforts

Our Accomplishments and Legislative Efforts

The mission of OAAPN is to ensure that Ohioans have access to the cost-effective, high-quality care provided by Advanced Practice Nurses, and one of the ways we do this is by promoting the practice of Advanced Practice Nursing and participating in the monitoring and...
New Member Benefits

New Member Benefits

New Member Benefits: OAAPN Group Health Plan Resource!   The Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses (OAAPN) has partnered with Association Benefit Planners (ABP) as a resource to assist in finding affordable plans and benefits for your group.   ABP...
Meet Amazing APRN Randee Masciola

Meet Amazing APRN Randee Masciola

Congratulations to Randee Masciola DNP APRN-CNP WHNP-BC, an OAAPN member since 2015, who was selected this year for entry into the American Association of Nurse Practitioner’s (AANP) prestigious community of Fellows. Fellows are recognized NP leaders who have...
OAAPN Leadership Awards | Nominations Now Open

OAAPN Leadership Awards | Nominations Now Open

2021 Nominations Are Open! OAAPN is presenting up to three leadership awards: An award for demonstrating Excellence in an APRN Role; an award for Advocacy for promoting the role of the APRN in Ohio; and an award for a Preceptor who exemplifies professionalism, service...
Introducing Board Member, Summer Buckenmeyer

Introducing Board Member, Summer Buckenmeyer

Following her graduation with her BSN from Wheeling Jesuit University in 2007, Summer Buckenmeyer, MSN, FNP-BC, APRN, CNP began working for the Cleveland Clinic in the Heart Vascular Thoracic Institute where she has remained for her entire nursing career. Since then...
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...
Benefits of Networking and In-Person Education

Benefits of Networking and In-Person Education

In-person networking and continuing education for healthcare professionals in general, and specifically APRNs, is essential to enhancing and advancing their careers. Developing professional relationships, attending professional conferences, and participating in...
Tips for National Nutrition Month

Tips for National Nutrition Month

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics created National Nutrition Month to be recognized annually during the month of March. The goal of the campaign is to encourage people to make informed food choices and develop sound eating and physical activity habits that can be...
All About APRNs | Infographic

All About APRNs | Infographic

Advance Practice Registered Nurses (APRN) include Certified Nurse Midwives (CNM), Certified Nurse Practitioners (CNP), Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS), and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA). All of these APRNs practice in Ohio, yet have encountered many...