Advance Your Career and The APRN Profession | Join OAAPN

Advance Your Career and The APRN Profession | Join OAAPN

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...
Managing Stress and Burnout Through the Pandemic

Managing Stress and Burnout Through the Pandemic

While managing the COVID-19 global pandemic has been challenging for everyone, APRNs on the frontlines of the pandemic are particularly prone to feeling its effects. In addition to exposing themselves and potentially family members to an increased risk of the disease,...
Introducing Board Member, Michelle Zamudio

Introducing Board Member, Michelle Zamudio

Michelle Zamudio is joining the OAAPN Board as the Director of Professional Relations and also is a member of the Reimbursement Committee.  A CNM, Michelle is an Assistant Professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and a Midwife at Christ Hospital....
Introducing Board Member, Barbara Schaffner

Introducing Board Member, Barbara Schaffner

The Associate Provost for Graduate Studies and Professor of Nursing at Otterbein University, Barbara Schaffner joins the OAAPN Board as the Central Region Director. She began her educational career at the University of Cincinnati, where she earned her BSN, and then...
COVID-19 Update: Vaccinations Begin in Ohio

COVID-19 Update: Vaccinations Begin in Ohio

December 14, 2020: (COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. VACCINATIONS BEGIN IN OHIO Governor DeWine announced today that the first COVID-19...
Introducing Board Member, Kimberly Brazee

Introducing Board Member, Kimberly Brazee

Incoming Board Member, Kimberly Brazee will serve as the Northeast Region Director for OAAPN. First earning her Bachelor’s in Nursing from Cleveland State University, Kimberly went on to earn her Master’s degree as an acute care nurse practitioner from Kent State...
Give the Gift of Membership This Holiday Season

Give the Gift of Membership This Holiday Season

The strength of OAAPN truly lies in its numbers – so what better gift for either new or existing members than to give them the gift of membership that allows them to invest in themselves and their profession.    OAAPN membership provides support for full...
Update on the Pfizer COVID Vaccine

Update on the Pfizer COVID Vaccine

Please join Pfizer leaders on December 8 at 4 PM – 5PM (EST) for an update on the Pfizer COVID vaccine. David Hering, President, Pfizer Vaccines North American and Alejandro Cane, MD, Vaccines Scientific and Medical Affairs Lead North America, will be the featured...
Who Will Get the Coronavirus Vaccine First?

Who Will Get the Coronavirus Vaccine First?

Repost from the New York Times Based on its recent discussions, the C.D.C. committee will almost certainly recommend that the nation’s 21 million health care workers be eligible before anyone else, along with three million mostly elderly people living in nursing homes...