OAAPN Scholarships — Applications Being Accepted

OAAPN Scholarships — Applications Being Accepted

OAAPN Scholarships – Apply Now! To promote the professional development of APRNs, each year OAAPN awards up to four $1,500 scholarships for students in an approved entry level program leading to APRN licensure as well as one $2,000 DNP scholarship. These awards...
Thank An APRN

Thank An APRN

  Join Us and Thank an APRN One kind word can change someone’s entire day.  During these challenging times, many of our fellow APRNs are on the frontlines of the healthcare system, fighting to keep all of us safe and healthy. Whether your favorite APRN is a...
Tips to Take Care of Yourself During COVID-19

Tips to Take Care of Yourself During COVID-19

Just as the public is being asked to stay home, APRNs and other healthcare professionals are being asked to step to the frontlines to fight the pandemic. In addition to working to protect yourself and your family from infection of the coronavirus, it also is important...
The OAAPN Mission

The OAAPN Mission

The OAAPN Mission As a profession, Advanced Practice Nursing continues to gain strength, as we move towards achieving our goal of removing the barriers that limit our practice, like the Standard Care Arrangement (SCA).  OAAPN membership provides support for full...
5 Simple Ways to Show Your Support for Essential Workers

5 Simple Ways to Show Your Support for Essential Workers

As many of us are being asked to stay at home to help battle the global pandemic, frontline workers are being asked to step forward. Medical professionals, first responders, and essential workers who are keeping our communities moving deserve both our thanks and our...
Board Member Spotlight: Erin Hennessey

Board Member Spotlight: Erin Hennessey

The OAAPN Northwest Regional Co-Director, Erin Hennessey is a Doctor of Nursing Practice educated nurse practitioner and Assistant Professor of Nursing at Gonzaga University. As a Registered Nurse, her background was Pediatric Emergent, Intensive, and Recovery Care in...
Celebrating National Nurses Week – Plus a Few Freebies

Celebrating National Nurses Week – Plus a Few Freebies

The Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses is celebrating National Nurses Week and our amazing APRNs, and taking a moment to acknowledge the collective impact of our profession now more than ever.    National Nurses Week was established by the American...
Meet Amazing APRN Debra Young

Meet Amazing APRN Debra Young

Debra Young, APRN-CNP from Aultman Hospital, is truly an Amazing APRN. She is a pioneer who has been at Aultman since the APRN role was in its infancy. Debra developed the clinical set up and policy for CRRT before there were CRRT machines at Aultman Hospital. She...