NP Fast Facts | All About NPs

NP Fast Facts | All About NPs

NP Fast Facts Nurse Practitioners have been providing primary, acute and specialty health care to patients of all ages and walks of life for nearly half a century. NPs assess patients, order and interpret diagnostic tests, make diagnoses and initiate and manage...
OAAPN 2021 By the Numbers Infographic

OAAPN 2021 By the Numbers Infographic

2021 was an exciting year for OAAPN. We enjoyed get back in-person to our annual 2021 Statewide Conference where we mixed and mingled with 329 Ohio APRNs and student APRNs. We are excited to take a look back at our successes in 2021 and look forward to more in 2022 as...
Self-Care Strategies: Get Moving

Self-Care Strategies: Get Moving

Get moving! As we move forward in this new year, this is a perfect time to reflect, recenter, and take a look at your priorities. As a healthcare professional, your job is to take care of other people’s minds, bodies, and spirits—but how much time do you set aside to...
Self-Care Strategies: Hydrate

Self-Care Strategies: Hydrate

Self-Care Strategies – Hydrate!  As we move forward in this new year, this is a perfect time to reflect, recenter, and take a look at your priorities. As a healthcare professional, your job is to take care of other people’s minds, bodies, and spirits—but how...
American Heart Month

American Heart Month

This February marks the 58th commemoration of American Heart Month when the American Heart Association (AHA) works to shine a spotlight on heart disease, the leading cause of death of Americans and worldwide. Additionally, the first Friday of American Heart Month,...
Tips for Becoming a Nurse Practitioner

Tips for Becoming a Nurse Practitioner

One of the many benefits of a career in nursing is the ability to advance within the profession. One way to do this is to obtain a Master’s degree in nursing and become an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN). One type of APRN is a nurse practitioner (NP), a...
Health and Fitness Tips for APRNs

Health and Fitness Tips for APRNs

Being an APRN demands a high level of physical stamina and mental clarity, as the profession oftentimes requires spending large portions of each day on your feet, providing patient care, and making critical decisions about diagnoses and treatments. Focusing on your...
A Conversation with OAAPN President, Kelly Shank

A Conversation with OAAPN President, Kelly Shank

2021 Year In Review A Conversation with OAAPN President, Kelly Shank We sat down with OAAPN President, Kelly Shank, to discuss a few of the highlights of 2021 and reflects on her goals for OAAPN in 2022. What do you see as some of the highlights from 2021, both for...