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...
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...
COVID-19 Emergency Rules for Telemedicine Visits

COVID-19 Emergency Rules for Telemedicine Visits

In an effort to provide better access to healthcare during the COVID-19 outbreak, the federal government, the State of Ohio, and many commercial payers have expanded coverage of telemedicine services. At this time, it is unknown when the emergency rules will end (or...
Updates from Governor DeWine and ODH Director Amy Acton

Updates from Governor DeWine and ODH Director Amy Acton

A summary of the updates from Governor DeWine and ODH Director Amy Acton from this weekend: – 36 confirmed COVID-19 cases. At least 350 pending who are under investigation. – Age ranges from 31-86 years old.  13 are females and  23 are males. –...