American Heart Month: #OurHearts are Healthier Together

American Heart Month: #OurHearts are Healthier Together

February is American Heart Month, the perfect time to help others develop heart healthy habits. Remember, we are more successful at meeting our health goals when we join forces with others. For American Heart Month 2019, make a pact with others to be heart healthy....
Meet Amazing APRN Sonya Wells

Meet Amazing APRN Sonya Wells

Sonya Wells, APRN-CNP, has served her community as both an advanced practice registered nurse, as well as an entrepreneur. Sonya has over 15 years of healthcare experience, worked in various nursing roles for the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, and now...
New Year, New Opportunities

New Year, New Opportunities

A Message From Joseclyn Greaves, OAAPN President I have set goals both professionally and personally as we enter 2019. One of my goals is for OAAPN to continue the fight to remove the mandated SCA. We have come so far in the last 15 years in our state and at times it...
Calling All Hockey Fans! Join OAAPN for a Night at the Rink

Calling All Hockey Fans! Join OAAPN for a Night at the Rink

Toledo Walleye vs. Wheeling Nailers – Friday, March 1, 2019 @ 7:15 pm Hockey fans! Please join OAAPN, the Toledo Walleye and your fellow APRNs for an evening of laid-back fun at the rink! Join us Friday, March 1, as the Walleye take on the Wheeling Nailers at 7:15...
Celebrating National CRNA Week

Celebrating National CRNA Week

National CRNA Week celebrates the 53,000+ Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists and student registered nurse anesthetists who safely and cost-effectively provide more than 45 million anesthetics each year. Established by the American Association of Nurse...
Getting To Know New OAAPN Board Member Toni Harrison

Getting To Know New OAAPN Board Member Toni Harrison

The important work of OAAPN is made possible by APRNs across the state volunteering their time and energy to advocate for their profession, and none more so than our volunteer board members. Get to know more about New Board Member, Toni Harrison, why she volunteers,...
Take Care of Yourself, Too

Take Care of Yourself, Too

New Year’s Resolutions might seem cliche, but 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...
OAAPN: Year in Review

OAAPN: Year in Review

As this year comes to a close, we wanted to highlight just a few of the things that OAAPN accomplished this year: Passage of HB 111 that allows pink slipping for psych APRNs in Ohio. Introduced HB 726 which seeks to retire the mandated Standard Care Arrangement (SCA)...
Meet Amazing APRN Nick Pottkotter

Meet Amazing APRN Nick Pottkotter

Nick Pottkotter has been an APRN since 2012, when he graduated from the University of Toledo. He starting working as a hospitalist, then worked in the emergency department, and has also worked in the urgent care setting, as well as nursing homes. He is currently...
Support the OAAPN PAC

Support the OAAPN PAC

Why does OAAPN need a PAC? The benefit of having an OAAPN PAC is that it allows us to establish an organized process through which our members may send political contributions to be designated at a later date. Members of OAAPN are asked to contribute money to the PAC....