October 26-28, 2023 | In Person | Columbus, Ohio

2023 OAAPN Conference

Save the Date! OAAPN is excited to announce the 2023 Statewide Conference being held at the Hyatt Regency & Greater Columbus Convention Center and offering over 18 hours of continuing education. Registration opens August 15

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See you in October!

Event Program


Thursday, October 26 (7:00am – 8:00am)

Grab and Go Breakfast for Pre-Conference Attendees

Thursday, October 26 (8:00am – 12:00pm)

12 Lead ECG Interpretation

Louann Bailey, APRN-CNP

Intra-articular and Peri-articular Injections

Larry Rosenberger, APRN-CNP
Julie Melendez, APRN-CNP

Basic Suturing

Tonya Fulk, APRN-CNP
Andrew Berger, APRN-CNP
Sarah Haben, APRN-CNP
Denise Hutton, APRN-CNP
Kathy Praisler-Wood, APRN-CNP
Aimee Larouere, APRN-CNP

Thursday, October 26 (12:00pm – 1:00pm)

Novo Nordisk Sponsored Lunch

Thursday, October 26 (1:00pm – 5:00pm)

Minor Office Procedures

Tonya Fulk, APRN-CNP
Andrew Berger, APRN-CNP
Sarah Haben, APRN-CNP
Denise Hutton, APRN-CNP
Kathy Praisler-Wood, APRN-CNP
Aimee Larouere,APRN-CNP

Optimizing Revenue with Correct Documentation & Coding

Sally Streiber,BS, MBA, CPC, CEMC
Bethany Parsell, APRN-CNP

Advanced Cardiology: Cardiac Diagnostics/Stress Testing

Erin Fitzpatrick, PA-C

Thursday, October 26 (5:30pm – 7:30pm)

Welcome Reception, Exhibits, & Poster Presentations

Thursday, October 26 (7:30pm – 9:30pm)

Casino Night


Friday, October 28 (7:00am – 8:00am)

Breakfast in Battelle Exhibit Hall

Friday, October 28 (General Session 8:00am – 11:30am)

Awards and Scholarships

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Healthcare

Kathy Wright, PhD, APRN-CNS

APRN Advocacy

Angela Thompson, DNP, FNP-C, BC-ADM, CDCES, FAANP

Friday, October 28 (11:30am – 1:00pm)

Lunch in Battelle Exhibit Hall

Chapter Leader Luncheon

Friday, October 28 (Breakout Session 1: 1:00pm – 2:00pm)

Ten Cases That Will Make You the Smartest Musculoskeletal Provider in the Room

Joseph Congeni, MD

Sexual Health Updates for Primary Care

Michelle Zamudio, APRN-CNM

Child Trafficking

Jennifer Tscholl, MD

Friday, October 28 (Breakout Session 2: 2:15pm – 3:15pm)

Psych Mental Health

Lee Tyson, DNP, APRN-CNP

Updates in Pulmonary Medicine (Acute & Primary Care)

Mallory Hatmaker, APRN-CNP


Lauren Zamborsky, APRN-CNP

Friday, October 28 (Breakout Session 3: 3:30pm – 4:30pm)


Pam Maxson, PhD, PCC, SPHR

When Transition becomes Trepidation: Implementing a TTP Program

Sara Wilson-Rector, APRN-CNP
Mary Lou O’Brien, APRN-CNP
Ratna Palakodeti, MD


Kinsey Kolega, APRN-CNP

Friday, October 28 (Breakout Session 4: 4:45pm – 5:45pm)

Malpractice - do I need my own policy?

Jeffrey W. Powers, APRN, FNP, JD

Forensic Follow Up

Jaclyn Lynch, APRN.CNP

Acute Management of Hyperglycemia

Cara Harris, DNP, APRN-CNP


Saturday, October 29 (6:45am – 7:45am)

Abbvie Breakfast Symposium

Saturday, October 29 (General Session: Pharmacology Updates 8:00am – 12:00pm)

Depression Pharmacotherapy Review

Chris Paxos, PharmD

Weight Lost? Pharmacotherapy Update on Weight Management

Richard Chan, PharmD

2022 CDC Guidelines of Prescribing Opioids for Pain

Jessica Emshoff, PharmD

Drug Shortages and Alternatives

Kylke Gustafson, PharmD

Our Sponsors

Thank You to our Symposium Sponsors!

Thursday Lunch Symposium Sponsor

Saturday Breakfast Symposium Sponsor