October 21-23, 2021 | In Person | Columbus, Ohio

2021 OAAPN Conference

OAAPN is excited to announce the in person 2021 OAAPN Statewide Conference at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus, Ohio.

Registration is now open. For faster registration, please check to make sure your membership is current. Visit our current program to get an idea of what is coming! There will be no on-site registration.

** Preview the PAC Silent “Virtual” Auction! Opens Monday, October 18 at 12pm and closes Friday, October 22 at 2:15pm.

Also, don’t forget to check out our growing list of sponsors, including Abbvie and Novo Nordisk.

Interested in being an exhibitor or sponsor? Click the exhibitor/sponsor form button below for more info!

2019 OAAPN Statewide Conference

Event Program

This educational activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® for approval of up to 19.27 contact hours of accredited education.

THURSDAY

Thursday, October 21 (7:00am – 8:00am)

Grab 'n Go Breakfast for Pre-Conference Attendees

Thursday, October 21 (8:00am – 12:00pm)

Minor Procedures in Primary Care (limit 50 - additional $25 charge)

Buffy Blunt, PhD, FNP-BC
Colleen Stellabotte, FNP-BC

1. Demonstrate injection of local anesthesia for digital block (RX)
2. State 2 indications for subungeal hematoma release
3. Demonstrate abscess incision and drainage (RX)
4. List 2 indications for nail removal (RX)

Intra-articular and Peri-articular Injections (limit 40)

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

1. Discuss Common Musculoskeletal pathologies and indications for intraarticular and periarticular injections.
2. Explore musculoskeletal anatomy and identify anatomic landmarks necessary to perform successful intraarticular and periarticular injections
3. Identify common intraarticular periarticular injection techniques.
4. List important codes for billing and reimbursement.
5. (RX)Discuss Pharmacological Principles of common injectables including local anesthetics and corticosteroids.
6. Demonstrate proper intraarticular and periarticular injection techniques.

12 Lead ECG Interpretation (limit 125)

Louann Bailey, DNP, APRN-CNP

1. Understand normal physiology and pathophysiology that affects the 12 lead EKG
2. Identify a systematic approach to interpreting the12 lead EKG
3. Determine HR, common arrhythmias and common drugs that affect rhythms/EKG. Axis, hypertrophy determination and why it matters (RX)
4. Determine bundle branch block; causes and concerns
5. Understand changes on the 12 lead EKG as it relates to: myocardial ischemia, Acute injury, old injury
6. Describe common drug therapies to treat coronary disease (RX)
7. 12 lead EKG changes that are manifested from electrolyte abnormalities and other pathology

Basic Suturing (limit 50 - additional $25 charge)

Tonya Fulk, APRN-CNP
Sarah Block, APRN-CNP
Denise Hutton, APRN-CNP
Kathy Praisler-Wood, APRN-CNP

1. Descirbe and review the fundamentals of wound preparation including the prevention of infection
2. (RX) Discuss & review use of antimicrobial cleaners & oral antibiotics used for lacerations
3. Describe and review normal wound healing and methods of wound closure
4. (RX) Describe & Review the use of local anesthesia, mechanism of action, dosages, precautions and adverse reactions & demonstrate the use of a local anesthetic
5. Describe and review wound closure techniques
6. Describe and review techniques of basic suturing and simple knot tying

Thursday, October 21 (Lunch Symposium: 12:00pm – 1:00pm)

Shifting Perspectives; When Should You Use a GLP1 for Type 2 Diabetes

Lunch Symposium Sponsored by Novo Nordisk
(no charge, pre-registration required)

Thursday, October 21 (1:00pm – 5:00pm)

Optimizing Revenue with Correct Documentation & Coding

Sally Streiber,BS, MBA, CPC, CEMC

1. Describe OAAPN Reimbursement Goals – Medicaid, Medicare and Commercial Payer Updates; documentation, Coding and Billing Foundations
2. Describe documentation, Coding and Reimbursement for Evaluation and Management Codes; AMA Evaluation and Management Coding Changes for 2021 – New and Established Patient Visits Only
3. Describe General Documentation and Coding Information; Procedure Documentation and Coding; Preventive Services;
4. Discuss Medicare Wellness Visits; Telemedicine; Data Mining and Benchmarking

Basic Suturing (limit 50 - additional $25 charge)

Tonya Fulk, APRN-CNP
Sarah Block, APRN-CNP
Denise Hutton, APRN-CNP
Kathy Praisler-Wood, APRN-CNP

1. Descirbe and review the fundamentals of wound preparation including the prevention of infection
2. (RX) Discuss & review use of antimicrobial cleaners & oral antibiotics used for lacerations
3. Describe and review normal wound healing and methods of wound closure
4. (RX) Describe & Review the use of local anesthesia, mechanism of action, dosages, precautions and adverse reactions & demonstrate the use of a local anesthetic
5. Describe and review wound closure techniques
6. Describe and review techniques of basic suturing and simple knot tying

Universal Infectious Disease Essentials

Stephanie Ellenberger, RN, BSN, MSN, FNP-BC

1. Participants will have a brief review of the most commonly prescribed antibiotics and their spectrum of activity against bacterial targets. They should leave the session with a better understanding of basic antimicrobial resistance mechanisms expressed by both Gram positive organisms and Gram negative organisms. This review should ultimately enhance the prescriber’s ability and confidence to choose appropriate antibiotic therapy for their patients as well as to help them choose alternative therapies should initial treatment be ineffective. We will also review de-escalation techniques so that the participants can help contribute to antimicrobial stewardship in their regions. (RX)
2. The participants will have a review of common infectious processes which can be seen in any practice setting that they may be called upon to treat in their patient populations. This review should strengthen their ability to appropriately assess, diagnose, and treat infectious problems as they arise in their patients.
3. We will discuss the importance of appropriate and timely infectious disease consultation so the participants will know when and at what time they should consider referral to or consultation from an infectious disease service.

Intra-articular and Peri-articular Injections (limit 40)

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

1. Discuss Common Musculoskeletal pathologies and indications for intraarticular and periarticular injections.
2. Explore musculoskeletal anatomy and identify anatomic landmarks necessary to perform successful intraarticular and periarticular injections
3. Identify common intraarticular periarticular injection techniques.
4. List important codes for billing and reimbursement.
5. (RX)Discuss Pharmacological Principles of common injectables including local anesthetics and corticosteroids.
6. Demonstrate proper intraarticular and periarticular injection techniques.

Thursday, October 21 (5:30pm – 7:30pm)

Welcome Reception & Poster Presentations in the Exhibit Hall

Thursday, October 21 (7:30pm)

Casino Night

FRIDAY

Friday, October 22 (7:00am)

Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

Friday, October 22 (General Session: 8:30am – 11:30pm)

Best Year Ever: Inspiring Balance and Wellbeing

Angela Golden, DNP, FNP-C, FAANP

1. Recognize the GLADNP acronym
2. Utilize the steps GLADNP to assist patients to wellness
3. Practice GLADNP in 6 minutes to promote wellness

Legal Q&A - Top Member Questions of 2021

Jeana Singleton

1. Identify common obstacles to Ohio APRN practice

Intensifying Treatment: Pharmacotherapy for Obesity

Angela Golden, DNP, FNP-C, FAANP

1. Recognize the role of pharmacotherapy in obesity treatment
2. Evaluate evidence-based guidelines for pharmacologic management of chronic disease of obesity
3.Identify available pharmacotherapeutics that can be utilized to support treatment of chronic disease of obesity

Scholarship & Award Presentation

Friday, October 22 (12:00pm – 1:00pm)

Lunch in Exhibit Hall

Friday, October 22 (Breakout Session 1: 1:00pm – 2:00pm)

Initial Treatment of Musculoskeletal Injuries

Joseph Congeni, MD

1. Differentiate and manage dislocated shoulder vs. separated shoulder
2. Explain a simple work-up algorithm for the cost effective work-up of shoulder injuries such as dislocation, separation, impingement and neurologic and keeping it cost effective
3. Describe initial evaluation and diagnosis of sports related knee injuries
4. Discuss initial management and treatment of sports related knee injuries

Dyspareunia and Vaginal Atrophy: The Unspoken Concern

Stephanie Hawkins, DNP, WHNP-BC, FNP-BC, NCMP

1. Identify and define vaginal atrophy and dyspareunia
2. Recognize the concern and need to ask
3. Identify potential causes for both atrophy and dyspareunia
4. Identify treatment for both: pharmacological and non-pharmacological (RX)

Rapid Fire - ID, Psych and Derm

Stephanie Ellenberger, APRN-CNP
Tiffany Pottkotter, MSN, MA, RN, LPCC, PMHNP-BC
Leigh Ann Pansch, MSN, FNP-BC, DCNP

1. Identify signs and symptoms of depression and anxiety
2. Differentiate diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder
3. Identify pharmacologic options for treatment of Depression and Anxiety (RX)
4. Explain when to refer to Psychiatry
5. Identify dermatologic “Red Flag” symptoms commonly existing in serious/severe cases.
6. Create a dermatologic algorithm for triage of all patients with skin rashes, regardless of cause.
7. Understand the at risk populations for these opportunistic infections, initial workup needed to evaluate for pulmonary NTM, and most common treatment regimens.

Hyponatremia: From an Inpatient Perspective

Eric Snyder, DNP, APRN-CNP

1. Define and describe the effects of hyponatremia on the brain and the resultant presenting signs & symptoms
2. Define and describe the importance of total body water distribution and free water clearance by the renal system
3. Discuss the approach to the patient with hyponatremia including the differential diagnosis and treatment
4. Define and describe the risks of too rapid or delayed therapy for hyponatremia

Friday, October 22 (Breakout Session 2: 2:15pm – 3:15pm)

Rapid Fire - ID, Psych and Derm

Stephanie Ellenberger, APRN-CNP
Tiffany Pottkotter, MSN, MA, RN, LPCC, PMHNP-BC
Leigh Ann Pansch, MSN, FNP-BC, DCNP

1. Identify signs and symptoms of depression and anxiety
2. Differentiate diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder
3. Identify pharmacologic options for treatment of Depression and Anxiety (RX)
4. Explain when to refer to Psychiatry
5. Identify dermatologic “Red Flag” symptoms commonly existing in serious/severe cases.
6. Create a dermatologic algorithm for triage of all patients with skin rashes, regardless of cause.
7. Understand the at risk populations for these opportunistic infections, initial workup needed to evaluate for pulmonary NTM, and most common treatment regimens.

APRN Advocacy & Leadership

Meredith Foxx, MBA, APRN-CNP, APRN-CNS

1. Describe the importance of advocacy as a part of every APRN’s role
2. Describe the significance of APRNs in leadership roles.
3. Identify ways APRNs can demonstrate advocacy in their patient care role.
4. Discuss approaches to securing a formal leadership role as an APRN

Chronic Wound Care Pearls

Mary Jane Maloney, DNP, APRN-CNP, FAANP, CWS

1. Articulate the clinical approach for chronic wound evaluation
2. Determine the differences among the spectrum of wound infection and interventions to disrupt the infectious process
3. Outline the top three wound conditions/diagnoses which warrant an immediate surgical evaluations.

Cirrhosis Update for Primary Care Providers

Carrie Jennings, APRN-CNP

1. Discuss risk factors for advanced liver disease/cirrhosis
2. Identify clinical features and complications associated with cirrhosis and how to manage
3. Determine prognosis using MELD and other clinical tools
4. Discuss educating patients on optimizing overall health and risk reduction

Friday, October 22 (Breakout Session 3: 3:30pm – 4:30pm)

Rapid Fire - Poster Presentations

Shortage of Nurse Practitioner Preceptors: A Quality Improvement Project Addressing the Crisis within One Healthcare System – Shanna Botos, DNP, APRN-CNP

The Integration of Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) Educational Experiences into a Graduate Nursing Program – Mary Beth Zeni, ScD, MSN, BSN & Janet Baker, DNP, APRN-CNS

Shared Decision-making in Hospital Plan-of-care Rounds: An Integrative Review – Cynthia Stives, DNP, APRN-CNP

Recognizing Aesthetic Complications in Primary, Urgent, and Emergency Care

Erin Hennessey, DNP, APRN-CNP

1. Identify common complications of self or provider induced cosmetic/aesthetic treatments
2. Describe pharmacologic interventions for filler, light, and laser therapies (RX)
3. Discuss case study examples and clinical applications for urgent intervention

Transition to Practice - First Year

Bethany Parsell, APRN-CNP

1. Discuss certification vs. licensure, what is an APRN, importance of joining state and national organizations, brief history of Ohio APRN journey until now.
2. Describe In state vs out-of-state APRNs, schedule II requirements, renewal requirements, SCA, APRN title and title protection, formulary, etc.
3. Understand contract basics and expectations of your first job.

Making the Diagnosis with Lab Results

Angela Golden, DNP, FNP-C, FAANP

1. Review the differential diagnosis for abnormal UA and appropriate medications (RX)
2. Select next lab test for abnormal liver enzymes
3. Select appropriate reasons for Rapid Strep Screen and throat culture with appropriate medication selection (RX)
4. Review the updated colon cancer screening options

Friday, October 22 (Breakout Session 4: 4:45pm – 5:45pm)

Rapid Fire - Pediatrics

Sharon Perry, APRN-CNP
Beth Bish, APRN-CNP
Mandi Cafasso, DNP, APRN-CNP

1. Describe best practices for diagnosing pediatric ADHD
2. Describe best practices for non-medication management pediatric ADHD
3. Describe best practices for FDA approved medication management for pediatric ADHD (Rx)
4. Describe relevant elements of documentation as well as billing and coding of ADHD services in primary care.
5. Understand the systematic approach to a pediatric patient with abdominal pain
6. Identify the key components of evaluation and diagnostic testing for abdominal pain
7. Recognize red flags and differential diagnoses for abdominal pain
8. Review treatment guidelines for abdominal pain (Rx)
9. Review and discuss common endocrine concerns seen in primary care; including abnormal growth, abnormal thyroid function, and obesity.
10. Explain knowledge gained from review and discussion to case studies to assist in understanding when a referral is appropriate.

Ending the HIV Epidemic: Key Role of Advanced Practice Providers in Achieving Success

Jan Stockton, APRN-CNS

1. Select appropriate pharmacological therapies to treat asthma in adults and adolescents based upon patient-specific characteristics
2. Describe the relationship that exists between STIs and risk of HIV acquisition
3. Discuss the importance of sexual history and comprehensive STI screening in HIV prevention
4. Identify an evidence based approach to implementing PrEP in APP care setting

Rapid Fire - Geriatrics

Erin Ross, DNP, APRN, CNP, CORLIN, FAANP
Kelly Shank, APRN-CNP
Toni Harrison, APRN-CNP

1. Review work up for patients with cognitive decline
2. Review Types of Dementia
3. Review different cognitive screening tools
4. Identify common signs and symptoms of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
5. Review anatomy and physiology if BPPW
6. Review diagnostic tests and common maneuvers for BPPV
7. Review recommendations from the latest CPG on BPPV
8. The learner will be able to discuss the differences between asymptomatic bateriuria vs UTI.
9. The learner will be able to identify patients with asymptomatic bacteriuria vs UTI.
10. The learner will be able to discuss treatment for UTI based on current clinical guidelines

Ohio Law Updates 2021

Jeana Singleton
(1.0 hour Category A)

SATURDAY

Saturday, October 23 (Breakfast Symposium: 6:45am – 7:45am)

Ubrelvy (R): Acute Treatment Option for Migraine

Breakfast Symposium Sponsored by Abbvie
(no charge, pre-registration required)

Saturday, October 23 (General Session: 8:00am – 12:15pm)

Pharm Update

Topics to include:

Pharmacogenetics, Jessica Emshoff, PharmD

Cardio Update, Richard Chan, PharmD

Hormone Replacement Therapy, Rebecca Berg, PharmD

Pulmonary Updates, Kenneth Furdich, PharmD, BCACP

1. (RX) Compare and contrast the clinical features of asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and asthma/COPD overlap
2. (RX) Discuss current treatment guidelines for the management of asthma in adults and adolescents
3. (RX) Discuss pharmacological therapies indicated to treat asthma
4. (RX) Select appropriate pharmacological therapies to treat asthma in adults and adolescents based upon patient-specific characteristics
5. (RX) Discuss current treatment guidelines for the management of hormone replacement therapy
6. (RX) Compare and contrast the unique administration of available hormone therapies
7. (RX) Describe the adverse effects of hormone replacement therapy
8. (RX) Identify the necessary monitoring parameters for hormone therapies
9. (RX) Recognize commonly used clinical practice guidelines for atrial fibrillation and chronic heart failure
10. (RX) Discuss major updates in the management of atrial fibrillation and chronic heart failure
11. (RX) Describe the results of landmark clinical trials that may impact cardiology management
12. (RX) Describe prominent adverse effects and drug interactions of selected cardiology medications
13. Define pharmacogentics, pharmacogenomics, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics (RX)
14. Describe pharmacokinetic principles that are impacted by genetic variability (RX)
15. Review pharmacodynamic principles that are impacted by genetic variability (RX)
16. Evaluate the use of pharmacogentic testing in patient care (RX)

Our Sponsors

Thank You to our Symposium Sponsors!

Saturday Breakfast Symposium, “Ubrelvy (R): Acute Treatment Option for Migraine”
 

Thursday Lunch Symposium, “Shifting Perspectives; When Should You Use a GLP1 for Type 2 Diabetes”

Thank You to these Additional Sponsors!

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Registration Info

* There will be no on-site registration.

Categories:

  • Full Conference
    $395 members | $495 nonmembers | $195 OAAPN student members
    Includes Thursday evening reception and poster presentations, Friday breakfast and lunch, general and breakout sessions, and Saturday breakfast (additional registration required) and general session
  • Friday Only
    $240 members | $300 nonmembers | $120 OAAPN student members
    Includes Friday breakfast and lunch, general and breakout sessions
  • Saturday Only
    $150 members | $175 nonmembers | $75 OAAPN student members
    Includes Saturday breakfast (additional registration required) and general session
  • Pre-conference Only
    Includes only the workshop(s) you register for and Thursday lunch (additional registration required)

Hotel & Parking Info

Hotel Info

If you have not already made your hotel reservation for the conference, you can book your room at the OAAPN special rate of $169/night.

Hyatt Regency Booking Page

Parking Info

Due to staffing shortages, the Hyatt Regency cannot guarantee that valet parking will be available to those staying at the Hyatt Regency. Please refer to the options below for self-parking options.