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LEGISLATIVE ALERT: OAPA Gives Opponent Testimony on SB 60

Senate Bill 60 seeks to create a new health care profession, License Certified Mental Health Assistant, that may negatively affect PA practice. Michell McDiffett, OAPA Vice President and a psychiatric PA-C, testified against the bill.

PA Resources for Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Roughly 24% of Ohioans experienced a mental illness in the past year. In addition, the number and rate of suicide deaths in Ohio has steadily increased in recent years, with an increase in rate of 22.3% from 2010 to 2021 according to data from Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (ODMHAS).

OAPA Can Help You Use Your CME Budget!

If you have professional development funds from your employer to spend by June 30, OAPA has several excellent options that help PAs fulfill their CME obligations while also supporting OAPA's mission to reduce barriers to PA practice.

Houston, Here We Come! OAPA Delegates to Represent Ohio PAs at the National Level

Before the AAPA conference begins this week, the 2024 AAPA House of Delegates (HOD) will convene to review and adopt proposed resolutions that impact AAPA governance and operations and the broader PA profession. OAPA is proud to have 9 members representing our organization in Houston in the HOD.

CME Webinar: Inpatient Pharmacotherapy for Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome

June 11, 2024 from 7-8 p.m.

Join us as Erik M. Wasowski, Pharm.D. BCPS, reviews pharmacologic management of alcohol use disorder with emphasis on inpatient management.

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Upcoming Events

June 7 - 8, 2024

APP Oncology Summit Cincinnati, presented by Horizon CME

The Westin Cincinnati

June 11, 2024
7:00PM - 8:00PM EDT

CME Webinar: Inpatient Pharmacotherapy for Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome

Presented by Erik M. Wasowski, Pharm.D. BCPS

June 18, 2024
6:00PM - 7:30PM EST

OAPA Region 6 & 7 Dinner with Lexicon Pharmaceuticals

Harnessing SGLT Inhibition in HF Inpefa (Sotagliflozin tablets) with speaker Dr. Kamal Shemisa

Cooper's Hawk, Liberty Township

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