Membership in Advanced Practice Nurses of the Ozarks is open to all Advanced Practice Nurses such as NP's, CNS's, CNM's, and CRNA's. Dues are $65 per year for all APN's. Membership dues for students and associate members will be $30 per year. Student members are not allowed to vote or receive CEUs, and must be pursuing a degree as an APN (not applicable for current APN's returning for DNP's). Associate membership is open to retired APN's. If you have questions about your APNO membership, please direct questions to Ibrahim Alahmad at Ibrahim.Alahmad@coxhealth.com.
Each member receives the following benefits:
•Access to networking opportunities - with other area Advanced Practice Nurses. Meetings are sometimes sponsored by a pharmaceutical company in conjunction with a dinner. Programs cover a wide range of topics from Pediatrics to Geriatrics, as well as specialty clinical topics such as Nephrology, Cardiology, Orthopedics, Rheumatology, Psychiatry etc.
• Continuing educational programs - offered at least quarterly on a variety of topics
• Opportunities for professional development - through public relations and marketing.
• Involvement in community - such as awarding of scholarships and volunteerism.
• Group membership benefits via AANP - APNO is a group member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. This offers several benefits to APNO members, including $10 off AANP's annual membership dues. Click here to learn more about the group membership benefits from AANP.