Ohio PeriAnesthesia Nurses Association (OPANA)
Who We are
OPANA provides perianesthesia nurses educational, professional growth, and networking opportunities that benefits members and the community they serve. OPANA is a non-profit professional nursing organization founded in 1979 and is a component of the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN) with membership in Ohio and Northern Kentucky.
OPANA's has six active districts in Ohio : Cincinnati(CAPANA), Columbus(COPANA), Dayton(DAPANA), Cleveland (GCPANA),
Toledo(NOPANA), and the Akron/Canton(NEOPANA) .You can access information at the District sites.
We invite you to attend a meeting as our guest or if interested in joining or wanting more information, please click on ASPAN
Mission and Vision
Our core purpose is to advance the unique specialty of perianesthetia nursing. Our vision is to be Ohio's recognized nursing association for providing and promoting
perianesthesia education, nursing practice, ASPAN standards and research.
©2016, Ohio PeriAnesthesia Nurses Association, D. Niehaus All Rights Reserved.
District and State Event Dates
On May 14, 2016 DAPANA hosted OPANA Spring State Meeting at the Hope Hotel. Below is link to the lecture Nathan Brush, MSNA, CRNA "Common Anesthesia Drugs"
October 22, 2016 OPANA Fall State Meeting at Seigel Center Mt Carmel East Hospital Auditorium - Columbus Ohio
If you are interested in becoming a board member contact President Teri Siroki firstname.lastname@example.org or by using the gold contact button above to email contact site
NEW-ASPAN's CPAN/CAPA Perianesthesia
Certification Seminar Bundle!
Check out "ASPAN News to Know" for highlights of national ASPAN News from your President and Board. Go to the Website ASPAN.org for the Philadelphia National Conference Pictures from April 2016. ASPAN Standards, New Pediatric and Competency available see information!
Teri Siroki - OPANA President
Welcomes you to our OPANA site
Keep up to date by reading the latest Edition of our newsletter the Snooze News found under Newsletter tab. Information on happenings from throughout the state are posted along with pictures. Article are welcome from members and hope you will share your thoughts and photos!!
Join ASPAN, OPANA and your District by clicking on ASPAN Membership link below: