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.
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Last updated on October 14, 2020
OPANA FALL State Meeting October 3rd "Zoom" Meeting titled "Coping with Hope" Evaluation materials for this Webinar will be sent to the registered Email. Note: Each participant needs an individual email account. NEW October 3rd Webinar Pictures are on "Fall Pic" tab.
President Beth Cooper encourages our members to read/use the ASPAN Covid 19
See activities on the "ASPAN Pics" tab.
If you are interested in becoming a board member/attending state board meeting contact President Beth Cooper firstname.lastname@example.org or by using the gold "Contact Us" button on left corner.
"ASPAN News to Know" tab ASPAN President Elizabeth Card's 1st Quarterly Report, ASPAN News/Updates including opportunities for Education and Research Information. For Past National Conference Pictures and to order ASPAN Standards 2019-2020, pediatric/adult Competency, Go to the ASPAN Website - ASPAN.org
Beth Cooper, RN, CPAN, CAPA 2019-2021 OPANA President - Welcomes you to our Ohio Component website.
Keep up to date by reading the latest Edition of the Aug. 2020
OPANA newsletter the Snooze News found under the above Newsletter tab. Information on happenings from throughout the state are posted along with pictures. Article are welcome from members and hope you will share thoughts and photos!!
Join ASPAN, OPANA and your District by clicking on ASPAN Membership link below:
OPANA President Beth Cooper and the OPANA Board invite you to our first "Zoom" Virtual OPANA Fall State Meeting and Webinar with free 2.0 CEs on October 3, 2020.