Ohio PeriAnesthesia Nurses Association (OPANA)
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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 
link below.

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. 
© 2020 Ohio PeriAnesthesia Nurses Association, D. Niehaus All Rights Reserved.
Last updated on August 8, 2020
Oct 3, 2020 Fall State Meeting a "Zoom Virtual Meeting/Webinar. More information coming soon on speaker and topic.  Check back for information/invitation to attend.
President Beth Cooper encourages our members to read/use the ASPAN Covid 19 Toolkit revised 4/24/20 attached below. 

Elsevier's  David Selby Presentation for  
ASPAN: Mosby’s Orientation to Perianesthesia Nursing PDF and powerpoint on Education Page.
OPANA Fall State meeting Oct.5th-part of a year long celebration 40th anniversary of OPANA founded May 1979. See pictures access from the "40th Anniversary" tab.  
See the "ASPAN Pics" tab.
If you are interested in becoming a board member/attending state board meeting contact President Beth Cooper ecooper622@yahoo.com or by using the gold "Contact Us" button on left corner. 

"ASPAN News to Knowtab  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 April 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

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OPANA - 1979-2019 OPANA Celebrated the "40th Anniversary" of PeriAnesthesia Nursing.
Celebrate this year with OPANA President Beth Cooper and the OPANA Board.