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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. 
©2016,  Ohio PeriAnesthesia Nurses Association, D. Niehaus All Rights Reserved.
CAPANA Thanks all OPANA and Tristate Perianesthesia Nurses for attending the  May 20th OPANA State Meeting and Workshop in Cincinnati,  and for your kind donations of soups and $$ for the  Matthew 25 Ministries community donation.
Oct 14th-Fall Mtg. See info Education Pg.
If you are interested in becoming a board member or attending a board meeting contact  President Sally Swartzlander at sls2005rn@gmail.com or by using the gold "Contact Us" button located above.  

*NEW Pictures of members at the ASPAN 36th Conf.- See the "ASPAN Pics" tab. 
NEW-ASPAN's CPAN/CAPA Perianesthesia
Certification Seminar Bundle. Access info
check out the "ASPAN News to Know"  for  highlights of national ASPAN News from your President and the Board. 
Go to the Website ASPAN.org  for Past National  Conference Pictures and or for: 
ASPAN NEW Standards 2017-2018, and  Pediatric  and Competency available.
Sally Swartzlander - 2017-2019 OPANA  President Welcomes you to our OPANA website.

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
                      ASPAN 


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