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                                           ASPAN News to Know
Ohio PeriAnesthesia Nurses Association (OPANA) is a component member of and wants to provide these updates that will have additional information that can be  seen on the ASPAN website: aspan.org  but are highlighted here in for members to be aware of some opportunities and for personal inquiry as to news to benefit all PeriAnesthesia nurses. 
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The 2017-2018 ASPAN Perianesthesia Standards, Practice Recommendations, and Interpretive Statements now available for purchase at aspan.org member price is $70.00 and non-members price $165.00 + shipping.
The 2017-2018 edition of the ASPAN Standards contains principles of safety and ethics
 in perianesthesia practice, perianesthesia practice standards, practice recommendations,
 position statements, resources from partnering organizations and interpretive statements
 which provide clarity and the definition to key elements of the standards.  New content
 in this publication includes an updates to the practice recommendation care
of the adult patient with obstructive sleep apnea, as well as the prevention of unwanted 
sedation in the adult patient. New position statements include a position statement on
alarm management, a position statement on acuity based staffing for Phase I and a 
position statement on air quality and occupational hazard exposure prevention. A new
resource has been added to provide guidance for a perianesthesia orientation timeline.














ASPAN Redi-Ref for PeriAnsthesia                             Competency Based Orientation and Credentialing Program 
Nursing Practice  2016 Print/Flash drive                     Registered Nurse in Perianesthesia Setting 2015 Edition





Competency Based Orientation/Credentialing Program for      ASPAN Partners with MHAUS so Members can
 Registered Nurse Caring for the Pediatric Patient in the          Join as a member partner at Rate of $20.00!!!
Perianesthesia Setting, 2016 Edition





ASPAN's Webcasts and Seminars for  Summer/Fall 2018 Now Open for Registration!
 •Learn from the comfort of home (webcasts) . .. The seminar brochure will be available and mailed to you shortly.
 •Or in-person with your colleagues (seminars)   For more information,call the National Office:877.737.9696, ext. 219     
 •Fulfill your contact hour requirements                ASPAN | 90 Frontage Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 www.aspan.org
 •Choose from many topics for perianesthesia nurses

   
Registration closes three days prior to all WEBCASTS.                      Registration closes one week prior to all SEMINARS.

Live In-Person Webinars
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Foundations of Perianesthesia Practice
Saturday, August 25, 2018 - Linda BeagleyAtlanta, GA
Saturday, November 10, 2018 - Meg BeturneWestford, MA

Pain Management in the Perianesthesia and Critical Care Settings
Saturday, August 4, 2018 - Linda WilsonPhiladelphia, PA

Pediatrics: Little Bodies, Big Differences
Saturday, September 29, 2018 - Myrna MamarilLittle Rock, AR

Perianesthesia Certification Review
Saturday, August 11, 2018 - Linda BeagleyArlington Heights, IL
Saturday, August 11, 2018 - Denise O'BrienLouisville, KY
Saturday, August 18, 2018 - Nancy StrzyzewskiFresno, CA
Saturday, August 18, 2018 - Lois SchickOverland Park, KS
Saturday, September 15, 2018 - Lois SchickTorrance, CA
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - Lynn SekeresBaltimore, MD
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - Terry CliffordFishkill, NY
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Live Webcasts: Full-Day Programs
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Foundations of Perianesthesia Practice  
Saturday, August 11, 2018 - Wanda Rodriguez

Pain Management in the Perianesthesia and Critical Care Settings
Saturday, October 20, 2018Denise O'Brien

Pediatrics: Beyond The Basics
Saturday, September 8, 2018 -  Linda Ziolkowski

Pediatrics: Little Bodies, Big Differences
Saturday, November 3, 2018 -  Linda Ziolkowski

Perianesthesia Certification Review
Saturday, August 25, 2018 -  Denise O'Brien
Saturday, September 29, 2018 -  Linda Ziolkowski

Perianesthesia Certification Review (3 Parts)
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - Linda Wilson
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - Linda Wilson
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - Linda Wilson

Perianesthesia Pathophysiology and Assessment: A Systems Approach
Saturday, September 22, 2018  - Susan DiBlasi

Perianesthesia Standards and Implications for Practice
Saturday, October 27, 2018  - Nancy Strzyzewski

Refreshing Your Perianesthesia Practice
Saturday, October 13, 2018  - Sylvia Baker

Safety Begins With Us
Saturday, August 18, 2018  - Linda Wilson

Surrounding Your Practice With Excellence:
Legal Issues, Standards and Advocacy
Saturday, November 10, 2018  - Dina Krenzischek
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Live Webcasts: Half-Day Programs
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Foundations of Pediatric Perianesthesia Care
Sunday, September 23, 2018  - Sandra Gardner

Perianesthesia Essentials I
Sunday, August 12, 2018  - Sandra Gardner

Perianesthesia Essentials II
Sunday, September 9, 2018  - Sylvia Baker

Perianesthesia Essentials III
Saturday, October 6, 2018  - Sandra Gardner

Perianesthesia Essentials IV
Sunday, October 21, 2018  - Sylvia Baker

Perianesthesia Essentials V
Sunday, November 4, 2018Susan DiBlasi

PeriAnesthesia Foundation
Sunday, October 14, 2018Terry Clifford
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Live Webcasts: Two-Hour Programs
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ERAS: What You Need to Know for Enhanced Recovery After Surgery
Saturday, August 4, 2018  - Mary Baird
Sunday, October 28, 2018  - Mary Baird

Obstructive Sleep Apnea in the Adult Patient:
Putting the Practice Recommendation Into Practice
Sunday, September 30, 2018  - Lynn Sekeres

Prevention of Unwanted Sedation:
Putting the Practice Recommendation Into Practice
Sunday, November 11, 2018  - Linda Beagley


RESEARCH - Do you need help getting started or finishing your research study? OPANA supports nurses interested in doing Research Studies with Information for Members to access thru  ASPAN website and using the Research Primer attached below for you to download. How to Access Info - Log onto ASPAN.org and go to the Research Tab located on the top and open to Research Information. Research information has several tabs that can be opened at the website including - RESEARCH INFORMATION: Applying to the IRB,  Obtaining/Writing a Consent,     Writing an Abstract,     Writing a Research Proposal,   Creating an Effective Research Poster,    Publication Tips for Your Research, and the Research Primer for Perianesthesia Nurses • 2nd Edition • 2009.  Topics in book include: Research Abstract, Research Proposal, Research Methodology, Discussion & Implications, Additional Considerations, Disseminating Findings, Participating in Research, Suggested Readings, and a Glossary.