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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. 
The 2019-2020 ASPAN Perianesthesia Standards, Practice Recommendations, and Interpretive Statements now available for purchase at aspan.org member price is $75.00 and non-members price $180.00 + shipping.
The 2019-2020 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 definition to key elements of the standards.
The practice recommendation for care of the adult patient with obstructive sleep 
apnea, as well as the prevention of unwanted sedation in the adult patient, both 
have been updated with new clinical evidence. New position statements include
 a position statement on opioid stewardship in perianesthesia practice, a position
 statement on gender diversity, a position statement on CPAN® and CAPA® 
perianesthesia nursing certification, and a position statement on marjiuana. 

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  Winter/Spring 2019 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
Advanced Patient Safety: New Appoaches and Directions
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Pam Windle
Omaha, NE

Pediatrics: Beyond the Basics
Saturday, March 30, 2019
Nancy Strzyzewski
State College, PA

Perianesthesia Certification Review
Saturday, January 26, 2019
Sylvia Baker
Shiloh, IL
Saturday, January 26, 2019
Linda Beagley
Bloomington, MN
Saturday, January 26, 2019
Myrna Mamaril
The Woodlands, TX
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Linda Wilson
Harrisburg, PA
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Jacque Crosson
Ventura, CA

Live Webcasts - Full-Day Programs
Foundations of Perianesthesia Practice
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Lynn Sekeres

Pain Management in the Perianesthesia and Critical Care Settings
Saturday, January 26, 2019
Linda Ziolkowski

Pediatrics: Beyond the Basics
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Nancy Strzyzewski

Perianesthesia Certification Review
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Terry Clifford
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Susan DiBlasi

Perianesthesia Certification Review (3 parts)
Wednesday February 20, 2019
Wednesday February 27, 2019
Wednesday March 6, 2019
Linda Wilson

Perianesthesia Pathophysiology and Assessment: A Systems Approach
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Denise O'Brien

Perianesthesia Standards and Implications for Practice
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Nancy Strzyzewski

Refreshing Your Perianesthesia Practice
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Linda Ziolkowski

Safety Begins With Us
Saturday, March 30, 2019
Linda Wilson

Surrounding Your Practice With Excellence:
Legal Issues, Standards and Advocacy
Saturday, June 8, 2019
Sylvia Baker

Live Webcasts - Half-Day Programs
Foundations of Pediatric Perianesthesia Care
Sunday, March 3, 2019
Shay Glevy

Perianesthesia Essentials I
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Linda Beagley

Perianesthesia Essentials II
Sunday, February 17, 2019
Jacque Crosson

Perianesthesia Essentials III
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Sandra Gardner

Perianesthesia Essentials IV
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Terry Clifford

Perianesthesia Essentials V
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Sylvia Baker

Perianesthesia Foundation
Sunday, June 2, 2019
Lynn Sekeres

Live Webcasts - Two-Hour Programs
ERAS: What You Need to Know for Enhanced Recovery After Surgery
Sunday, March 24, 2019
Mary Baird

Infection Control Challenges: Implications for the Perianesthesia Nurse
Sunday, January 27, 2019
Terry Clifford

Obstructive Sleep Apnea in the Adult Patient:
Putting the Practice Recommendation Into Practice
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Linda Beagley

Prevention of Unwanted Sedation:
Putting the Practice Recommendation Into Practice
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
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.