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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 2021-2022 ASPAN Perianesthesia Standards, Practice Recommendations, and Interpretive Statements now available for purchase at aspan.org member price Print: $75.00 and non-members price $180.00(+ $15 shipping.) Electronic: You will receive an email with your User Name and Password to access your electronic copy within 48 business hours from purchase. Members only: Combo: Buy a print and electronic version for $112.50.

The 2021-2022 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 anddefinition to key elements
 of the standards.The promotion of normothermia  in the adult patient is an updated
practice recommendation incorporating  current evidence-based practice 
knowledge. New position statements include a position statement on electronic 
nicotine delivery systems and  vaping products, a position statement on human
trafficking, and a timely position statement on emergency preparedness.

Each edition of the ASPAN Standards serves perianesthesia nurses as an invalu-
able resource and provides guidance and support for the expanding scope of 
perianesthesia nursing practice across the care continuum.













ASPAN Redi-Ref for PeriAnsthesia                             Competency Based Orientation and Credentialing Program 
Nursing Practice  2016 Print/Flash drive                     Registered Nurse in Perianesthesia Setting 2019 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 2020 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.

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.
ASPAN is pleased to announce that our new online education platform is up and running! We are calling it ASPAN Learn, and you can check it out:  https://learn.aspan.org/    See Flyer Attached:

Live Webcast – Full Day
FOUNDATIONS OF PERIANESTHESIA PRACTICE
June 13, 2021 SUNDAY Denise O’Brien
PAIN MANAGEMENT IN THE PERIANESTHESIA AND CRITICAL CARE SETTINGS
June 19, 2021 Terry Clifford
PERIANESTHESIA CERTIFICATION REVIEW
May 8, 2021 Jacque Crosson
SAFETY BEGINS WITH US
April 11, 2021 SUNDAY Lynn Sekeres
SURROUNDING YOUR PRACTICE WITH EXCELLENCE: LEGAL ISSUES, STANDARDS AND ADVOCACY
May 22, 2021 Myrna Mamaril
Live Webcast -Half Day

PERIANESTHESIA FOUNDATION
May 23, 2021 SUNDAY Mary Baird

Live Webcast – Two-Hour
ANESTHESIA AGENTS AND TECHNIQUES
May 19, 2021 WEDNESDAY Linda Ziolkowski
COMPLICATIONS AND EMERGENCIES AFTER ANESTHESIA
June 2, 2021 WEDNESDAY Linda Ziolkowski
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
May 26, 2021 WEDNESDAY Terry Clifford
GASTROINTESTINAL AND ENDOCRINE PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND ASSESSMENT
April 14, 2021 WEDNESDAY Denise O’Brien
ILEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES IN PERIANESTHESIA NURSING
June 23, 2021 WEDNESDAY Linda Ziolkowski
NEUROLOGIC PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND ASSESSMENT
April 7, 2021 WEDNESDAY Nancy Strzyzewski
OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA AND CAPNOGRAPHY
May 12, 2021 WEDNESDAY Linda Beagley
OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA IN THE ADULT PATIENT: PUTTING THE PRACTICERECOMMENDATION INTO PRACTICE
June 9, 2021 WEDNESDAY Mary Baird
PREANESTHESIA ASSESSMENT AND PACU ASSESSMENT AND DISCHARGE CRITERIA
May 5, 2021 WEDNESDAY Jacque Crosson
PREVENTION OF UNWANTED SEDATION: PUTTING THE PRACTICERECOMMENDATION INTO PRACTICE
June 16, 2021 WEDNESDAY Linda Beagley 

ASPAN President Elizabeth Card's Quarterly Report: 
​The NEW ASPAN: Mosby’s Orientation to Perianesthesia Nursing online course prepares nurses for the highly specialized practice of caring for patients throughout all stages of the perianesthesia continuum. Developed with the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN), this course teaches perianesthesia registered nurses the skills and competencies required to deliver safe, effective pre- and post-anesthesia care and focuses on managing care, maximizing outcomes, minimizing complications, and promoting health and safety. The course consists of 35 lessons and is designed to complement a perianesthesia clinical orientation or for continuing education. Additionally, a Knowledge Inventory Tool (KIT) allows educators and managers to assign specific lessons tailored to meet the needs of each individual learner. The course adheres to adult learning theory in that each nurse should be educated in a personalized manner. There are three versions of a multiple-choice final exam tailored to reflect the learner’s specific patient population: adult and pediatric patients, adult patients only, and pediatric patients only. Contact hours are available for each lesson and are provided through the Elsevier/Mosby Office of Continuing Nursing Education.
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The lessons combine self-paced content with rich graphics and animations to teach learners the fundamentals of perianesthesia nursing. Each lesson includes:
Knowledge Checks to gauge knowledge acquisition and engage the learner 
Case Studies that enable the learner to use critical thinking skills to apply knowledge to real-life scenarios 
Preceptor Exercises that suggest hands-on skills and knowledge acquisition that the learner can complete with his 
  or her preceptor 
Course Notebooks that include key takeaway points from each lesson 
Reference resources for learners or educators to use to deepen knowledge of course content 
Contact hours that are awarded upon successful completion of each lesson’s post-test 
35 Lessons- 31 Adult & 6 Pediatric
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Our customers are using this course to provide orientation education and continuing education in these nursing specialties:
PACU, Critical Care, SICU (surgical intensive care unit), CCU (coronary care unit or post-open heart, NICU (neuro intensive care unit) Cardiac Recovery, Med Surg, Cath Lab, L/D, OB, Pre-Op, Post-Op, Phase 2, OR, ED and Procedural. For additional information contact David Shelby at contact information below. Powerpoint slides and PDF of David Shelby's presentation attached below for you to download or copy.
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David Shelby 
Sales Executive, Clinical Performance
david.shelby@elsevier.com
937-212-7594 cell
937-806-3189 office
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     ASPAN 2021             WINTER  SPRING          Webcasts
Remember: ASPAN's Webcasts and Seminars for 2021 Open for Registration for program locations, topics, dates presented, and speakers. Register of for more information, call the ASPAN National Office:877.737.9696 ext. 219. or ASPAN, 90 Frontage Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 www.aspan.org