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 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 Winter/Spring 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