Cincinnati Area PeriAnesthesia Nurses Association -CAPANA in founded in 1979 is one of the 6 districts of OPANA and has PeriAnesthesia nurse membership from the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area. Meetings with education CEs rotate between hospital sites -3rd Wednesday of month excluding Summer, December and January.
CAPANA Mission Statement: The Cincinnati Area PeriAnesthesia Nurses Association’s mission is to advance and promote the unique specialty of perianesthesia nursing through professional education, the exchange of knowledge, research and standards of practice.
CAPANA Officers for 2018-2019 welcome you to the CAPANA District News and Update page:
President: Diane Smith-Thompson
Treasurer: Debby Niehaus
Secretary: Stefanie Long
Past Pres: Sharon Gallagher
Membership/Awards: Marylou Rigdon
Newsletter/Flyers: Sheila Hoff
Scholarship: Missy Dennis
Workshop Comm: TBA
Community Service Update: At our CAPANA Workshop we hosted March 17th we collected 169 cans and packages of soups, 45 cans of vegetables, pasta, peanut butter and canned meats; that was donated to the Matthew 25 Ministries of Cincinnati to be used for humanitarian and catastrophic relief.
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