Ohio PeriAnesthesia Nurses Association (OPANA)
PeriAnesthesia CPAN and CAPA Certification Recognition of OPANA Members
All CPANs and CAPAs from Ohio attending the OPANA Fall State Meeting In Columbus October 22, 2016 were recognized
Debby Niehaus, BSN, CPAN was the only one of the 17 nurses who have maintained their CPAN certification for 30 years, that attended the ASPAN National Conference in Philadelphia April of 2016. Debby received a gift and was Recognized by ABPANC at their Conference Celebration Party on Component Night, the CPAN Luncheon and ASPAN's opening ceremony for being a certified CPAN 30 years. Debby sat for the first CPAN testing in November 1986. OPANA also salutes members Kathy Jurrus and Penny Risher who also have 30 years of certification.
CPANs and CAPAs who were present at the OPANA State Fall Meeting stood up to be recognized. Ohio has a 78% certification rate, . Dual Certified nurses Beth Cooper, Tina Harvey, and Brandy Mather were recognized. Alabelle Zghoul pictured below at the ABPANC Certification table being 1 of our 7 certification coaches
CPANs and CAPAs -OPANA Fall State Meeting 10/14/17 in Columbus stood to be recognized then had picture taken.
OPANA Recognizes the Newly Certified CPANs and CAPAs on the list below and we also salute those nurses who have continued the journey with 21 Recertified CAPA and 22 Recertified CPAN Members for Spring 2017.
Newly Certified CPANs:
Jaclyn Wagner, Chelsea F. Wallace, Alexandria Snoke, Ann Shirk, Nicole Maglic, Jacqueline Schwanger, Melissa D. Stewart, Patricia Palmer, Miranda Louise-Kreiser Weaver.
Dual New CPAN and CAPA Certified:
Lisa A Dolvin, Janet S. Pettit
Newly Certified CAPAs:
Jennifer Gerritsen, Gliceria De Mesa, Deborah L. Mizenko, Stacey L. Tegeder, Cynthia Williams, Laurie A. Wojnarowski, Kimberly Place.
Dual New CAPA and CPAN certified:
Peggy L Campbell, Lisa A Dolvin, Karen Marie Worsham, Janet S. Pettit
Nancy McGushin,MSN, RN, CPAN received a beautiful amethyst bracelet with a sterling silver disc engrave with CPAN.presented by Debby Niehaus Charter CPAN and ABPANC Ambassador in a drawing for all CPAN and CAPAs at the Fall State OPANA Meeting.