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 8 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 Recertified and Continued their journey with: 25 CAPAs, 24 CPANs and 1 dual Members for Spring 2019
Newly Certified CPANs:
Shannon Miller, Michelle Lynn Hastings, Andrea Kerry Packer Deboo, Kelly Rae Demattio
Dual New CPAN and CAPA Certified:
Linda Marie Gallo
Newly Certified CAPAs: LorraineSusanBoike, LindaMarieGallo, MichaelJamesPace, SandyLauraBennett, EllenR. Hummel, Lindsay Stoll, CraigAllenVarner, MichelleMarieHido, ValerieNadineBorzy, JenniferMBorowski, Jamie Elliott, Olga Feider, JessicaLeeThomas, PamelaSMyers, JulieMarieCalvert, MargaretSSetser, LauraJeanMarshall LindaSTaylor, RachelLynnPhipps, AmyJMcCarty
Active OPANA CAPA and CPAN Certified as of Spring 2019: DUAL 19 CAPA 202 CPAN 228 TOTAL 449
Ohio Certification Coaches: Jacqueline, RN CAPA; Brandy Mather, RN, CPAN, CAPA; Catherine Prince RN, CPAN;Victoria Wells, RN CAPA; Debbie Wilson, RN, CPAN; Alabelle Zghoul, BSN, RN, CPAN; and Rosemary Durning, RN, CAPA.
ASPAN members receive a $110 discount. Go to CPANCAPA.org for ABPANC testing dates, news, and application deadlines.
Register early to get the testing date you want/have time to study. Practice Exams Buy two Get two Free – 200 questions for $100. Earn 16 contact hours. Free Study Guides and Reference Materials available at: www.cpancapa.org/resources/study-tools.
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 October 14, 2017 Fall State OPANA Meeting in Columbus, Ohio.
CPANs and CAPAs -OPANA Spring State Meeting April 14, 2018 in Cleveland stood to be recognized then had picture.
Three of our 21 Dual Certified OPANA nurses who attended the OPANA Spring Meeting and stood to be recognized.
All CPANs and CAPAs at OPANA's Spring State Meeting May 18, 2019 in Akron stood to be recognized and pictured
Certified CPANs and CAPAs at the Fall State Meeting in Columbus October 5, 2019