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GCPANA - Greater Cleveland PeriAnesthesia Nurses Association



GCPANA OFFICERS 2018-2019
PRESIDENT:           TONI ZITO                    PRES. ELECT:     AMY BERARDINELLI     
IM PAST PRES:        TERI SHINE                   BYLAWS:          TBA
TREASURER:           CAROL KRUSE                  HOST COMM:     KATHY PIET & CARLA BUMGARNER
SECRETARY:            BARB LAVALLEY               HISTORICAL:     CARLA BUMGARNER
PHILANTROPHIC:      KATHY PIET                   AD HOC:           PATTY MOLDER & GERALYN COSTELLO 
CONTACT HRS/ED:    AMY BERARDINELLI & TONI ZITO
SCHOLARSHIP:        CATHY PRINCE, cathyprince@gmail.com 440-477-7815; Cathy is also a Certification Coach    OPANA REP.:          CHERYL ANDREAS-ALTIER    MEMBERSHIP:  TBA













​ASPAN National Conference Session 2019 Presenters:
# 602 Opioid Stewardship in the Perianesthesia Setting: A Collaborative Approach – Toni Zito, MSN, RN, CPAN and Eric Chand MD
# 403 The Pediatric Patient in the Adult PACU: Building a Pediatric Center of Excellence - Toni Zito, MSN, RN, CPAN and Daniel Goldstein MD
# 503 Music to My Ears: Operationalizing Music Therapy for Perioperative Patients – Cynthia Plato, BSN, RN, CAPA and Kristen Vargo, MSN, RN NE-BC
ASPAN National Conference 2019 Poster Presenters:
# 15 Cut to the Chase: Pre-op Surgical Clipping – Michele Gatt, BSN, RN
# 108 Collaborative Care of Patients During PACU Holds – Colleen Cummins, MSN, BBA, RN, CEN
# 111 Bedside Handoff Report to Improve Communication: PACU and Receiving Medical/ Surgical Unit – Michele Popik, BSN, RN
# 113 PACU Construction Survivor – Kate Horner, BSN, RN, CPAN
# 120 Changing Logistics of Emergency Equipment in Same Day Surgery – Lisa Law, MSN, RN and Stacy Rice, RN
# 146 Visitation Guidelines in the PeriAnesthesia Setting: From Evidence to Practice Change – Toni Zito, MSN, RN, CPAN
# 164 Pediatric PACU Workflow Improvement – Michelle Levay, MSN, RN, CPN
# 174 Tell Me More – Jaclyn Ivy, BSN, RN, CAPA
​ASPAN National Conference Recognitions
2018 – 2019 ASPAN Ambassador - Toni Zito, MSN, RN, CPAN              2019 awarded to  Toni Zito, MSN, RN CPAN, FASPAN
2019 Above and Beyond Service Award - Toni Zito, MSN, RN, CPAN

Contact Secretary Barb Lavalley; blavalle16@yahoo.com if you are interested in attending board meeting or becoming a board member. 

Presenting your Officers for 2018 - Picture and Bios below  




              GCPANA Scholarship Point Record                                              ASPAN Conference Reimbursement Form




      GCPANA's Certification Reimbursement Form:           Pic Certified PACU Nurses @ UH Geauga Medical Center 2018
Contact Us
Toni Zito, MSN, RN, CPAN
GCPANA President 
2018-2019
Recent Archives Reports and Workshops
GCPANA Officers, and Board members attending the  April 14 2018 
Spring OPANA State Meeting & Seminar at Cleveland Clinic-Beachwood
CPAN/CAPA Certification Review 
 Friday, Sept. 13, 2019 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m
Registration begins at 6:45 a.m.
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland 44195, NA 5-25, 5th Floor, Lerner Bldg

For information, contact Cindy Plato cplato@ccf.org 
Cost-CCHS Caregiver: $25; Non-CCHS Caregiver: $40 

Register at clevelandclinic.org/cpancapareview 
Copy flyer below - post on unit, share with peers.