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Celebrate our 12,500+ Certified Perianesthesia Nurses-Certified Nurses Day      
Latest ABPANC Certification News for 2021:  

Download all certification information at cpancapa.org.
Download from ABPANC website the CPAN/CAPA Certification App for Free
  Download the CPAN/CAPA Study App for nominal fee used for exam study.

We are very proud to have 2 Certifications Coaches from our Ohio Component.  
Certification Coach from NOPANA contact information: Debbie Wilson, MSN, RN, CPAN; Educator-AAP, Preop Holding, PACU; Promedica Toledo Hospital; 419.291.5533 (office) 419.479.6082 (fax), dlwilson19@promedica.org
Certification Coach from NEOPANA contact information: Elizabeth (Beth) Cooper, RN, CPAN, CAPA, LMT; PACU; University Hospital Portage Medical Center, Ravena, OH; ecooper622@yahoo.com

If you are already certified, encourage your colleagues to join the 12,500 perianesthesia nurses who are CPAN or CAPA certified. There are many benefits for improving your knowledge of our nursing specialty, advancing your own career, and improving patient care. Current" News to share" for CPAN/CAPA Certification.
ASPAN Members receive $100.00 Discount by being members so join today ! 
Click on ABPANC Link below or you can go to website: www.cpancapa.org
If you are getting ready to take your CPAN or CAPA certification exam, ASPAN now offers a convenient way to help you prepare: the Perianesthesia Certification Review Seminar Bundle. The seminar bundle consists of six related videos that are available on-demand and cover the following topics:
1. Overview of the Perianesthesia Certification Exams 
2. Anesthetic Agents and Techniques
3. Special Populations
4. ASPAN Standards 2019-2020
5. Clinical Judgement in Perianesthesia Nursing
6. Test Taking Tips
This approach allows you to study at your own pace, earn 8.1 contact hours, and face the certification exam with greater confidence. Additionally, the bundle can be purchased with or without the latest version of the Perianesthesia Nursing Standards, Practice Recommendations and Interpretive Statements, another great resource for preparing for the exams. Special member pricing is available!
How to Purchase Modules
Each webinar module or bundle must be purchased separately. (Those currently available listed below.)
You will have access to each individual module for 30 days from date of purchase, and to the six-module bundle for 45 days.
Individual Modules: $25 each for ASPAN members; $40 for non-members. 
Perianesthesia Certification Review Bundle: $98 for ASPAN members; $160 for non-members. 
You must be logged into the ASPAN Website to continue. If you are not already logged in, click here to log in, or to create a user name and password. 
If you experience any difficulties viewing a Webinar Module, please click here for recommended computer standards for optimum viewing. 
After logging on to the Web site, click here to purchase modules,
and/or to view your previously purchased modules.
ASPAN Perianesthesia Certification Review Bundle (Each of the six modules must be viewed in their entirety and the bundle evaluation must be completed and submitted to receive 8.10 contact hours.) 
The Perianesthesia Certification Review Seminar bundle is a great resource for starting your review for both the perianesthesia certification exams (CPAN® & CAPA®) offered by the American Board of Perianesthesia Nursing Certification. A "Learner Paced" educational activity, you can take your time and review each module at your convenience. However, stopping a module and leaving the page will result in uncompleted modules restarting from the beginning. The Perianesthesia Certification Review Seminar bundle can be purchased with or without a copy of the ASPAN 2017-2018 Perianesthesia Nursing Standards, Practice Recommendations and Interpretive Statements. ASPAN Members receive a $10 discount on Standards with bundle purchase. 
Overview of the Perianesthesia Certification Exams (length: 28:53)
Anesthetic Agents and Techniques (length: 2:09:06)
Specialty Populations (length: 2:15:22)
ASPAN Standards 2015-2017 (length: 49:11)
Clinical Judgement in Perianesthesia Nursing (length: 58:48)
Test Taking Tips (length: 20:43)
Perianesthesia Care of the Geriatric Patient (7 modules in the series, each sold separately. Test answers for this series must be received by October 31, 2016 to receive contact hours.)
Polypharmacy & Medication Reconciliation: Perianesthesia Nursing Considerations for Older Adults (1.39 CH) Accreditation
Perianesthesia Challenges in the Culturally Diverse Aging Patient (1.43 CH) Accreditation
Managing Pain and Comfort Considerations in the Perianesthesia Older Adult (1.28 CH) Accreditation
Common Post-Operative Complications in the Perianesthesia Older Adult (1.15 CH) Accreditation
Perianesthesia Safety in the Geriatric Patient (1.10 CH) Accreditation
Systems Review: Pathophysiology of Aging Part I (1.26 CH) Accreditation
Systems Review: Pathophysiology of Aging Part II (0.97 CH) Accreditation
Practice Exams – Buy One, Get One Free. Our new practice exams include the correct answer and references 
to help you study more efficiently.
Study References – This resource document lists more than one dozen references to help you study for the CPAN and CAPA exam.:
Study Tips – This electronic document provides valuable study tips to help prepare for the computer-based testing model.
Study Plan – This study plan divides subject matter into topics based on the CPAN and CAPA test blueprints.
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