Perianesthesia Nurse Certification Review

  • Date: August 16, 2014
  • Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Location: Nebraska Methodist College – The Josie Harper Campus, Clark Building, 720 North 87th Street, Omaha, NE 68114

Target Audience

Target Audience

Nurses preparing to take the CPAN or CAPA certification exam or nurses looking for a comprehensive review of Perianesthesia standards of care.

Cost

Cost 

Value: $320
Cost is $96 with promo code 70PD

Optional: $10 for bound book of handouts, or you may print handouts on your own and bring to class

Methodist and Jennie Ed employees please use the 2014 health system promo code for a 100% discount on the class. If you wish to purchase a bound book of handouts you are responsible for the $10 cost.

Course Description

Course Description

Purpose Statement: To provide a comprehensive review of perianesthesia standards of care to prepare participants to take the CPAN/CAPA Certification Exam. 

Participants will be able to:

  • State the differences between the CPAN and CAPA certifications.
  • Identify the usefulness of critical thinking for taking the CPAN and CAPA certification exams.
  • Distinguish between the types anesthetic agents, and other medications, and anesthesia related symptom management.
  • Discuss the unique needs of special populations of patients.
  • Identify the ASPAN Standards of Care as supported evidence in care of the perioperative patient.
  • Prepare for the certification exam by active participation in practice questions and discussion.

Agenda

Agenda

Time  Agenda
7:30 - 8:00 am Registration
8:00 - 8:05 am Introduction
8:05 - 9:00 am Overview of CPAN and CAPA 
9:00 - 10:00 am  Critical Thinking in Clinical Practice and Certification Testing 
10:00 - 10:15 am  Break
10:15 - 11:45 am Review of Anesthesia
11:45 - 12:15 pm Lunch (provided)
12:15 - 1:15 pm Review of Anesthesia Continued
1:15 - 2:45 pm Special Populations: Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Pregnancy
2:45 -3:00 pm Break
3:00 - 4:00 pm ASPAN Standards of Care 
4:00-5:00 pm Study and Test Taking Prep  
5:00 pm Adjournment

Speakers

Speakers

Gail Boston, MSN, RN-BC, CCRN has 35 years experience in Medical Surgical, Critical Care and Perioperative Nursing.

Brittany Kauffman, BSN, RN, CPAN has been a Registered Nurse for over 10 years and has worked in the PACU for 7 years.    

Susanna Beaudin, BSN, RN, CPAN has been a Registered Nurse for over 18 years and is a nurse coordinator in the PACU.

Credits/CEUs

Credit/CEUs

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational credit to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.

In order to obtain contact hours or CEU's for a continuing education event, participants are required to attend the entire event and return a completed evaluation.

Nurses
8.0 contact hour awarded.  Code #NE13-16C07.
Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Nebraska Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  

Education Credit
8.0 Education hour.  Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering.  Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.

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