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Welcome to the Ohio PeriAnesthesia Nurses Association (OPANA) Website!


The Ohio PeriAnesthesia Nurses Association contributes to the advancement of our unique specialty of perianesthesia nursing. OPANA's mission is to promote and provide perianesthesia education, standards, research, professional growth, and networking opportunities that benefits members and the community they serve. 

OPANA is a non-profit professional nursing organization founded in 1979 and is a component of the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN) with membership in Ohio and Northern Kentucky.

OPANA Events


Friday, June 14, 2024 at 2:00pm ET


Saturday, June 22, 2024 at 10:00am PT


Monday, June 24, 2024 at 11:00am PT


Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 2:00pm ET

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Recent News & Announcements

INTERESTED IN BECOMING CERTIFIED as a Perianesthesia Nurse or Ambulatory Perianesthesia Nurse? Coming Soon virtually to you ! Region 3 CPAN/CAPA...

REGISTER ONLINE NOW! Northeast Ohio Organization for Nursing Leadership Education Symposium 2024: Inspiring Nurse Leaders When: Friday June 21,...

Register now at "Events" to attend the OPANA Spring Seminar to be Virtual by Zoom.

Welcome to our new OPANA website! The goal of this site is to better connect us as a group, as well as with members of the nursing community. We...

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