Membership

Welcome to the AzPANA Membership Page!

Outline of Benefits available to you as an AzPANA/ASPAN members

Please contact me with any Membership/Scholarship questions.

Mary Kay Avina

mkavina@aol.com

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Mary K. Avina

RN, BSN, CAPA (ret)

Membership for AzPANA is through ASPAN

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AzPANA Membership Benefits:

  • Opportunity to network with perianesthesia nurses from all over the country

  • Opportunity to attend state and national educational seminars at discounted rates with current trends and updates in perianesthesia nursing

  • Possible scholarship awards for continuing education in the field of nursing, to attend AzPANA events / ASPAN National Conference, and for certification, recertification, retirement from your certification

  • Scholarships to attend Nurses' Day at the Legislature

  • Scholarships for medical missions

  • Subscription to JoPAN, the Journal of Perianesthesia Nursing

  • Subscription to Breathline, ASPAN's newsletter

  • Opportunity to represent our association on AzPANA's Board of Directors or committees, as well as on ASPAN national committees

  • Community service opportunities

  • Discounted rates to attend the Arizona Society of Anesthesiologists ( AzSA ) two day conference each year in Scottsdale  (February 5-6, 2022)

  • Eligibility for both the AzPANA "Recruiter of the Year" and "Eileen Dalton/Presidential Award"

ASPAN Membership Benefits:

  • EDUCATION

    • All continuing education article reviews are free

    • Free COVID-19 Toolkit for the Perianesthesia Nurse

    • $110 off CPAN and CAPA certification exam fees

    • Up to $245 off National Conference registration fee

    • Major savings on additional education including

      • Education On-Demand

      • Webcasts

      • Seminars

      • ASPAN Select

    • BSN, MSN and doctoral scholarships

  • COLLABORATION

    • State membership and related benefits

    • Network with colleagues, in person and online ASPAN forums

    • Clinical Practice Network

    • Specialty Practice Groups

    • Committees and strategic work teams

  • ADVOCACY

    • Governmental affairs

    • Membership and marketing

    • PeriAnesthesia Nurse Awareness Week (PANAW)

    • Professional partnerships

  • OTHER BENEFITS

    • Scholarship/Award Program:

      • BSN, MSN and doctoral scholarships

      • ASPAN National Conference

      • Humanitarian mission

      • CPAN/CAPA certification exam fees

      • Nurse in Washington Internship (NIWI)

    • Research Grants up to $10,000

    • Personal and professional advancement

    • Free online access to Joanna Briggs Institute’s medical databases

    • Peer recognition and member awards programs

    • Access to personal liability insurance at competitive rates