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ASPAN 101. Objectives By the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to: 1. Identify ASPANs BAG 2. Discuss ASPAN organizational structure.

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1 ASPAN 101

2 Objectives By the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to: 1. Identify ASPANs BAG 2. Discuss ASPAN organizational structure 3. Describe the benefits of ASPAN membership

3 ASPANs Core Purpose To advance the unique specialty of perianesthesia nursing

4 ASPANs B.A.G. Big Audacious Goal To be recognized worldwide as the leading organization for perianesthesia nursing education, practice, standards, and research

5 ASPAN Regions III-Central I-Western II-South Central IV-New England V-Southeast ASPAN



8 COMPONENT STRUCTURE Bylaws congruent with ASPAN Separate leadership/board meetings Components offer: Newsletters Local meetings, networking, and education Scholarships for conferences Two representatives to Representative Assembly at National Conference for decision making Two representatives to the Component Development Institute (CDI)

9 Component with Districts DISTRICTS ASPAN Region Component VI IV IIIV I II

10 ASPANs Organizational Structure Representative Assembly (Component Leaders) ABPANC ASPAN President CEO (staff) (separate arm, elected) (elected) (hired) Board of Directors (elected) VP/PE Sec Treas Past Pres Dir Education Dir Research Dir Clinical Practice RD1 – RD 5 Committees Ad Hoc SWTs SPGs Liaisons (appointed)

11 Membership Benefits JOPAN-Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing Practice Breathline: On-line National Conference Education Networking and fun Committee and SPG meetings Education ASPAN seminars and co-hosted seminars ASPAN Educational Library-DVDs & videos Annual National Conference Research Grants CE Articles in JOPAN and Online

12 Specialty Groups-$15 – Advance Degree – Publications – Management – Geriatric – Pain Management – Preoperative Assessment – Pediatrics – Nurse Educator – Informatics Committees/SWTs Clinical Practice Education Approver Education Provider Governmental Affairs Membership/Marketing Publications Research Standards and Guidelines Evidence Based Practice Safety Perianesthesia Data Elements Membership Benefits/SPG & Committees

13 Membership Benefits PeriAnesthesia Nursing Research – Evidence based practice – A Research Primer – Opportunity to learn about research Clinical Practice ASPAN Standards & Guidelines Position Statements CP Network-to discuss and answer CP questions Website: Clinical Practice menu/ASPAN Forums Competency Based Orientations for nurses & unlicensed assistive personnel

14 Membership Benefits ASPAN Development Scholarships Public Awareness Networking Opportunities Seminars, SPGs, Committees Web, Voice for Perianesthesia Nursing Collaborate with ASA, AORN, and many others Governmental Affairs Committee with Legislative Awareness

15 Clinical Practice Committee List of Frequently Asked Questions Can be found on the ASPAN website Perianesthesia Nurses from around the world Submit Questions Questions are answered using ASPAN Standards of Care and Evidence Based Practice Recommendations of Practice (Recently changed title, Approved at RA with publication in progress)

16 Standards and Guidelines Must have served on Clinical Practice Committee 14 Position Statements ASPAN Standards are revised every two years: were revised last Oct. Competency Based Orientation

17 Safety Committee Promotes a safety culture for perianesthesia nursing practice. Committee partnerships are formed between: Clinical Practice, Standards & Guidelines, Education, Research, and Evidence Based Practice. Nurses foci are: Clinical Practice, Assessment, Education, Organizational Structure, cue appreciation, quality measures, staffing

18 Education Committees Education Approver: 17 Teams Education Approval Program online with application procedure, manual, Form Templates, measurable objectives, and fee schedule Education Provider: ASPAN Provided and ASPAN Hosted Seminars Continuing Education Articles: Online PANAW: Contact Hours are free for members

19 Evidence Based Practice Committee Collaborates with Standards and Guidelines to provide Evidence Based Practice to Standards Provide on line Journal Club articles with contact hours

20 Research Committee Provides funding for Grants: Due dates 30 th day of March. Research Primer Free to ASPAN members, available online for downloading. Publishes research related articles in JoPAN Provides the GROVE program to promote research activity on a component level Conducts Delphi study to determine research needs in perianesthesia nursing practice

21 Governmental Affairs Actively monitors activities of government on a national level. Keeps ASPAN members informed of legislative activity. Attends the Nurse in Washington Internship Program offered annually

22 Development SWT Provides funding for: Scholarships (due June 30 th ) National Conference Education: BSN, MSN, PhD. Certification/Recertification NIWI Mission Trips

23 ABPANC - Certification Separate entity from ASPAN Maintains their own Board Close partnership with ASPAN Recognizes excellence Opportunities for growth, networking ASPAN members receive reduced fee on certification exams

24 ASPAN $75 + component dues $75 + component dues ITS A BARGAIN! ITS A BARGAIN!

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