Foundations of Perianesthesia Practice (FPPW2105) 7.25 CH - Webcast - Sunday, June 13, 2021

Includes a Live Event on 06/13/2021 at 12:00 PM (EDT)


Program Topics:

  • Preanesthesia and Preoperative Assessment
  • Anesthetic Agents and Techniques
  • Potential Complications and Emergencies After Anesthesia
  • PACU Assessment and Discharge Criteria
  • ASPAN Standards

Target Audience:  All perianesthesia nurses

Outcome:  To enable the nurse to increase knowledge in the care of the perianesthesia patient

Overall Program Objective:  Review foundational topics essential for all levels of nurses in the perianesthesia setting

Contact Hours 7.25



Dr. O’Brien is a perianesthesia clinical nurse specialist consultant, recently retired from Michigan Medicine – University of Michigan, where she provided clinical support for the perianesthesia care units.  She graduated with a BSN from the University of Michigan School of Nursing and received her MSN and DNP from Madonna University. Dr. O’Brien has been active in ASPAN since its formation, serving on numerous committees and as President in 1994-1995. She is a past editor of the Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing.

Dr. O’Brien has written numerous articles and book chapters, co-edited ASPAN’s Certification Review for Perianesthesia Nursing, and lectures on perianesthesia nursing topics nationally and internationally. She is an avid knitter and a mother to 2 adult children, and proud grandmother of Evan, who is 13, a world traveler, and the best grandson ever!


Early Bird pricing for this webcast ends at midnight ET on 5/16/21

Online registration is highly recommended.

All discounts will be applied in the shopping cart.

Group registrations must be mailed or faxed only. The registration form is available in the brochure.  Please refer to the brochure for full details.

Anyone taking the CPAN®/CAPA® discount will be asked to provide their certification number.

Cancellation Policy: Full refund upon receipt of documented notice of cancellation postmarked 30 days or more preceding webcast date. An administrative fee of 20% will be charged for any cancellation postmarked 29 days or less preceding one week of the webcast date. Please note that webcasts cancelled within one week or less of the webcast date will not be eligible for a refund. This cancellation policy applies regardless of when you register. Refund will be determined by the date notice is received in the ASPAN National Office in Cherry Hill, NJ.

This content will not be available until 06/10/2021 at 12:00 AM (EDT)