Michigan Association of PeriAnesthesia Nurses


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To promote high standards in Perianesthesia nursing.
To provide progressive educational opportunities.
To increase community and professional awareness of our specialty.
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MAPAN Fall Conference 2014

  October 18, 2014

    “Positive Practice”

Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn
One Covered Bridge Lane
Frankenmuth, MI 48734

Featured Speakers & Topics

Linda Vanni, MSN, RN-BC, ACNS-BC, NP

  •  Maximizing Pain Management in Ambulatory Care

  •  Tools, Trends and Techniques in Pain Management
    Presented by

Dr. Gregory Gaborek

  •  Venous Thrombus

  •  Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease

Terri Gray, BSN, MEd, RN, CPAN

  • Research…it’s not a dirty word!


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Want to volunteer?  Click here for the willingness- to serve Form


Call for Nominations

MAPAN’s purpose is to bring together Perianesthesia Nurses throughout the State of Michigan to share common interests, exchange ideas, and promote continued education in order to maintain the highest degree of efficiency and quality in all phases of perianesthesia nursing.

To do this requires YOUR leadership skills as we continue to grow our organization and programs. It is an exciting time for MAPAN – so we challenge YOU to get involved, realize your potential, and make a difference!

Qualified candidates are needed for the following positions on the

MAPAN 2015-2016 Board of Directors:

Vice/President-President Elect

(Three-year term, Board of Director within last 5 years required)

Treasurer (Two-year term)

Active members are welcome to accept this challenge of running for office in 2015.  Please refer to each job description for specific eligibility requirements.


§  The submission deadline date is November 1, 2014

§  An Intent to Place Name for Nomination Form and the Conflict of Interest Policy/Form must be signed (insert handwritten signature electronically or hand-sign and scan) and e-mailed, with a date stamp no later than November 1, 2014


Learn More

Click for the Job Responsibility Brief

Intent to Place Name for Nomination

Conflict of Interest Policy


34th National Conference

Igniting Professionalism:

Excellence in Practice Leadership and Collaboration

April 26 - 30, 2015
Grand Hyatt San Antonio

San Antonio, Texas

 Visit the ASPAN web site for more information:


Are You Interested in Becoming Certified?

Just a friendly reminder that the registration deadline for CPAN and CAPA Certification is coming up quickly – September 8, 2014

5 Reasons to Get Certified Now!

-          Certification expands your knowledge of perianesthesia nursing

-     Accomplishment increases pride and self-esteem

-     Take charge of your career

-     Become a leader in your specialty

-     Certification improves patient care

Examinations will be administered by computer at Prometric Test Centers.

Check out the Certification Page for more information and a link to the ABPANC web site:

 Click here to view the Certification Page

Tips on developing an action plan, studying, test taking and more.

Are you already certified?

Watch for opportunities to win a

MAPAN Scholarship for Certification


MAPAN Members again have the opportunity to earn some cash back for being active in the organization and attending educational offerings.

See the Education Reimbursement Guidelines and Points form (click here)

Deadline November 15, 2014

MAPAN has gone GREEN!

Further correspondence will be through email.

It is imperative that we have your email address so that you receive MAPAN correspondence.  If you have not supplied your email please do so at your earliest convenience.

Send email to: Lori King at thequeenlmk@gmail.com  


Internship Program

We are looking for members who would be interested in being mentored to become involved in MAPAN committees. If interested contact Arlene Reinhart


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