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*SAVE THE DATE* ASPAN's 37th National Conference

Anaheim Marriott
700 Convention Way
Anaheim, CA 92802

Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 7:30am PT - Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 4:00pm PT

Posted by PeriAnesthesia Nurses Association of California

Anaheim Marriott
700 Convention Way
Anaheim, CA 92802



"Detecting Greatness: The Proof is in Our Practice"

Additional Information

Additional Information

*SAVE THE DATE* ASPAN's 37th National Conference

April 29 – May 3, 2018
Anaheim, California

Event Agenda



2018 Conference Ad FINAL 02Oct2017 (140 KB)

Plan now to attend ASPAN’s 37TH National Conference!

“Detecting Greatness: The Proof is in Our Practice”

Anaheim Marriott, Anaheim, California 

April 29 – May 3, 2018

MONDAY, April 30, 2018

Opening: “Victory by Design” D. J. Eagle Bear Vanas

MONDAY, April 30th to THURSDAY, May 3rd 2018  SAMPLING OF TOPICS (subject to change)

Perianesthesia Nursing Standards

Truth or Fiction: Clinical Practice Questions

Management of Patients with Substance Abuse

Perianesthesia Nursing Research

Pediatric Patients with Central Line and TPN

Evidence Based Practice

Geriatric Preoperative Assessment

Work Life Balance: Through Eyes of Millennials

Anesthesia Outside the OR

Cultural Competencies in Perioperative Setting

Handoff: Not the Time to Fumble

Perianesthesia Management Program

Monitored Anesthesia Care

Substance Abuse/Opioid Antagonist Therapy

Lean Mean PAT Machine

Improving Postoperative Follow Up

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

What’s New Neuromuscular Blockade Reversal

Pain Management Challenges

Patient and Family-Centered Care

Caring for a Patient After Elbow Surgery

Legal Issues: Documentation & Communication

The Battle for Safe Staffing

Critical Care Essentials 

THURSDAY, May 4, 2017

Closing: “The Healing Power of Laughter, Nourishing the Nurse Within You” – Diana Jordan



Outcome – To enable the nurse to increase knowledge on clinical practice, standards and research

Target Audience – All professional nurses

Overall Conference Objective – Discuss current information on clinical practice, standards, evidence-based practice, research and new technologies that contribute to safe, quality patient care in the perianesthesia setting.

Disclosure Statement – All presenters and planners at continuing nursing education activities are required to disclose to the audience any significant financial relationships with the with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods or services. Such disclosures will be made in writing in the course presentation materials. 


The American Society of Perianesthesia Nurses (ASPAN) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 Additional numbers: Alabama #ABNP0074 & California Board of Registered Nursing Provider #CEP5197


A conference registration brochure will be mailed to all ASPAN members in December 2017. 

Look for information on two preconference offerings and one postconference offering in the brochure and online.

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