ABPANC offers four distinguished awards, with a brief description of each listed below. Click on the award links to learn more about the eligibility criteria and application process.
ABPANC Advocacy Award — This award recognizes a CPAN® and/or CAPA® certified nurse who exemplifies leadership as a patient advocate. Click to view the stories of previous Advocacy Award winners.
ABPANC President’s Award — New for 2019, this award is given at the discretion of the ABPANC Board President, presented to a CAPA or CPAN nurse who demonstrates extraordinary commitment and passion to perianesthesia nursing certification.
ABPANC Shining Star Award — This award publicly recognizes ASPAN Components for supporting and encouraging CPAN and CAPA certification at the local level.
Application Form – ABPANC Certification Achievement Award — This prestigious award recognizes departments that have achieved a level of certification with at least 75% or 100% of eligible perianesthesia nurses having earned the CPAN and/or CAPA certification.
Congratulations to Our 2021 ABPANC Certification Achievement Award Recipients!
Departments with 75% CPAN/CAPA Certification
• Emory Johns Creek Hospital PACU – Johns Creek, GA
• Newark Wayne Community Hospital Same Day Surgery Center/PACU – Newark, NY
• Clifton Springs Hospital and Clinic Day Surgery/PACU – Clifton Springs, NY