CPAN & CAPA Certification Review Class
Maureen McLaughlin MS, RN, ACNS-BC CPAN CAPA
Outcome: To enhance the nurse's knowledge of perianesthesia nursing and certification preparation.
Target Audience: All perianesthesia nurses
Disclosure Statement: All planners and presenters at nursing continuing education activities are required to disclose to the audience any significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods or services. Such disclosures will be made in writing in the course presentation materials.
- This activity has been submitted to ANA MA for approval to award contact hours.
- Registration deadline is August 30th, 2018.
- MASPAN reserves the right to cancel for low enrollment. Full refund will be provided.
- Parking fees; $8.00 voucher per vehicle available for CASH purchase day of the conference.
Maureen McLaughlin MS, RN ACNS-BC CPAN CAPA
Maureen has over 30 years of perianesthesia nursing experience and is considered a perianesthesia nurse expert. Maureen began her perianesthesia nursing career as a staff nurse in a high acuity PACU in an academic medical center. Since that period, she has held a variety of clinical leadership roles including PACU Clinical Educator, Advanced Practice Nurse for the Department of Anesthesia, Clinical Nurse Specialist of Procedural Sedation, Critical Care Clinical Educator and now her current role as Quality Nurse, Department of Anesthesia. Maureen’s educational background is from Boston College, including a baccalaureate degree and a Master’s Degree.
She is board certified as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Health. She possesses dual certification as a CAPA and CPAN. Maureen is a frequent lecturer locally, nationally and internationally covering topics that include medication safety, standards of care, care of the critical care patient in the PACU and post anesthesia complications. She echoes the vision statement from the American Board of Perianesthesia Nursing Certification, Inc.:
“Recognizing and respecting the unequaled excellence in the mark of the CPAN and CAPA credential, perianesthesia nurses will seek it, managers will require it, employers will support it and the public will demand it.”