On behalf of the Perianesthesia Care Nurses of Arkansas, I would like to congratulate you on your decision to join ASPAN-PACNA. While there are many good organizations available for nurses to join, we strongly feel that ASPAN and PACNA give those of us specializing in perianesthesia nursing all of the resources necessary to be a strong advocate for our patients, as well as our profession.
PACNA is a volunteer organization committed to serving the perianesthesia nurse. The Board of Directors meets throughout the year and all meetings are open to the membership. For further information regarding your membership, committee work, or any questions about the organization, please does not hesitate to contact us.
Some examples of membership benefits include:
PACNA’s NEW website. We believe that this will be a valuable tool to connect with our member and relay information.
“Airways” - PACNA’s newsletter. Members are invited to submit articles for publishing. Please contact the editor if you have an idea for an article. You may also want to consider advertising a career opportunity within your unit. This is a great way to reach excellent candidates committed to perianesthesia nursing.
The Scholarship Fund has been established to assist the membership with professional development through ASPAN sponsored educational programs and PACNA sponsored educational programs.
PACNA hosts an annual state conference the first Saturday in August. The conference in centrally located in
Members receive discounts to seminars and certification fees.
We welcome your support and participation as a member of PACNA and we look forward to serving you.