ABPANC offers three 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 Shining Star Award — This award publicly recognizes ASPAN Components for supporting and encouraging CPAN and CAPA certification at the local level.
ABPANC Certification Achievement Award — This prestigious award recognizes units that have achieved a level of certification with at least 75% of eligible perianesthesia nurses having earned the CPAN and/or CAPA certification..