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% , or 100%, of eligible perianesthesia nurses having earned the CPAN and/or CAPA certification. The Application Deadline has been extended to January 31, 2018.

Congratulations to Our 2017 ABPANC Certification Achievement Award Recipients

  • Amita Health, Adventist Medical Center, Bolingbrook, IL
  • Lowell General Surgery Center, Chelmsford, MA
  • Mebane Surgery Center, Mebane, NC
  • Oak Hill Hospital, Brooksville, FL