Why Join PANAsac?

  • Provides an opportunity for professional development through the presentation of education sessions.
  • Provides a forum to meet and exchange ideas of common professional interest.
  • Establishes cooperation with various groups, associations, institutions, and bodies that affect PANAsac objectives
  • Assists with the input and development for a national examination for Peri-Anesthesia Nurses in Canada to obtain certification.
  • Advances education through the provision of financial assistance for PANAsac members who meet the eligibilty criteria.

Who can join PANAsac?

PANAsac has 3 classes of members:

ACTIVE MEMBER Those currently working in management, teaching, and maintain active CARNA registration, who are currently practicing within the field of PeriAnesthesia nursing (including research).  Active members have the right to vote on committees and hold office, and apply for financial assistance.

ASSOCIATE MEMBER Those individuals having an interest in PeriAnesthesia nursing or practicing in a related discipline*. Associate members are not eligible to hold or vote, but may serve on committees.  These members are not eligible for financial assistance.

HONORARY MEMBER: A person who the Association recognizes for their outstanding contribution to Peri-Anesthesia Nursing.  This membership is voted upon by the Association.

  * Areas / settings relating to PeriAnesthesia nursing include, but are not limited to:
  • Pre-Admission Clinic
  • Day Surgery / Procedure
  • Ambulatory Care Settings
  • Post Anesthesia Care Units
  • Regional / Epidural / Spinal Anesthesia Treatment Units
  • Intensive Care Units
  • Emergency Departments
  • Labor and Delivery Suites
  • Operating Rooms
  • Special Procedure Areas (i.e. ECT, Cardioversion, Endoscopy, Oncology, Radiology, etc.)
  • Pain Management Services
  • Physician and Dental Offices
  • Free Standing Surgical Centers or Clinics
  • Surgical Patient Care Units

Become a member!

 PANAsac Membership Application Form:

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