South Carolina Association
of PeriAnesthesia Nurses
PO Box 290806
Columbia, SC 29229

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Member News & Achievements

Perianesthesia Nurse Proclamation!


SCAPAN Wins ABPANC 2016 Shining Star Award:
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SCAPAN has been awarded the ABPANC Shining Star Award since 2011:
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SCAPAN Official Newsletter (Palmetto Pulse)

 

Member Accomplishments

Summer 2016
Congratulations to member Meghan Burgess who graduated with her MSN in August from Walden University, specializing in leadership and management.

Summer 2015
Congratulations to member Rebecca Belton who graduated with her MSN in June from University of Phoenix.

Congratulations to member M. Dianne Jackson who graduated with her BSN in August from University of South Carolina Upstate.

Winter 2014
Congratulations to member Suzanne Steele who graduated with her MSN in December from East Carolina University.

January 2012
Congratulations to member Kristie Alvey for passing her board certification exam for Clinical Nurse Specialist!

Congratulations to members Lori Sutton and Faye Baker for approval for publication of their research study the Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing. Expect to see their article in the June or August edition!

December 2011
Congratulations to member Cheryl White who graduated with her BSN in December from University of South Carolina Upstate!

June 2011
Congratulations to member Suzanne Steele, BSN, RN, CPAN who presented “The Journey Towards a Culture of Certification” in the 2011 National Conference Celebrate Successful Practices Oral and Poster presentations. Her abstract was published in the June Edition of JOPAN.

Congratulations to members Lori Sutton BSN,RN,CCRN,CPAN and Faye Baker BSN, RN, CPAN who presented their research study “The Use of Warmed Cotton Blankets on Patients following Sugery: A Safe Practice for Promoting Comfort” in the 2011 National Conference Nursing Research Oral and Poster presentations. Their abstract was published in the June edition of JOPAN.

May 2011
Congratulations to member Kristie Alvey who graduated with her MSN from
East Carolina University in May!

 

Member Awards & Honors

October 2016
M. Dianne Jackson was awarded the SCAPAN Beverly Zeigler Excellence in Clinical Practice Award 2016 at the Fall Conference. This award is given to recognize and support excellence in Clinical PeriAnesthesia nursing. This award is named after Bev Zeigler a dynamic and devoted member of SCAPAN for many years that passed away from breast cancer as she was serving as SCAPAN’s President.

November 2014
Gwendolyn Whitcome was awarded the SCAPAN Beverly Zeigler Excellence in Clinical Practice Award 2014 at the Fall Conference.

April 2014
Please assist me in congratulating Kimberly Flake who has been selected to receive the 2014 Palmetto Gold Award. The Palmetto Gold Nurse Recognition Program honors nurses who have demonstrated excellence in the practice of nursing and commitment to the profession.
This is a tremendous honor!

February 2014
CPAN® and CAPA® Certification: Nursing Passion in Action®   award winners:
Kimberly Flake CAPA and Dianne Jackson CAPA.  Congratulations!

January 2012
Congratulations to members Carol Jodie and Kim Diamond who received the Lexington Medical Center Award for the 2011-2012 year. This award is in recognition of excellence and commitment in nursing practice.

Please assist me in congratulating Christine Wlodarczyk who has been selected to receive the 2012 Palmetto Gold Award.

November 2011
Congratulations to members Lori Sutton and Christine Wlodarczyk were nominated for the South Carolina Palmetto Gold Award. This award is given to 100 nurses in the state of South Carolina who meet the criteria for excellence in Nursing.

October 2011
Lori Sutton was awarded the SCAPAN Beverly Zeigler Excellence in Clinical Practice Award 2011 at the Fall Conference. This award is given to recognize and support excellence in Clinical PeriAnesthesia nursing. This award is named after Bev Zeigler a dynamic and devoted member of SCAPAN for many years who passed away from breast cancer as she was serving as SCAPAN’s President.

April 2011
Congratulations to member Faye Baker who had the honor of being nominated for the ASPAN Excellence in Clinical Practice Award at Nationals. This award is given to recognize and support excellence in clinical practice in Perianesthesia nursing on a National Level. She was honored to be nominated along with three other excellent candidates.

March 2011
Congratulations to members Lori Sutton and Faye Baker. They presented their completed research study “The Use of Warmed Cotton Blankets on Patients following Sugery: A Safe Practice for Promoting Comfort.” in February at the Mary Ann Parson’s Lecture titled “Improving Patient Safety through Nursing Research” which was sponsored by Sigma Theta Tau and the Center for Nursing Leadership in partnership with the South Carolina College of Nursing Research Council. As a result of their efforts, they received the Outstanding Podium Presentation Award. This experience allowed them to present their study to colleagues as well as senior nursing students.

In March, they presented their poster in Nursing Research at the 8th Annual South Carolina Nursing Excellence Conference.  Their poster was awarded 1st place in the nursing research division.

January 2011
Congratulations to member Lori Sutton was presented with the 2010-2011 Lexington Medical Center Gold award. This award is in recognition of excellence and commitment in nursing practice.