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Olivia Marsh MSN RN

Recommendations for Care of the Surgical Patient who has Diabetes Mellitus - Part 3

Perianesthesia nurses may see that treatment of hyperglycemic levels varies in the literature, but the ADA (2021) and ASA (Duggan et al., 2017) tend to agree that tight glycemic control is not necessary......





New Members

Nicole Buda, BSN, RN, CPAN

Rachel Coppedge, ADN, RN, CPAN

Beth Hunt, MSN, BSN

Emily Moore, RN

Kristina Marie Petersen, RN

Jill Ann Reyes, CCRNa

Paige Smith, MSN, RN

Janine M Stevens, RN

Marisa Yuhas, BSN

Fall Conference Sept 25th, 2021

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Tucson Airport

7051 South Tucson Boulevard
Tucson, AZ 85756

Live in - Person and Virtual Offering

Conference Faculty:

  • Sarah Plummer, FNP-C, CRNFA 

  • U. Vanessa Roeder, MD, FACS, DABS 

  • Ronda Dyer, MSN, BSPA, RN, CPAN, CAPA, CNE,    ASPAN Region 1 Director

  • Janeen Dahn, Ph.D., RN, FNP-C, FRE.
    Associate Director – Operations, Hearings, and Compliance

Presentations - Available for download after conference.

  • Sarah Plummer, FNP-C, CRNFA -  "The Latest in Colo-Rectal Surgery and ERAS"

  • U. Vanessa Roeder, MD, FACS, DABS -  "Updates in Breast Surgeries and Cancer Treatment"

  • Ronda Dyer, MSN, BSPA, RN, CPAN, CAPA, CNE, ASPAN Region 1 Director -  "What You Don't Know Can Hurt Them" 

  • Katrina Bickerstaff, AzPANA President-  "AzPANA Presidential Update"

  • Janeen Dahn, Ph.D., RN, FNP-C, FRE -  "Safe Handling of Narcotics:  A Broad Perspective"

  • Ronda Dyer, MSN, BSPA, RN, CPAN, CAPA, CNE, ASPAN Region 1 Director -  "An Ounce of Prevention (Pre-anesthesia screening and testing)"


This activity has been submitted to the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses for approval to award contact hours. The American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses is accredited as an approver of nursing continuing professional development by the

American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

For information regarding contact hours contact the Nurse Planner,

Olivia Marsh MSN, RN  novelnursing@gmail.com

Attendance at AZPANA programs and events constitutes consent to be photographed for use in print and/or electronic publicity for AZPANA

Masks may be required in public areas.

$99 plus tax / Night

Use Code "AZP"


6 CEU's (Pending Approval)

Our focus is to serve as a resource to advance nursing practices within the community through professional and educational opportunities. Through this website our Leadership provides information on current educational opportunities, governmental affairs, ASPAN updates, and current opportunities to serve.

AzPANA is comprised of perianesthesia nurses throughout the state of Arizona representing numerous healthcare facilities. These healthcare facilities provide the patient education, care, and treatment for those receiving anesthesia or conscious sedation.