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Provincial News

Each year, QPANA Conference is a great event.

April 27, 2019, perianesthesia nurses gathered together for the QPANA 26th annual conference in Montreal.

May 2, 2020, Montreal City again welcomes you to QPANA’s 27th Annual Conference!

Conforming to the Quebec Order of Nurses (OIIQ) , an Attestation for Continuing Education to the conference will be given to the participants. The number of continuing educational hours earned will be indicated.

For information about the OIIQ professional standards for continuing educational activities, click here

  • For more information about 2020 Conference. Click here
  • For more information about 2019 Conference. Click here
  • For more information about 2018 Conference. Click here
  • For information about the previous conferences, click here.
  • Click here to see the guest speakers'presentations in 2018. Click here for the ones in 2019.

QPANA wants to "THINK GREEN". After the conference in 2019, with the guest speakers' permission, their presentation are now available in the  Members Area.

Important notice:

  • In order to get access to the Members Area, please sent an e-mail with your name and your QPANA membership numbers to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. As soon as possible, a user name and a password will be sent to you


National News

Please refer to the National Section.

 Do you know? In 2020, the “PeriAnesthesia Nurses Week” is on February 3 to 9, and the “PeriAnesthesia Nurses Day” is on February 5.

  • Certification

The Certification for PeriAnesthesia Nursing is now a reality in Canada ! Click here to read the great news from the CNA's Certification Bulletin.

Unfortunatly, due to a lak of inscription to the certification exam in preianesthesia, CNA has decided to retire this exam effective November 2019. Certified nurses in perianesthesia can maintain their credential by renewing through continuous learning only. Renewal by exam is no longer offered.

For more information, please go to the section Certification

  • Standards for Pratice

The fourth edition of the Standards for Practice  in both versions English and French are now available for purchase. Do not miss this updated edition.

As being a QPANA member, you will have a reduced discount when purchasing the document ! For more information click here

  • National Conference

In 2020, the National conference will be held on June 5-7 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. For information about the conference, click here


International News

Please refer to the International Section

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