Welcome to the web site of the Northwest PeriAnesthesia Nurses' Association (NPANA). We are the northwest’s regional component of ASPAN, the national association for PeriAnesthesia nurses. As a component we are dedicated to serving our members with:

  • Educational and professional development opportunities
  • Resources for the very latest standards of care and best practice
  • Advocacy for our profession in our region
  • Vital connection to ASPAN.

As a leadership board, we are excited about the future of our profession and our organization.






Maria Heinje, MSN, RN-BC, CPAN 

NPANA Board President

  President's Letter

Meet the Board

 Our Component

NPANA is a Component within part of the larger Region 1 geographic area of the United States.  The NPANA Component comprises the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. Within NPANA we have five districts with their own members.  We are looking to develop other districts near you!


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