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 Central Ohio PeriAnesthesia Nurses Association with   

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses of Central Ohio


2019 Perioperative Patient Safety and Comfort

A Collaborative Endeavor     


Saturday, January 26, 2019   

0700 to 1500    


James Cancer Hospital & Solove Research Institute

460 W.10th Ave, Columbus, Ohio 43210

  Wasserstrom Auditorium


Program agenda

0700-0745                                 Registration/Continental breakfast

0745-0800                                 Welcome

Iris Marcentile- COPANA President

Kay Ball- COAORN President


0800-0900                                 Cystectomy with Bladder Reconstruction

                                                   Kamal Pohar, MD


0900-1000                                 Trends in Robotic Urological Surgery

                                                   David Ferry, BSN, CNOR, RNFA          


1000-1045                                 Break and Exhibitors


1045-1130                                 Surgical Perspective with Urological Cancers

                                                   Robert and Mary Anne Scherer


1130-1230                                 Kidney Stones, What Choices Do We Have?

                                                   Bodo Knudsen, MD               


1230-1315                                 LUNCH (provided)


1315-1415                                 Urinary Incontinence

                                                   Terry Grogg, MD


                                  1415-1430                                 Break


1430-1515        The Secret to Excellence in Perioperative Nursing: Take Care of Yourself First

                                                   Kay Ball, PhD, RN, CNOR, CMLSO, FAAN


1515-1530                                 EVALUATION

Accreditation Statement:


The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (OBN-001-91) (OH-057, 2/1/2019).






   1. Kamal Pohar, MD

         Assistant Professor

       Department of Urology

       The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

        Columbus, Ohio

   2. David Ferry ,BSN, CNOR ,RNFA

       Robotic Surgery Clinical Lead

       The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

        Columbus, Ohio

   3. Robert and Mary Anne Scherer

        Speaker and Patient Advocate

        Columbus, Ohio

   4. Bodo Knudsen, MD

       Assistant Professor,  Department of Urology

       Director, OSU Comprehensive Kidney Stone Program

       Health System Director, Outpatient Urologic Services.

       The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

        Columbus, Ohio

   5. Terry Grogg, MD

       Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

       Ohio Health Dublin Methodist Hospital

       Columbus, Ohio

   6. Kay Ball, PhD, RN, CNOR, CMLSO, FAAN


        Department of Nursing

        Otterbein University

        Westerville, Ohio


Overall Purpose/Goal of the activity

Nurses will  increase their knowledge base and skills needed to promote and ensure a safe perioperative experience for patients.

Target Audience:

All perioperative (ASU/ OR/ PACU) nurses


No Presenter or any Member of the Planning Committee has any conflict of interest to disclose.

No Commercial support was received for this activity.


Participants must attend 80% of the event and submit an evaluation form to receive nursing contact hours.



Parking Voucher will be provided to Non-OSUWMC staff



For more information contact:

    Sue Burke               sue.burke@osumc.edu


     Linda Carifa            lands2@embarqmail.com


     Marion Millan          marion.millan@osumc.edu


     Alabelle Zghoul       azghoul4660@wowway.com


Accommodations available at:

Residence Inn Columbus University Area

3100 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43202

Free continental breakfast and transportation to and from conference

For reservation, call 1-844-200-1025 before December 27, 2018 under Perianesthesia Nurses  or on line www.marriott.com/cmhrn enter dates then select “Special Rates” click on Group Code; enter PERPERA  Rate is $129.00 + tax

Registration Form 2019 COPANA/CO-AORN Seminar

2019 Perioperative Patient Safety & Comfort: A Collaborative Endeavor






City: __________________________________


State: ________________Zip:_______________


Phone:  H________________________








ASPAN /AORN member/OSUWMC Staff  $45.00

      ASPAN Member #_____________

      AORN Member #______________

Non-member  $55.00

Retired RN/Unlicensed Nursing Student   $25.00



After January 21, 2019    $55.00


Registration deadline January 21, 2019


Make checks payable to COPANA and mail to:

                     Lisa Smith-Philpott

                     7213 Black Rd.

                     Bellville, Ohio 44813