PAPAN Student Nurse Scholaship Recipient
Janessa Kossmer was awarded the PAPAN Student Nurse Scholarship to attend the PeriAnesthesia PRIDE conference. She was nominated by PAPAN member Donnamarie Lovestrand. Janessa is enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the Pennsylvania College of Technology in Danville, PA. She completed her Same Day Surgery/PACU rotation in her junior year and stated that she “enjoyed the interaction as the patient proceeded through their recovery and knowing that she played a part in their surgical journey”. According to Donnamarie, “Janessa articulated a desire to make perianesthesia nursing her specialty direction post-graduation”. Janessa’s registration will be paid to attend the 2017 PRIDE in PeriAnesthesia nursing conference.