ACPAN
Australian College of PeriAnaesthesia
Nurses - ACPAN, PO BOX 5134
Burnley, VIC 3121, Australia

Professional Fellowship

The ACPAN Professional Fellowship program is designed for non-clinical peri-anaesthesia nurses who would like to demonstrate their advanced specialisation in education or research in our field of healthcare. The program is suitable for Registered Nurses with a minimum of 9500 hours (5 years full-time or equivalent part-time) clinical experience in anaesthesia and post-anaesthesia care (PACU). All applications are assessed for eligibility by the ACPAN Executive Board.

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Professional Fellowship process: 8 easy steps

Become an ACPAN member and decide for which of the two options (education or research) you want to apply
Download the required documents
Obtain the following certificates and documents
Fill in and complete the online application and upload documents
Pay the fellowship fee online by credit card
ACPAN will review your application
Present at the annual national ACPAN conference
Attend the inauguration ceremony at the opening of the ACPAN conference

Professional Fellowship recertification: 5 easy steps

Your Professional Fellowship certificate will be valid for three years. After three years, you can apply for recertification. Without a timely recertification application, your Professional Fellowship title will be no longer valid. The recertification process costs $75 (+10% GST) and entails 5 steps.

Obtain your Employment statement
Complete the online application & upload documents
Pay the fellowship fee online by credit card
ACPAN will review your application
You will receive confirmation of your recertification

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