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2018 CPC Program 2-Year Check-in Underway: Are you due?

Since the official opening of the 2018 Continued Professional Certification (CPC) Program’s 2-year Check-in, more than half of the 23,000+ CRNAs due to check in this year have already completed the process. This is a great initial response!   The 2-year Check-in is the mid-point requirement in each 4-year CPC Program cycle. Designed with CRNAs’ […]

NBCRNA Announces 2018 Check-In Dates for CPC 2-Year Check-In

Thousands of certified registered nurse anesthetists across the country will participate in the 2018 Continued Professional Certification (CPC) Program’s 2-year Check-in, the mid-point requirement in the 4-year CPC Program cycle.   This window for this simple, online process opened on April 3, 2018 for most CRNAs who recertified or initially certified in 2016. This simple […]

CRNA Inspiration

Below are words of wisdom intended for CRNAs and taken from a quote compilation by Michael P. Dosch, CRNA, PhD, of University of Detroit Mercy Graduate Program in Nurse Anesthesiology. On Anesthesia: What emergency treatment is best administered by ear? Words of comfort. -Abraham Verghese, Cutting from Stone …for the secret of the care of […]

AANA 2018 Annual Congress – Register Today!

Join us for the 85th annual AANA national meeting at the Boston Hynes Convention Center. AANA 2018 promises to bring technology to the forefront of anesthesia education. Refresh and expand your knowledge with hands-on patient simulation workshops and expert speakers. Register Today!   The AANA Annual Congress is the biggest CE and networking event in […]

Become a CRNA

The miracle of anesthesia made pain-free surgery a reality. Nurse anesthetists, the first healthcare providers dedicated to the specialty of anesthesia, have their roots in the 1800s, when nurses first gave anesthesia to wounded soldiers on the battlefields of the Civil War. Today, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) are advanced practice registered nurses with graduate […]