Category Archives: AANA Info

COVID-19: VA/AANA Partnership Brings Employment Opportunities for CRNAs

The AANA has partnered with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to offer employment opportunities for CRNAs while supporting our nation’s veterans during the COVID-19 pandemic. Through the VA Travel Nurse Corps program, the AANA and the VA have created opportunities for you to work at 157 facilities across the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) […]

AANA Resources on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

In light of the growing concern surrounding the worldwide spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the AANA has prepared practice resources to support CRNAs as they develop strategic steps for managing patients with expected or confirmed infection.* The following considerations are specific to the perioperative setting and summarize recommendations of national and international organizations including […]

We’re winning! State Legislators Supporting CRNA Practice

With state legislatures firmly in session, proposals to advance our profession are occurring at an unprecedented pace. Bills that remove physician supervision and other restrictions are advancing through committees and houses, thanks to state nurse anesthetist associations and CRNAs like you. Here’s a roundup of state legislation that has advanced through committees and houses: Virginia […]

Washington Post Seeks Nominations for “Star Nurses” Event

National CRNA Week was a huge success! From the inspirational stories shared across social media, to the U.S. House of Representatives’ bipartisan resolution acknowledging the vital role CRNAs play in the U.S. healthcare industry, thank you for your participation! Let’s continue to take every opportunity to make our great profession known. In partnership with the […]

Student Mentoring Program

Mission To provide a positive, welcoming, motivational and educational experience to identified students interested in nurse anesthesia education as a profession who attend the Assembly of Didactic and Clinical Educators through mentoring by experienced CRNA educators. Objective of the Program The program will consist of a one-day mentoring experience for a select group of student […]

About AANA Peer Assistance

Below is information on an important program provided by AANA.  AANA Peer Assistance is support for CRNAs and student registered nurse anesthetists for all aspects related to drugs/alcohol impairment, suspicion of drug diversion, substance use disorder (SUD), adverse event support, and questions related to fitness for duty. August 2019 – TopMedTalk Podcast: AANA 2019, Substance […]

AANA Thrive

CRNAs, like most healthcare professionals, face multiple challenges and opportunities during their career: Transitioning from student to CRNA, career changes, coping with job loss when it is not your choice, and approaching retirement age. These resources can help you THRIVE not only professionally, but personally as well. AANA Thrive is a new online Health & […]