The CRNA Fact Sheet widely used for lobbying, testimony, and other purposes by the AANA, state associations and individual members, has been updated with the latest facts and figures on nurse anesthetists and the AANA: History Nurse anesthetists have been providing anesthesia care to patients in the United States for more than 150 years. The […]
Donna Jasinski, PhD, CRNA, DCANA Board Member, attended the International Federation of Nurse Anesthetists (IFNA) World Conference in June 2018. This wonderful event was held in a historic conference center in Budapest Hungary (photo attached). It was well attended by nurse anesthetists from around the world and every continent was represented except South America. The […]
Congratulations to our very own Monica W Rose, PhD, CRNA, on her recent appointment to the AANA Journal Editorial Committee and to the Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Rose is also a DCANA active member and sits on the board as Vice President of our state association. We couldn’t be more proud!
** Registration Now Open ** Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists 2018 Annual Fall Conference * Featuring dinner, drinks and dancing on the Spirit of Norfolk, Benefitting the CRNA-PAC, Virginia CRNAs Who Care About Healthcare * October 12-14, 2018 Hilton Norfolk The Main 100 East Main Street, Norfolk, VA 23510 Registration information Attention CRNAs! […]
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’ […]
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 […]
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 […]
Welcome to our new website! Here’s a little bit about who we are… Mission The mission of the District of Columbia Association of Nurse Anesthetists (DCANA) is to advance patient safety and care, practice excellence, and its members’ profession at the local level. History This first meeting of the DCANA met at the home of […]