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Nurse Anesthetists Applaud the House of Representatives Efforts to Curtail Opioid Crisis

Breaking News!! The House of Representatives minutes ago just passed legislation to allow nurse anesthetists and other APRNs to administer medical-assisted medicine independently in an effort to fight the opioid crisis by increasing access to...
22-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

AANA to VHA: Now is the Time to Grant CRNAs Full-Practice Authority

The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) is urging the VA to reopen its final rule to grant Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) the authority to practice to the full scope of their education, training, certification and...
15-Jun-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Patient Role in Managing Pain Primary Focus of AANA Presentation During HHS Inter-Agency Task Force Meeting

Engaging patients in the management of their own pain can decrease the risk of substance use disorder and help combat the growing opioid crisis.
4-Jun-2018 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Research Confirms Safety of Nurse Anesthetists, Raises Questions about Anesthesiologist Assistants

New research conducted by the American Society of Anesthesiologists confirms the quality and safety of anesthesia provided by CRNAs. The research also calls into question the safety of Anesthesiologist Assistants who are not allowed to administer...
30-May-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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AANA Calls on Healthcare Community to Use Opioid-Sparing Pain Management to Prevent Addiction and Abuse

The AANA and CRNAs are urging healthcare professionals to consider alternatives to prescribing opioids when treating patients to reduce or eliminate the chances for addiction.
10-May-2018 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

National Health Policy Issues to be Addressed by CMS Deputy Director at Assembly of Nurse Anesthetists

This is the largest advocacy meeting for nurse anesthetists to discuss advocacy and healthcare policy as it relates to anesthesia care in the United States.
20-Apr-2018 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Healthcare Advocate Recognized for Commitment to Anesthesia by Professional Association

This is the AANA's highest award for Federal advocacy.
20-Apr-2018 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

CRNA Takes Boston Marathon by Surprise

26-Year Old Sarah Sellers who graduated from nurse anesthesia school less than a year ago and became a CRNA, shocked many, including herself when she placed second in the Boston Marathon.
17-Apr-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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