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Released: 12-Aug-2020 2:35 PM EDT
Survey Results Detail Signs of Improving Conditions for CRNAs
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) discovered in a new survey that employment opportunities for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) during the COVID-19 public health crisis is improving.

Newswise: Darolyn Milburn Honored as 2020 Star Nurse by The Washington Post
Released: 12-Aug-2020 12:25 PM EDT
Darolyn Milburn Honored as 2020 Star Nurse by The Washington Post
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

The Washington Post recently selected Darolyn Milburn, MSN, CRNA, as a 2020 Star NurseTM. Milburn, a member of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA), is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

Released: 6-Aug-2020 3:10 PM EDT
AANA Supports Improvements to Rural Health Access
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

To provide high-quality, value-based healthcare for millions of patients living in the nation’s rural communities, the White House issued an executive order on Aug. 3 that calls on the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to report on ways to eliminate regulatory burdens. The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) is encouraged by the order which, if considered, could increase access to quality care for patients by removing costly supervision requirements of nurse anesthetists.

Released: 4-Aug-2020 10:05 AM EDT
Oklahoma Opts Out of Physician Supervision of CRNAs
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Oklahoma is now the 19th state to opt out from federal regulations that require physician supervision of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs). The governors of 18 states and Guam have exercised such exemptions prior to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) suspension for all states during the COVID-19 health crisis.

Released: 22-Jul-2020 1:40 PM EDT
Ladan Eshkevari Honored as 2020 Star Nurse by The Washington Post
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

The Washington Post recently selected Ladan Eshkevari, PhD, CRNA, LAc., FAAN, as a 2020 Star NurseTM. Eshkevari, a member of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA), is an associate professor at the Georgetown University Medical Center’s School of Nursing & Health Studies in Washington, DC.

Released: 24-Jun-2020 6:50 PM EDT
AANA Supports CMS Action to Cut Red Tape for Providers
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Leaders of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) are encouraged by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announcement on the creation of the Office of Burden Reduction and Health Informatics in an effort to “cut red tape” for providers.

Released: 19-May-2020 4:30 PM EDT
AANA Partners with 47 Nursing Organizations to Remove Practice Barriers in the VA
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

In a letter today, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) partnered with 47 national nursing organizations to request support for the Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Directive 1899 to permanently remove barriers and allow Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) to practice to the full extent of their education and training.

Released: 14-May-2020 2:55 PM EDT
Nurse Anesthetists Responding to COVID-19 in Rural America
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) stand at the ready as the threat of COVID-19 threatens the nation’s rural communities. CRNAs are the primary provider of anesthesia care in rural America. The AANA has partnered with the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) to promote and release an infographic.

Released: 11-May-2020 12:40 PM EDT
AANA Leaders Prove Now is the Time for Evidence-Based Policy in the VA, not Politics
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

AANA President Kate Jansky, MHS, CRNA, APRN, USA LTC (ret), and AANA CEO Randall D. Moore, DNP, MBA, CRNA—both veterans—addressed a series of “misleading” and “inflammatory” assertions made by the American Society of Anesthesiologists this week related to a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) directive allowing full practice authority for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) in the VA.

Released: 21-Apr-2020 4:05 PM EDT
AANA Partners with 24 Organizations to Ensure Access to Quality Patient Care
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) has partnered with 24 national organizations to request HHS Secretary Alex Azar support key provisions of the U.S. president’s executive order #13890, which provides a path to the permanent removal of burdensome supervision and licensure requirements for non-physician providers such as Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs).

Released: 21-Apr-2020 4:05 PM EDT
AANA Joins Nursing Organizations to Thank and Encourage Governors in Removing Regulatory Barriers
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) is one of seven organizations to endorse a statement on the pivotal role advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) are playing in the care of patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Released: 20-Apr-2020 6:20 PM EDT
AANA Applauds Gov. Cuomo’s Call for Hazard Pay for Front-Line Healthcare Workers
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Monday New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo called on the federal government to provide pay bonuses to frontline healthcare workers. The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) applauds this action and encourages Congress to compensate frontline healthcare workers in a manner that reflects the serious risk and harm they are experiencing.

Released: 16-Apr-2020 11:00 AM EDT
Parkdale Center and AANA Launch Free Virtual Support for Healthcare Professionals During COVID-19 Pandemic
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Committed to supporting healthcare professionals serving on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Parkdale Center and American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) have launched the free “Support The Front” program to service healthcare professionals dealing with grief, trauma, exhaustion, and fear.

Released: 15-Apr-2020 5:35 PM EDT
AANA Urges Congress to Provide Front-Line Healthcare Workers Proper Compensation During Pandemic
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to strain the physical and emotional well-being of front-line healthcare workers, many also are facing a financial burden and strain on their personal lives.

Released: 14-Apr-2020 11:45 AM EDT
Twelve U.S. Governors Issue Executive Orders to Remove Physician Supervision of Nurse Anesthetists
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

To date, 12 state governors have issued executive orders to suspend restrictions on full scope of practice for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs). The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) supports these positive actions to enhance access to care for patients with COVID-19.

Released: 31-Mar-2020 3:05 PM EDT
CMS Suspends Supervision Requirements for CRNAs
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has temporarily suspended physician supervision requirements for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs)—an action that the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) deems a critical step for CRNAs to serve the U.S. healthcare system more effectively during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Released: 26-Mar-2020 6:30 PM EDT
AANA and VA Partner to Care for Veterans During COVID-19 Pandemic
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

The AANA has partnered with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to meet the needs of our nation’s veterans during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Released: 25-Mar-2020 6:25 PM EDT
AANA Issues Statement on the Use of Self-Supplied Personal Protective Equipment
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

The AANA has issued the following position statement to support healthcare workers on the use of self-supplied personal protective equipment (PPE).

Released: 20-Mar-2020 1:55 PM EDT
AANA, ASA and APSF Issue Joint Statement on Use of Personal Protective Equipment During COVID-19 Pandemic
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

As anesthesia professionals are at an increased risk of exposure in caring for patients diagnosed with COVID-19, the AANA, the ASA, and APSF issued a joint statement today on the best use of personal protective equipment during the pandemic.

Released: 19-Mar-2020 12:05 PM EDT
AANA CEO Attends White House Meeting to Discuss COVID-19 Response
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

The chief executive officer of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, met with members of the Trump Administration March 18 to convey the top priorities of nurses and other healthcare providers.

Released: 16-Mar-2020 7:15 PM EDT
AANA Updates COVID-19 Resources for Anesthesia Professions
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

As the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic unfolds, healthcare professionals such as Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) are facing an unprecedented, ever-evolving crisis.

9-Mar-2020 12:05 AM EDT
Patient Safety Awareness Week: CRNAs Set the Standard for Safe and Effective Anesthesia Care
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

In honor of Patient Safety Awareness Week (March 8-14, 2020), Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) want patients to know that nurse anesthetists are not only patient safety practitioners, they are patient safety experts. CRNAs plan and implement every step of the anesthesia process with patients’ safety and well-being in mind.

Released: 4-Mar-2020 4:50 PM EST
AANA’s COVID-19 Resources: Keeping Providers and Patients Safe During Surgery
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) has compiled resources to help Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) develop strategic steps for managing patients with expected or confirmed infection of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Released: 27-Feb-2020 10:05 AM EST
Patients in South Dakota Will Have Access to Affordable Quality Care, Thanks to a Law that Extends Authority of Nurse Anesthetists
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Effective July 1, CRNAs in South Dakota can collaborate with dentists, podiatrists, and other providers, in addition to medical doctors.

Released: 21-Feb-2020 10:40 AM EST
AANA Board of Directors Approve “Scope of Nurse Anesthesia Practice”
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

This document reflects the professional scope of practice of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs), including the full range of anesthesia services, and describes CRNAs’ professional, educational, clinical, and leadership roles.

Released: 5-Feb-2020 2:55 PM EST
State Legislators Push Forward Full Practice Authority for Advanced Practice Nurses
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

At an unprecedented pace, state legislators are voting in favor of lifting restrictions that would enable advanced practice nurses and other nonphysician providers to practice at the full extent of their education and expertise.

Newswise: COA Releases White Paper on Scholarly Work for Practice Doctorate Nurse Anesthesia Programs
Released: 28-Jan-2020 5:25 PM EST
COA Releases White Paper on Scholarly Work for Practice Doctorate Nurse Anesthesia Programs
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

The Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) approved its first guidance document on scholarly projects for nurse anesthesia programs offering practice doctoral degrees.

Released: 25-Jan-2020 6:00 AM EST
National CRNA Week: The House of Representatives Recognizes the Contributions of Nurse Anesthetists
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

In honor of National CRNA Week (Jan. 19-25, 2020), Reps. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), and Sam Graves (R-MO) today introduced a bipartisan resolution on the House floor, “Recognizing the roles and the contributions of America’s Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and their role in providing quality health care for the public.”

Released: 24-Jan-2020 9:50 AM EST
As Rural Hospital Closures Continue, CRNAs Offer a Safe, Affordable Solution
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

“Rural healthcare systems are fighting for their lives,” according to Randall Moore, DNP, MBA, CRNA and CEO of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA). “Statistics remain grim.”

Released: 14-Jan-2020 4:05 PM EST
CRNAs, Nurses Gain Double Accolades: One of the Best 25 Jobs, The Most Honest, Ethical Professionals 18 Years in a Row
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

CRNAs are ranked among the U.S. Top 25 Best Jobs on the most recent U.S. News & World Report listing, and, for 18 years in a row, nursing is identified as the most honest and ethical profession on the most recent annual Gallup poll.

Released: 25-Nov-2019 9:00 AM EST
Focus on Trauma-Informed Care – Journal of Forensic Nursing Presents Special Issue
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Assessing and managing the impact of trauma has important implications for the care of patients and populations affected by trauma and violence. The current role and ongoing development of trauma-informed care are the focus of the October/December special issue of the Journal of Forensic Nursing, official journal of the International Association of Forensic Nurses.

Released: 8-Nov-2019 1:00 AM EST
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Partners with Patient Safety Movement Foundation to Eliminate Medical Errors in Hospitals
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) is partnering with the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) to eliminate preventable patient deaths in hospitals, a leading cause of death and injury to people across the globe.

Released: 6-Nov-2019 1:05 PM EST
Rule Change by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Recognizes CRNAs’ Expert Care
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) commends the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) for recognizing a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist’s (CRNA) ability to perform pre-anesthetic assessments in Ambulatory Surgical Centers as part of the final rule made Nov. 1 on the Physician Fee Schedule.

Released: 28-Oct-2019 12:05 AM EDT
AANA Releases Pivotal Study on Safety, Cost-Effectiveness of Anesthesia Delivery
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) released a new study that suggests politics and professional interests are the main drivers of anesthesia policy in the United States.

Newswise: Michigan hospital improves post-CABG outcomes, 
using proactive amiodarone protocol
16-Oct-2019 6:00 AM EDT
Michigan hospital improves post-CABG outcomes, using proactive amiodarone protocol
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

A quality improvement project at Beaumont Hospital in Michigan resulted in a decreased incidence of postoperative atrial fibrillation and shorter mean lengths of stay. The results indicate that an amiodarone POAF prophylaxis protocol could significantly reduce costs, improve patient outcomes and increase the overall quality of care.

Newswise: App to Improve Lives of Older Adults Is Set for First Major User Tests
Released: 9-Oct-2019 10:40 AM EDT
App to Improve Lives of Older Adults Is Set for First Major User Tests
University of Alabama Huntsville

Developed at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) through a collaboration that began in 2015, the app is called mPACT, for mobile Physical Activity Training.

Newswise: American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Recognized for Innovative I AM ME Campaign
Released: 1-Oct-2019 11:10 AM EDT
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Recognized for Innovative I AM ME Campaign
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

The national professional association for more than 50,000 nurse anesthesiologists was recognized by a global company for their innovative diversity and inclusion campaign.

Released: 8-Aug-2019 12:00 AM EDT
Scott Urigel Receives AANA’s 34th Annual Alice Magaw Outstanding Clinical Anesthesia Practitioner Award
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Inventor of the Block Buddy, CRNA Scott Urigel receives outstanding clinical anesthesia practitioner award.

Released: 8-Aug-2019 12:00 AM EDT
O’Sullivan Named Anesthesia’s Program Director of the Year
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

University of Iowa Program Director over anesthesia wins one of nurse anesthesia's highest honor. Ceremony to take place in Chicago.

Released: 8-Aug-2019 12:00 AM EDT
Kay K. Sanders Receives AANA’s 40th Annual Helen Lamb Outstanding Educator Award
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Kay K. Sanders career nurse anesthesia from Fort Worth, Texas receives outstanding educator award from national association in Chicago.

Released: 8-Aug-2019 12:00 AM EDT
Wallena Gould Receives AANA’s 45th Annual Agatha Hodgins Award for Outstanding Accomplishment
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Dr. Wallena Gould, the second African American to receive nurse anesthesia's highest honor, the Agatha Hodgins award in Chicago.

Released: 8-Aug-2019 12:00 AM EDT
Chicago Photographer Named Honorary Member of National Anesthesia Association
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Long-time Chicago Photographer, John Wheeler inducted as honorary member of the AANA. Wheeler has literally photographed one-third of the association's history.

Released: 8-Aug-2019 12:00 AM EDT
Jennifer Schmitt Receives AANA’s 19th Annual Ira P. Gunn Award for Outstanding Professional Advocacy
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Oklahoma CRNA, Jennifer Schmitt recognized for her advocacy efforts in giving access to healthcare to Oklahomans through her career in nurse anesthesia.

Released: 8-Aug-2019 12:00 AM EDT
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists Convene in Chicago to Discuss All Aspects of Anesthesia Care
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

A little known fact is that Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) are America's very first anesthesia providers. With nearly 53,000 CRNAs nationwide, they administer approximately 45million anesthetics this year. The national meeting is being held in Chicago this year. CRNAs are available for interviews.

8-Aug-2019 12:00 AM EDT
Muckler Recognized as One of Nurse Anesthesia’s Most Influential Educators
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Duke University Professor recognized as one of nurse anesthesia top educators by national association.

Newswise: Hospital-Hosted Simulated Surgery Offers UAH Nursing Students Interprofessional Education Experience
Released: 9-Jul-2019 3:05 PM EDT
Hospital-Hosted Simulated Surgery Offers UAH Nursing Students Interprofessional Education Experience
University of Alabama Huntsville

Students in UAH's College of Nursing’s perioperative elective assisted Dr. Kenneth Chandler with an open appendectomy on a SynDaver surgical model at the Decatur Morgan Hospital in Decatur, Ala.

Newswise: Beth Ann Clayton Selected for 2019 Class of Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing
Released: 5-Jul-2019 2:45 PM EDT
Beth Ann Clayton Selected for 2019 Class of Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Beth Ann Clayton, DNP, MS, CRNA, a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) from Cincinnati, Ohio, has been selected for induction as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN), joining more than 2,600 nursing leaders who make up the academy.

Newswise: Maria Van Pelt Chosen for Induction as Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing
Released: 5-Jul-2019 2:40 PM EDT
Maria Van Pelt Chosen for Induction as Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Maria Van Pelt, PhD, CRNA, a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) from Westborough, Mass., has been selected for induction as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN), joining more than 2,600 nursing leaders who make up the academy.

Newswise: Anesthesia Provider John Bing Receives One of Nursing’s Highest Honors
Released: 5-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Anesthesia Provider John Bing Receives One of Nursing’s Highest Honors
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

John Bing, BSN, CRNA, a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist from Clarksville, MD., has been elected as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing (AAN).

Newswise: How Nurses Bring Clarity to the Nature of Social Change
Released: 11-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT
How Nurses Bring Clarity to the Nature of Social Change
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

History provides an enhanced understanding of the factors that inform social policy. In the wider arena of public health and its influence on social change, the political and healing import of nursing cannot be ignored.


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