Who is TANA?

The Tennessee Association of Nurse Anesthetists (TANA) is a nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to advance the profession of nurse anesthesia, to advocate Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists as high- quality anesthesia providers, to enhance the art and science of nurse anesthesia and to facilitate the provision of safe, accessible, affordable, high quality anesthesia care.



AANHPI Heritage Month 2024: Meet Asian American CRNA and TANA Member Malasy Vichathep

Malasy Vichathep, DNP, CRNA, works at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, a long way from ...

AANHPI Heritage Month 2024: Meet TANA Member Leilani Herbert—Clinician, Clinical Education Coordinator, Native Hawaiian

CRNAs from USAP at Williamson Health in Franklin, TN, from L to R: Arnold Agbunag, ...

What is a CRNA?

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) are advanced practice registered nurses with graduate level education who enjoy a high degree of autonomy and professional respect. CRNAs provide anesthetics to patients in every practice setting, and for every type of surgery or procedure. They are the sole anesthesia providers in nearly all rural hospitals, and the main provider of anesthesia to the men and women serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.



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