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Read about current government issues that have an impact on nurse anesthesia and its practice, as well as what TANA is doing to advocate for our patients and professionals. Read more >>

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See March 3, 2018 Region II Director Report – Click Here.

TANA Members from across Tennessee at our State Capitol on February 28th for TANA Day on the Hill, visiting with our legislators to thank them for their service! Six schools of Nurse anesthesia were represented, and over 100 CRNAs and SRNAs in attendance! –  Click here to view group photo

Click Here to see Proclamation from Governor Bill Haslam for CRNA Week in Tennessee.


Join your fellow CRNA’s for TANA Day on the Hill- February 28th in Nashville at the NEW LOCATION!  TANA Members, let us know if you can make it HERE.

The slide presentation “Integration of the Controlled Substances Monitoring Database (CSMD) into CRNA Practice” which was presented at the Annual TANA Meeting by Brent Earwood, CRNA, Chairman of both the Tennessee Board of Nursing and the CSMD Committee, is available here. This link also includes access to a short, 5-question survey Brent would like you to complete as data for his Doctoral project.

TANA Legislative Action Alert!  Click here for important information

TANA members with a Certificate of Fitness…Options for Taking Required Controlled Substance Prescribing/Chronic Pain Guidelines Course Click here to view PDF

Job Listings – Check it out! see ad attached.

See Why CRNAs Are A Cost Effective Anesthesia Option In Tennessee- click here for full report

Check out TANA’s Facebook page for daily information and CRNA Week Info!

Join the TANA PAC Student Volunteer Circle Club or Get Info on the TANA Student Mentorship Program Here.


Education and Wellness



Considering a career in nurse anesthesia?  Find out more about the requirements for becoming a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist.  We’ve also listed the six Tennessee universities that offer accredited nurse anesthesia educational programs, along with links to their websites.

For Patients

For Patients

We’ve compiled all the resources patients need to find answers to common anesthesia questions, including links to general information, what to expect before receiving anesthesia, what to expect after, and much more.

Check out The Future of Anesthesia Care Today for even more in depth information.