Resuming Elective, Non-Urgent Surgical Procedures During the COVID-19 Pandemic
As parts of the U.S. begin to resume elective non-urgent surgical services, the AANA has developed an infographic to help facilities and clinicians determine whether the timing of reopening and the safety of the working environment are appropriate prior to return to work.
|WEBINAR – MAY 6
Pediatric Anesthesia during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Join Heather Rankin, DNP, MBA, CRNA, and Jamie Furstein PhD, DNAP, CRNA, CPNP-AC, as they discuss anesthetic management of pediatric patients and strategies for reducing the risk of transmission when caring for pediatric patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us May 6 at 6 p.m. CT. Attendees will receive 1.25 Class A CE.
|NEW POSITION STATEMENT
Health Disparities during the COVID-19 Pandemic
The AANA is deeply committed to addressing disparities in order to enhance health outcomes for all individuals, families, and communities. We support the need for increased testing for vulnerable populations, the delivery of culturally sensitive public health information, and the equitable treatment for all patients.
Guidelines for Emergency Surgery in Patients with COVID-19
This new infographic is based on recent research, Providing Anesthesia for Emergent Surgery in a Patient With COVID-19, by Jacob Heesch, MSN, CRNA, ARNP, Yatish Ranganath, MD, and Cormac O’Sullivan, PhD, CRNA, ARNP.
N95 Decontamination and Reuse
In an AANA Journal online exclusive, N95 Respirator Decontamination and Reuse: Current State of the Evidence, Kip Wharton, BA, BSN, and Michael Rieker, DNP, CRNA, FAAN, describe the literature review conducted examining the evidence for N95 decontamination and reuse. Decontamination methods discussed in the literature are chemical, physical, and energetic, with the most promising evidence available for vaporized hydrogen peroxide, warm moist heat, and ultraviolet germicidal irradiation.
|WEBINAR REPLAY – MAY 7
Impact of Drug Shortages During the COVID-19 Pandemic
In this April 28 live webinar, a panel of researchers and a frontline CRNA discussed the current landscape, causes, and outlook of current drug shortages, particularly anesthetic and sedation drugs, as well as frontline provider experiences, clinical implications, and mitigation strategies for care of COVID-19 patients. Join us May 7 at 5 p.m. CT. Attendees will receive 1 Class A CE.*
*If you received credit for the live webinar, you are not eligible to receive credit for any replays of this webinar.