Promoting CRNA Wellness in Mind and Body

Lifestyle choices are correlated to 70-90% of chronic diseases challenging healthcare workers, including stroke, cancer, heart disease and diabetes. Learn 13 evidence-based steps you can implement in the workplace to improve the mental and physical health of CRNAs. See also: www.aana.com/wellness.

AANA Open Comments: Chronic Pain Management Guidelines

AANA has extended the open comment period for the draft practice document titled, Chronic Pain Management Guidelines, through July 6, 2021. Please review and provide feedback to practice@aana.com. Download the document and read the guided questions here.

PTSD Awareness Month

June is PTSD Awareness Month. PTSD is an anxiety disorder that can be experienced after seeing or living through a dangerous or traumatic event. It is probably best known for affecting soldiers and veterans, but affects healthcare providers and other professions as well. For resources, visit AANA.com/PTSD.

Mental Health Month: It’s Okay to Ask for Help

When feelings or symptoms affect your ability to function, more than peer support is needed. It’s okay to ask for help. Seek professional advice and therapy from a licensed clinician. See Ask for Help: The When, Where, and How for Mental Health Needs. www.aana.com/askforhelp

Mental Health Awareness Month

From the AANA: May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the AANA stands with Mental Health America to help spread mental health awareness. Over the next month, the AANA will highlight resources on mental health. To get an early start, visit AANAWellness.com.

ACOG Council Launches Practicing for Patients Program

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care has launched the Practicing for Patients Obstetric In-Situ Drill Program to aid labor and delivery teams in case of emergency. Read more.

AANA Election Slate Announced

The AANA Leadership Identification Committee, after reviewing the nominations for elected positions for the upcoming election at its February meeting, has announced the slate of candidates for the 2021 election of the AANA Board of Directors, Leadership Identification Committee, and Bylaws and Resolutions Committee members.  The order of names was determined randomly on the ballot …

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