Still Need Health Insurance Coverage? The ACA Has Reopened

The current administration has ordered the reopening of the Affordable Care Act’s federal insurance marketplaces for three months to give those who need coverage during the coronavirus pandemic an extended ...

AANA Study Finds High Job Satisfaction Rate Among CRNAs

Park Ridge, Ill. (AANA)— The anesthesia delivery profession continues to face an on-going shortage of providers. Recognizing that Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) make up an increasing share of this ...

Biden to Appoint Nurse as Acting Surgeon General

President Biden is expected to appoint Rear Admiral Susan Orsega, MSN, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, to the position of Acting U.S. Surgeon General. Orsega, who has served as the director of ...

AANA Releases Shared Airway During Dental Procedures Practice Considerations

This new resource, developed by the AANA Dental Advisory Panel, describes unique practice considerations related to the shared airway for office-based dental sedation and anesthesia. Read more.

Cloth Masks Compared with Medical Masks

The AANA shared a study in BMJ Open looked at the efficacy of cloth masks compared to medical masks in hospital healthcare workers. The results caution against the use of ...

TDH Updates COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

Tennessee to Begin Age-Based Vaccination Wednesday, December 30, 2020 | 10:47am NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health has updated the Tennessee COVID-19 Vaccination Plan and its phased approach to ...

Become a Fellow of the AANA (FAANA)

As a Fellow of the AANA you are recognized as one of the most accomplished leaders in the profession of nurse anesthesia. Earning the FAANA designation is a major career ...

Caught in ‘the Second Wave Furlough’?

The resurgent late autumn wave of COVID-19 has once again postponed elective procedures and diagnostics in some regions of the U.S., sidelining some CRNAs for the second time in this ...

TANA President Victor Martin, MBA, CRNA, APN Recognized in the Williamson Herald

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Victor L. Martin, a Franklin resident, was recently introduced as the 2020-21 president of the 2,200-member Tennessee Association of Nurse Anesthetists (TANA) during the association’s ...

Call for Comments on Proposed Revisions to the Accreditation Standards

The Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) has issued a call for comments on Proposed Revisions to the Accreditation Standards. The call for comments will remain open ...
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