Disparities in Anesthesia Outcomes: What Can CRNAs Do?

By Edwin Aroke, PhD, CRNA Assistant Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Terrica Durbin, DNP, PhD, CRNA Program Chair, University of Tennessee Knoxville Reprinted courtesy of AANA NewsBulletin: May 2020 ...

Show Appreciation during National Nurses Week

TANA President David Klappholz, MSN, RN, CRNA submitted a letter to various news outlets this week and has been published in the The Greenville Sun and other weekly newsletters. The ...

AANA Resources for Elective Surgeries | Pediatric Anesthesia Webinar | Health Disparities Statement

  NEW INFOGRAPHIC 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 ...

CRNA Union University Alumni: ‘Love Conquers All’

This powerful photo taken in a TGH operating room has captured the hearts of millions around the globe. Our motto since Covid-19 first swept into our community has been 'Love ...

AANA Advocacy: New COVID-19 Resources

The AANA Advocacy team has compiled an FAQ Document on Supervision Removal with the latest information and answers to your questions about how the CMS waiver will affect your practice. ...

CMS Temporarily Suspends Physician Supervision Requirements For CRNAs

Dear Patty, Breaking news! The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has temporarily suspended physician supervision requirements for CRNAs! Only moments ago, CMS announced an unprecedented array of temporary ...

Governor Bill Lee Issues Statewide “Safer-at-Home” Order and Closes Non-Essential Businesses

Governor Bill Lee issued a statewide “safer-at-home” order and closed “non-essential” businesses. Attached are the two most recent Executive Orders. Please let us know if you have any questions. Executive ...

ASTC & Hospital Letter on Elective Procedures from TN DoH

On March 26, 2020, Vincent Davis, Director of Office of Health Care Facilities, issued a memorandum to hospital and ASTCs regarding Executive Order 18, which directs hospitals and outpatient surgical ...

Governor Lee issued Executive Order 20 To Amend Provisions in Executive Order 15

On March 26, 2020, Governor Lee issued Executive Order 20 which amends several provisions in Executive Order 15 related to Title 63 and 68.  Of note in this Executive Order: ...

Governor Lee’s Executive Order 18 and Impact on Elective Surgeries

On March 23, Governor Bill Lee issued Executive Order 18 that addresses concerns related to elective and non-emergent procedures. Dental service providers to not perform any non-emergency dental or oral ...
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