American Association of Nurse Anesthetists


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American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

a professional association of certified registered nurse anesthetists.

A·mer·i·can As·so·ci·a·tion of Nurse A·nes·the·tists

(AANA) (ă-mer'i-kăn ă-sō'sē-ā'shŭn nŭrs ă-nes'thĕ-tists)
Organized professional group of nurse anesthetists.
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2003b About the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists.
About the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Founded in 1931 and located in Park Ridge, Ill.
To obtain copies of the two brochures, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, 222 South Prospect Avenue, Park Ridge, IL 60068.
Founded in 1931, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) is the professional association representing more than 49,000 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and student registered nurse anesthetists nationwide.
The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) was formed in 1931 and its membership is now over 35,000 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and students.
However, to follow the recommendations of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) to offer an MSN in nurse anesthesia (1,2), its administrators were seeking affiliation with a university-based school of nursing.
The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) said that 29 states currently don't require direct supervision of a nurse anesthetist by a physician.
Braun, the world leader in regional anesthesia, today announced the launch of the Stimuplex[R] Pen, the newest product offering in its extensive regional anesthesia product line, at the 2007 American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado.
Pain Management by Nurse Anesthetists: ANA congratulates AANA, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, on CMS' decision to continue reimbursing certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) for chronic pain management for Medicare beneficiaries CMS is modifying its regulations to provide that "Anesthesia and related care means those services that a certified registered nurse anesthetist is legally authorized to perform in the state in which the services are furnished " When state scope of practice rules allow nurse anesthetists to provide chronic pain management services, Medicare will reimburse them CMS deliberately deferred "to individual states to determine the scope of practice for CRNAs" and avoided listing which services they can or cannot do under Medicare.
Donna Shalala, President University of Miami and former US Secretary of Health Attendees also heard the federal agendas of AACN, the American Nurses Association, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, and the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), as well as the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA), publicly posture as patient advocates.
In addition to ANA, members of the Joint Dialogue Group are the: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program, National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, American College of Nurse-Midwives, American Organization of Nurse Executives, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties, National Council of State Boards of Nursing, National Council of State Boards of Nursing APRN Advisory Committee, National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission and nursing compact administrators.

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