2003b About the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
. Online: www.aana.com/ about/default.asp (accessed April 10, 2004)
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
2003 Nurse Anesthesia EductionAvailable from: www.ifnaint.
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.
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.
Currently, there are approximately 40,000 practicing anesthesiologists in the United States (Health Resources and Services Administration, 2007) and over 36,000 CRNAs (American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
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.
They also provide insight into the roles played by key nursing organizations: the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties, the National Association of Clinical Specialists, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
, the American College of Nurse Midwives, and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.
Members of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
provided volunteer support.
The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
(AANA) said that 29 states currently don't require direct supervision of a nurse anesthetist by a physician.