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WELLNESS & PEER ASSISTANCE

The AANA recognizes that anesthesia providers, because of their exposure and the nature of their work, face a high occupational risk for substance misuse. Assistance for CRNAs and student nurse anesthetists for chemical dependency and substance misuse is available through several avenues.

NURSE ANESTHESIA PROGRAM

Find the right Nurse Anesthesia Program for you.

JOB POSTINGS

We'll help you look for a job or find the perfect candidate. Further your career or find that Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist who fits in perfectly with your practice setting.

LINKS OF INTEREST

WANA provides links to websites as a convenience to members and other users of its website. By establishing a web link with any external organization, it should not be implied that such linkage constitutes endorsement or support by WANA of any such entity. Moreover, WANA cannot assume responsibility for material posted on other websites.

MEDICARE LOCALITY CONVERSION FACTORS FOR ANESTHESIA SERVICES

(through 2013)

Summary: The effect of the SGR formula has been postponed once again. The national anesthesia conversion factor for 2013 is $21.9243. Click Here to learn more about Medicare Locality Conversion Factors for Anesthesia Services.

DISTRIBUTION OF WASHINGTON ANESTHESIA PROVIDERS IN 2010

Click Here to take a closer look at the Distribution of Washington Anesthesia Providers in 2010.

CRNAS-AT-A-GLANCE

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists play a vital role in Washington's Health.
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NURSING RESEARCH: OB COMPLICATIONS

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CRNA HISTORY AND FAQ'S

When anesthesia is administered by a nurse anesthetist, it is recognized as the practice of nursing; when administered by an anesthesiologist, it is recognized as the practice of medicine. Regardless of whether their educational background is in nursing or medicine, all anesthesia professionals give anesthesia the same way.
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CASE PRESENTATIONS AND EVIDENCE

Student presentations from Sacred Heart Medical Center/Gonzaga University MAE. 

PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY FAQ

The FAQ's attempts to dispel some of the misconceptions regarding our practice and to direct the reader to the appropriate resources for policy development for their facilities. Click Here to learn more.

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