Professional Practice

​​​​​​​Hot Topics for Practice FDA
Additional Practice Resources​ Clinical Practice Resources
AANA Practice Documents Business and Employment Resources
Upcoming Webinars Facility Accreditation
Evidence-Based Practice
  
Hot Topics for Practice
Additional Practice Resources
AANA Practice Documents
 
The Professional Practice Manual for the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist contains the most up-to-date practice related documents, including the Scope of Nurse Anesthesia Practice and Standards for Nurse Anesthesia Practice, position statements, supporting documents and forms.  To order a copy of the manual, visit the AANA Marketplace.
 
Upcoming Webinars
  • April Safety Action Series: Accelerating Adoption of a Patient Safety Culture
    • Wednesday, April 22, 2015 1:00-2:00 pm ET
    • For more information and registration click here
  • Creating Evidence-based Guidelines in 2015 
    • Presented by ECRI Institute
    • Wednesday, April 8, 2015 from 1:00-2:30 pm ET
    • For more information and registration click here
  • Just The Basics: An Introduction to Ambulatory Care Accreditation
    • Each webinar will begin at noon, CT.  Registrants can choose from multiple dates.
    • For more information and registration click here
  • Strategies to Improve Clinical Communication
    • Tuesday, March 31, 2015 12:00-1:00 pm ET
    • For more information and registration click here
Evidence-Based Practice

Information and resources on integrating evidence-based research into clinical practice. 
 
FDA

Information regarding recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) news, AANA activities related to the FDA, anesthesia-related drug shortages, recalls, safety alerts, and safety labeling changes, pharmacy compounding resources, and the FDA's Safe Use Initiative.   
 
Clinical Practice Resources

Clinical references relating to infection control, surgical time-out and checklist, waste anesthetic gases, radiation, latex allergy, sharps safety, difficult airway algorithm, surgical fires and technology.

Business and Employment Resources

Business and Employment Resources  
Information and webinars relating to employment issues and surgeon liability. 

Facility Accreditation

Information regarding the following organizations: Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), Accreditation Association for Hospitals/Health Systems (AAHHS), American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF), Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ), DNV GL Healthcare, Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) and The Joint Commission. (Login Required)
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 Contact the Professional Practice Division

 

​Email: practice@aana.com

Phone: (847) 655-8870

 

 Critical Incident Resources

 
 
 
A Perioperative death or catastrophe can be devastating for the nurse anesthetist or student nurse anesthetist.  AANA has compiled resources to help:
 

 Wellness and Peer Assistance