The Professional Practice Division handles practice-related issues (e.g., standards of practice, facility accreditation) that affect nurse anesthetists.
The AANA Bookstore and Fulfillment Center provides professional and patient information; instructional, practice, and safety resources; and promotional items. These resources come in the form of books, videos, DVDs, brochures, manuals, and logo merchandise.
The AANA Archives preserves the history of the AANA, and by extension the history of the nurse anesthesia profession, through items that document the activities of the AANA since its founding in 1931. Documents, publications, photographs, memorabilia, audiovisual items, and anesthesia equipment are included in the Archives' collections. The AANA Library comprises a collection of books and journals on anesthesia and related healthcare topics.
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Health and Wellness
The AANA Wellness Program website offers information and resources to reduce risk factors and improve health and fitness.
AANA 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 AANA of any such entity. Moreover, AANA cannot assume responsibility for material posted on other websites.
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. Check it out!
The Research Department promotes and facilitates the knowledge and utilization of research in anesthesia, and supports professional development. The department is responsible for consulting on research matters, assessing current research being conducted, and targeting research topics based on trends identified in the AANA and AANA Foundation's strategic plans.
Several resources for help are listed here.