The mission of the AANA Foundation is to advance the science of anesthesia through education and research. By supporting the AANA Foundation you support high-level research that is critically important to improving anesthesia patient safety, advocating for and advancing the CRNA profession, and rebutting inaccuracies and mistruths about nurse anesthesia.
Examples of Proof is Power research supported by the AANA Foundation include:
• “No Harm Found When Nurse Anesthetists Work Without Supervision by Physicians,” by Research Triangle Institute (RTI), Health Affairs, August 2010.
• “Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Anesthesia Providers,” by the Lewis Group, Journal of Nursing Economic$, June 2010.
• “Anesthesia Provider Model, Hospital Resources, and Maternal Outcomes,” by Jack Needleman, PhD, MS, and Ann Minnick, PhD, RN, FAAN, Health Services Research, November 2008.
• “Anesthesia Staffing and Anesthetic Complications During Cesarean Delivery,” by Daniel Simonson, CRNA, MPHA, Melissa Ahern, PhD, MBA, and Michael Hendryx, PhD, Nursing Research, January/February 2007.
These studies which benefit CRNAs and their patients are the result of hard work, bright minds, and most of all, the generosity of donors to the AANA Foundation who believe in the power of research-driven evidence.
Our 2013 research initiatives include health services, clinical and educational topics. We are counting on your support. Please make your tax-deductible donation today! Do it for the AANA Foundation, the profession, yourself and your patients.
2012 - 2013 Annual Fund Goal: $440,000
The donation Gem Levels for Annual Giving are:
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Amethyst = $250-$499
Sapphire = $500-$999
Emerald = $1,000-$2,499
Ruby = $2,500-$4,999
Diamond = $5,000 and above
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Monthly credit card gifts can be made in any amount and scheduled for the 15th of each month. Gifts like these allow you to make a larger commitment and space out the payments over time. Enrolling in the AANA Foundation's monthly gift program will free up some of your time, allowing you to focus on other important aspects of your life. For more information on the monthly credit card gift option, call Nat Carmichael at (847) 655-1175 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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