AANA Membership Benefits


NEW! AANA Membership Benefits:

  • Exclusive to AANA members, AANA Connect is the private virtual environment devoted to CRNA interaction and community development and collaboration.
  • Starting September 2016 members will receive an exclusive code that can be used for up to 6 online courses worth 1 Class A CE Credit each on AANALearn.com.*
  • Only AANA members can now track Class B credits in real time on AANALearn.com. Once submitted, the Class B credits will automatically appear on your AANA transcript.
  • Members save up to 50% when purchasing the 4-part interactive AANA CPC Core Modules series on AANALearn.com.
  • Members can participate in one of AANA’s flexible membership dues payment plans including a quarterly dues payment plan and an annual automatic renewal program.

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  • Lobbying and input on important issues through AANA's prominent Washington, D.C., and Park Ridge offices
  • Federal Government Affairs Division serving as liaison to regulatory bodies such as Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Department of Health and Human Services
  • One of the nation's most influential healthcare Political Action Committees (CRNA-PAC)
  • AANA Government Relations Hotline
  • Tracking and analysis of state legislation and regulations
  • Securing government funding for CRNA educational programs
  • Strategic consultation and issue briefings for state associations through the State Government Affairs Division
  • Answering member inquiries concerning state legislative and regulatory requirements
  • Powerful Mid-Year Assembly for members featuring a "Day on the Hill" and other grassroots activities
  • Participation in national healthcare organizations and coalitions focused on healthcare quality and patient safety initiatives
  • Presence at Washington, D.C., fundraisers and other key stakeholder events

Professional Practice Support

  • Consultative assistance on employment practices, clinical practice issues, and quality of care issues
  • Guidance on regulatory and institutional accreditation issues
  • National representation with relevant external health agencies
  • Establishing standards and guidelines for nurse anesthesia practice
  • Practice publications, such as monographs and position statements
  • Annual nurse anesthesia practice and employment survey
  • AANA Health and Wellness program resources and activities
  • AANA Peer Assistance support network and helpline: 
    (800) 654-5167
  • Comprehensive listing of CRNA career opportunities through CRNAcareers.com
  • Inclusion in AANA database of CRNAs eligible for Medicare reimbursement

Public Relations

  • National public relations campaign to educate healthcare administrators legislators, and the public about the invaluable contributions of CRNAs to the U.S. healthcare system
  • Patient information brochures and videotapes for use by practicing CRNAs
  • Resources  that focus on nurse anesthesia news, information, toolkits, credential verification, online education, and more
  • Archives to record and preserve historical contributions of CRNAs and the AANA

Publications and Resources

  • Scholarly and peer-reviewed articles about scientific/educational advancements, research, and case studies relevant to current practice in the award-winning bimonthly AANA Journal
  • Timely news and information on healthcare policy and other CRNA issues in the bimonthly AANA NewsBulletin
  • Late breaking news, information, and updates in the semimonthly e-newsletter Anesthesia E-ssential
  • A wide variety of online practice and professional resources including toolkits, a career center, credential verification, and more
  • Quarterly Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Newsletter e-newsletter

Continuing Education


Support for Nurse Anesthesia Education

  • Creation of evidence-based standards and guidelines for CRNA education
  • Identification of external sources for nurse anesthesia student scholarships and loan programs through the AANA Foundation and other sources
  • Faculty development programs

Quality and Patient Safety



  • Research Forum Program workshop held during the Assembly of School Faculty to help members prepare their research standards and methodology
  • Consultation for research activities by AANA staff and CRNA faculty members
  • Funding of research proposals through the AANA Foundation
  • Workshops for researchers to develop their theories and skills
  • State of the Science sessions at the Nurse Anesthesia Annual Congress

Member Advantage Program

  • Valuable enhanced and discounted products and services such as disability and life insurance, rewards credit card, health insurance, and more
    • Bank of America AANA Rewards Credit Card
    • David L. Jelinek Agency Disability and Life Insurance Products
    • DRB Student Loan Refinancing
    • JLBG Health Insurance Services
    • PQRSwizard

AANA Insurance Services

*Coupons are limited to single-CE online courses through AANA Learn. Coupon code can be used up to six times during the membership year for courses like the AANA Journal Course. CPC Core Modules and multiple-CE bearing courses are not included.