These valuable and informative resources are available for your use and can be printed/distributed as needed. They were developed to inform policymakers, facility administrators, healthcare professionals, patients, the media and others about the essential services provided by Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs). Hard copies of these documents are available from the AANA Bookstore
Advancing Patient Safety and Excellence in Anesthesia
AANA White Papers
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Executive Summary (introduces subsequent documents)
History of Nurse Anesthesia Practice
CRNA Scope of Practice
Nurse Anesthesia Education
Quality of Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Quality of Care in Anesthesia
Cost Effectiveness of Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Reimbursement of CRNA Services
Legal Issues of Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Nurse Anesthetists and Anesthesiologists Practicing Together