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National Nurse Anesthetists Week

 
For those who are on Twitter or Facebook, tweet a short message every day during National Nurse Anesthetists week about CRNAs to educate your followers. Likewise, put something in your Facebook status update for your friends.
 
If you use the #nnaw tag in your posts, anyone can search on that term and see what has been posted. Below are sample posts for Facebook and Twitter.
 
Twitter
During the American Civil War, wounded soldiers were cared for by nurse anesthetists. More info: http://www.aana.com/aboutus/Pages/Answering-the-Call-Video.aspx #nnaw
 
#aanadyk Anesthesia was first demonstrated on Oct. 16, 1846 by dentist William T.G. Morton? #nnaw

 
#aanadyk In 1877, Sister Mary Bernard became the first nurse to specialize in anesthesia? #nnaw

 
#anesthesiafunfact Agatha Hodgins formally established the Lakeside Hospital School of anesthesia in 1915, though she had been teaching anesthesia to nurses and doctors there since 1911. #nnaw
 
#anesthesiafunfact Agatha Hodgins was elected honorary president at the association’s first Annual Meeting in 1933. Held in Milwaukee, Wis., the meeting only had 120 attendees. #nnaw

 
#aanadyk In 1937 the NANA Headquarters moved from Cleveland, Ohio, to Chicago, Ill.? #nnaw
 

#anesthesiafunfact The U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare recognized the AANA as the accrediting agency for schools of nurse anesthesia in 1955. #nnaw
 

#aanadyk Becoming a nurse anesthetist was named one of the 25 hottest careers by Working Women magazine in 1989? #nnaw
 

#anesthesiafunfact In 2001 Iowa became the first state to opt out of the federal physician supervision requirement for nurse anesthetists. Currently, 17 states have opted out. #nnaw 
 
 
#aanadyk English physician John Snow gave chloroform to Queen Victoria during childbirth in 1853. #nnaw
 
 
#aanadyk John Garde, CRNA, was the first male president of the AANA. #nnaw
 
 
Facebook
Did You Know: Anesthesia was discovered on October 16, 1846 by a dentist? William T.G. Morton demonstrated the anesthetizing property of diethyl ether at Massachusetts General Hospital to three skeptical physicians. #aanadyk #nnaw
 

Did You Know: Sister Mary Bernard, a nurse at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Erie, Pa., became the first nurse to specialize in anesthesia? #aanadyk #nnaw
 

Anesthesia Fun Fact: Agatha Hodgins formally established the Lakeside Hospital School of Anesthesia in Cleveland, Ohio in 1915, though she had already been teaching anesthesia to nurses and doctors there since 1911. #anesthesiafunfact #nnaw
 

Did You Know: The NANA Headquarters moved from Cleveland, Ohio, to Chicago, Ill., in 1937? #aanadyk #nnaw
 

Anesthesia Fun Fact: In 1955, the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare recognized the AANA as the accrediting agency for schools of nurse anesthesia. #anesthesiafunfact #nnaw
 

Did You Know: Becoming a nurse anesthetist was named one of the 25 hottest careers by Working Women magazine in 1989? #anesthesiafunfact #nnaw
 
Did You Know: In 1977, John Garde, CRNA, was the first male president of the AANA? #aanadyk #nnaw
 
 
Did You Know: English physician John Snow gave chloroform to Queen Victoria during childbirth in 1853? #aanadyk #nnaw
 

Did You Know: Iowa became the first state to opt out of the federal physician supervision requirement for nurse anesthetists in 2001? To date, 17 states have opted out. #aanadyk #nnaw