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National Nurse Anesthetists Week

 
For those who are on Twitter or Facebook, tweet a short message every day during National CRNA Week about CRNAs to educate your followers. Likewise, put something in your Facebook status update for your friends.
 
If you use the #crnaweek tag in your posts, anyone can search on that term and see what has been posted. Below are sample posts for Facebook and Twitter. #aanadyk = Did You Know
 
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 #crnaweek
 
#aanadyk Anesthesia was first demonstrated on Oct. 16, 1846 by dentist William T.G. Morton? #crnaweek

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

 
#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. #crnaweek
 
#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. #crnaweek

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

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

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

#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. #crnaweek 
 
 
#aanadyk English physician John Snow gave chloroform to Queen Victoria during childbirth in 1853. #crnaweek
 
 
#aanadyk John Garde, CRNA, was the first male president of the AANA. #crnaweek
 
 
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 #crnaweek
 

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 #crnaweek
 

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

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 #crnaweek