The Professional Practice Division handles practice-related issues (e.g., standards of practice, facility accreditation) that affect nurse anesthetists.
The AANA Marketplace offers unique publications-on-demand for members (login required) and nonmembers. AANA members and nonmembers alike will be able to purchase books, reports, customizable promotional materials, and other publications when needed and in the desired quantities.
The Research Department promotes and facilitates the knowledge and utilization of research in anesthesia, and supports professional development. The department is responsible for consulting on research matters, assessing current research being conducted, and targeting research topics based on trends identified in the AANA and AANA Foundation's strategic plans.
Health and Wellness
The AANA Wellness Program website offers information and resources to reduce risk factors and improve health and fitness.
The AANA recognizes that anesthesia providers, because of their exposure and the nature of their work, face a high occupational risk for substance misuse. Assistance for CRNAs and student nurse anesthetists for chemical dependency and substance misuse is available through several avenues. Check it out!
The AANA Archives preserves the history of the AANA, and by extension the history of the nurse anesthesia profession, through items that document the activities of the AANA since its founding in 1931. Documents, publications, photographs, memorabilia, audiovisual items, and anesthesia equipment are included in the Archives' collections. The AANA Library comprises a collection of books and journals on anesthesia and related healthcare topics.
Look for a job or find the perfect candidate! Further your career or find that Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist who fits in perfectly with your practice setting.
The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists has gathered some important resources to help our members have a successful and healthy volunteering experience.
The Speaker Databank is a system that allows users to search for speakers and presentations that may be used as part of a continuing education program.
The AANA Bookstore and Fulfillment Center provides professional and patient information; instructional, practice, and safety resources; and promotional items. These resources come in the form of books, videos, DVDs, brochures, manuals, and logo merchandise.
AANA provides links to websites as a convenience to members and other users of its website. By establishing a web link with any external organization, it should not be implied that such linkage constitutes endorsement or support by AANA of any such entity. Moreover, AANA cannot assume responsibility for material posted on other websites.
Several resources for help across the website are listed here.