Wellness and Substance Use Disorder Education and Research


Online Educational Resources

Making Lemonade: One CRNAs Story of Addiction and Recovery (www.AANA.com/MakingLemonade)​ - share this video with co-workers, families, and friends to help to raise awareness of the need to identify the signs and behaviors of impaired CRNAs and student nurse anesthetists to get help for substance use disorder (SUD). 
Wellness Catalog on AANALearn®

Wellness and Chemical Dependency in the Nurse Anesthesia Profession - link to informational page

Wearing Masks, The Series 

The Wearing Masks videos (www.AANA.com/WearingMasks) are available to view online.  AANA Health and Wellness strongly recommends that every nurse anesthesia professional view this highly regarded complete collection of programs on substance abuse disorders in anesthesia.  Also included are links to related topics and resources. ​

Research and published resources on anesthesia professionals' health, wellness, and addictions - follow link to listing
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 Shared Research


​Share your wellness and SUD  related research through the AANA Research Abstract Repository!

The Research Abstract Repository (member username and password required) is for posting and viewing research abstracts. The goal of the AANA Foundation and Research Department is to provide this site to improve the dissemination of knowledge that is critically important to advancing the science, education, and research of anesthesia and the CRNA profession. At no cost to members, all CRNAs and student registered nurse anesthetists are encouraged to post published or unpublished abstracts in the Research Abstract Repository. To post an abstract, you must be one of the individuals involved in the research.