Professional Practice

Hot Topics for Practice Evidence-Based Practice
Additional Practice Resources FDA
Diversity and Inclusion Resources
Clinical Practice Resources
AANA Practice Documents Facility Accreditation
Upcoming Webinars
  
Hot Topics for Practice
Additional Practice Resources
AANA Diversity and Inclusion Resources


The AANA Board of Directors is proud to engage with nurse anesthetists and external experts in creating the AANA Diversity Task Force to develop the strategic framework to make recommendation to implement cultural sensitivity and diversity initiatives for our profession. This work addresses each of the AANA Core Values of diversity, quality, professionalism, compassion, collaboration, and wellness. 

AANA Practice Documents
 
The Professional Practice Manual for the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist contains the most up-to-date practice related documents, including the Scope of Nurse Anesthesia Practice and Standards for Nurse Anesthesia Practice, position statements, supporting documents and forms.  To order a copy of the manual, visit the AANA Marketplace.
 
Upcoming Webinars
Evidence-Based Practice

Information and resources on integrating evidence-based research into clinical practice. 
 
FDA

Information regarding recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) news, AANA activities related to the FDA, anesthesia-related drug shortages, recalls, safety alerts, and safety labeling changes, pharmacy compounding resources, and the FDA's
Safe Use Initiative.   
 
Clinical Practice Resources

Clinical references relating to infection control, surgical time-out and checklist, waste Quick Safety 25: Preventing pressure injuries, July 20, 2016 (New)anesthetic gases, radiation, latex allergy, sharps safety, difficult airway algorithm, surgical fires and technology.

 
Information regarding the following organizations: Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), Accreditation Association for Hospitals/Health Systems (AAHHS), American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF), Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ), DNV GL Healthcare, Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) and The Joint Commission. (Login Required)
 

 Contact the Professional Practice Division

 

​Email: practice@aana.com

Phone: (847) 655-8870

 

 Critical Incident Resources

 
 
 
A Perioperative death or catastrophe can be devastating for the nurse anesthetist or student nurse anesthetist.  AANA has compiled resources to help:
 

 Wellness and Peer Assistance